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Signing in your Microsoft account in Windows 10

When you use a Microsoft account to sign in to your Surface, you get cloud storage, entertainment, and apps in the Windows Store and you can connect your devices and accounts seamlessly. While in the Local account, you can also manage your desktop here. But the account that supports the Microsoft will not notify you as the Microsoft Accounts do.

                To check whether you're signed in with a Microsoft account

 

Go to StartWindows logo, and select Settings > Accounts > Your account.

 

Look to see which kind of account you used to sign in:

  • A Microsoft account. If you're already signed in with a Microsoft account, your name and email address appear above your account picture.

 

  • A local account. If you're signed in with a local account, you'll see the words Local Account below your name, along with the Connect to a Microsoft account link.

Even if you didn’t sign in to your Surface with a Microsoft account, you might already have one if you use other Microsoft services like Xbox, Hotmail, Outlook.com, or Skype. Your Microsoft account is the email address you use to sign in to those services.

If you don’t have a Microsoft account, you might already have one of this Microsoft accounts like, Hotmail, Outlook.com or Skype. This can be treated as your Microsoft account if you are signed in into those services.

Go to StartWindows logo, and select Settings > Accounts > Your e-mail and account.

Click “Sign-in with a Microsoft account instead”

Enter your existing Microsoft Account then click “Next”

If you setup your Microsoft password or PIN, please enter it here in the textbox, if none, then click the Next button.

Wait until it loads.

If you already signed-in, try to sign-out your account or lock your screen. In order to start synchronizing your settings in your previous PC, if you already using this account in other device.

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