Microsoft Account offers many features for free including email, contacts, calendar and 15GB of online storage space for your documents.
Step 1: The first step is to create a email address or associate your existing email address with Microsoft. This is referred to as a Microsoft Live ID. Complete step A or B below, but not both steps.
A. Get a Microsoft Live ID - this will be an email address such as or
B. Associate an email address you already have with a Microsoft Live ID by going to this direct link.
Step 2: The second step is access your account by visiting with your favorite browser.
Enter your email address and password to sign into the secure website. An alternate website is