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Questions tagged [microsoft-account]

For questions about your general Microsoft user account, which gives you access to your Outlook and other Microsoft services.

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How to access your email account from Microsoft Office 365

I have logged into the Microsoft Office home page and the screen looks like this: How to proceed to view new email coming to my university account?
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When logging in, my Microsoft account has a “work/school” option. Where do I find what company that belonged to and how can I remove it?

My Microsoft account, when entering my personal email address, prompts me to choose between my work/school account, apparently created by an IT staff, and my personal account. both account label the ...
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What are the possible domains to use with a Microsoft account

I recently created a new Microsoft account with @outlook.com. This and @hotmail.com were the only options available. Now today on a different computer, @outlook.de also showed up. Is there a way ...
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How do I delete all my activity history with Microsoft?

I just found out there was still activity being recorded at https://account.microsoft.com/privacy/activity-history despite me answering 'don't use my data' to all the questions in the last large ...
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I can still find deleted and purged emails in outlook.com

Recently I decide to move back to my old MS account from other MS account and take this absolutely clean and organized. But collide a couple of issues which MS support cannot (or don't want) to ...
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How long after I close my Microsoft account will all my data be deleted from their backups?

Been trying to find a definitive answer for awhile in various places with no luck. If a MS account has been deleted, and is past the 60-day grace period to cancel deletion, how long before the data ...
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Facebook friends suddenly showing up in Outlook People

Ever since Facebook changed their API a couple of years ago, Facebook friends no longer sync with third party apps/services. Since then, Facebook friends stopped appearing in the Outlook.com People/...
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How do you unlink your MSDN profile from your Microsoft Live ID?

I have an MSDN profile, with points, achievements etc. How can I unlink this from the currently linked Live ID (abc@outlook.com) and link to my other Live ID (xyz@outlook.com)?
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Can I delete a new-style Skype account which was created from a Microsoft account?

I am trying to delete a Skype account which was spawned from a Microsoft account single sign-on. In other words, it's a 'new style' Skype account where the username has a 'live:' prefix, and it has ...
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How to rename a device in my Microsoft account?

I recently built a desktop PC with Windows 10 and signed in with my Microsoft account. However, since Windows 10 never asked me for the computer name during setup, it got associated with my MS account ...
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Multiple Microsoft accounts in a browser

My company has a Microsoft account, and I see no way how I can access the company Onedrive/Outlook without logging out from my personal account (which has a long, impossible to remember password + OTP ...
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Add Paypal to Microsoft payment account, without adding a credit card

Is it possible to add PayPal to your Microsoft account without adding a credit card to your PayPal account? As a youngster, I do not have a credit card and I am not planning on getting one.