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How do I change my email address associated with Windows 8?

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    How do I change my email address associated with Windows 8?


    I no longer want my current email address associated with Windows/Live/Etc.
    When I sign into Windows 8, would like to use my gmail address (or have it associated with my microsoft account)

    How do I do this?

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    64-bit Windows 10


    Hello gizbug,

    You would need to switch back to a local account first. Afterwards, you could switch to a Microsoft account again, but this time enter your gmail address instead.
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