Microsoft support: What is a microsoft account?

Hi! We are from Microsoft customer services. And today I’m going to show you the benefits of your Microsoft account.

Did you know that if you currently log into Xbox or Outlook, Hotmail you have a Microsoft account? If you use Skype to make video calls or if you save files and photos to the cloud with Onedrive, you’re also using Microsoft account to sign in.

Your Microsoft account is your one-stop secure access to all things Microsoft. Sign in once and easily access the content people and entertainment that you care about quickly.

There are many products and services all connected by one account. Make it easy for you to manage your Microsoft experience all with one username and password.

Just sign in with your Microsoft account and you can:

  • Keep playing solitaire on your phone during your commute.
  • Access important files and photos through Onedrive.
  • And even receive personalized news flight information and package tracking from Cortana while signed in.

Want to eliminate the need to remember your account password, with the Microsoft Authenticator app, you can sign in to your account with your phone and a pin or your fingerprint and add an extra layer of security.

Your account also enables you to move between your preferred devices like a laptop and phone. Seamlessly ensuring that your games files and settings are all available to you when and where you need them.

Your Microsoft account helps you manage everything in one place.

Visit to see your personal account information, recent purchases.

Review and edit your privacy settings connect your account with others in your family and even track your rewards.

Microsoft account is your easy access to managing your Microsoft experience.