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Want to change email address associated with MS account

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    Want to change email address associated with MS account


    I'm wanting to change the email address I use to log on to my system. Is there an easy way to do this or do I need to back up all my files and move them over to a new account? Any help is appreciated. TYI
    -Smallz

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello Smallz,

    If you like, you could use the method in the tutorial below to change the primary email address for your Microsoft account to do so.

    Microsoft Account - Change Email Address in Windows 8
    Last edited by Brink; 09 Sep 2014 at 21:56. Reason: updated link
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    Posts : 16
    Windows 8.1 64 bit


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Smallz,

    If you like, you could use the method in the tutorial below to change the primary email address for your Microsoft account to do so.

    Microsoft Account - Change Email Address in Windows 8
    That is a Windows 7 tutorial but I found the Windows 8 link on that page. Thanks!
    Last edited by Brink; 09 Sep 2014 at 21:56. Reason: updated link
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    64-bit Windows 10


    Sorry about that, but I'm glad to hear that you got it sorted.

    Link updated though.
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