Microsoft: Change account on Windows Phone, Lumia and Xbox

Similar to the Apple ID on iPhone or the Google account with Android devices acts the Microsoft account for identification on Windows Phones and Lumia smartphones. If you no longer like the mail address for the Microsoft account or you want to change the account on the Windows phone, you can change the Microsoft account.

Microsoft: Change account on Windows Phone, Lumia and Xbox

Below you learn how to change the Microsoft account on Windows Phone.

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Microsoft: Change account on Windows Phone (Lumia and Co.)

Changing the Microsoft account may be necessary amongst others in the following cases:

  • You have more than one account and now want to change gladly.
  • You want to select a Microsoft account, which is already used in another service using Microsoft account, such. B. Xbox or Skype.
  • You moved to a new country.

Microsoft: Change account on Windows Phone, Lumia and Xbox

Already in setting up the Lumia device you should think carefully about the choice of the Microsoft account. After an input the account is fixedly connected with the device. Do you want to change the account now, it acts only through a complete reset of the device.

  • Read here how you can reset your Windows Phone.
  • Before resetting the device, you should save all your important personal information such as photos on a PC or an external memory card.

Microsoft: Change account with Xbox

Do you have the smartphone one must reset the Windows Phone will be refurbished. At this point, you can specify the new Microsoft account in setting with which the Windows device to be connected. Following this the on-screen instructions.

To change the Microsoft account on the Xbox, goes like oir follows:

  1. Sign up on to the Xbox.
  2. Controls the "Settings" section and choose "Account".
  3. Let you the account information display and select "Change Microsoft account" option.
  4. now selects the new Microsoft Kotnto which is to be connected to the gamertag.

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If you have problems you can also contact the Microsoft support. We show you also how you can delete the Microsoft account.

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14.11.2017

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