Windows® 10 - Add a Microsoft® Account

Nota Notas:

  • If your device isn't running Windows 10, refer to the Windows 8 instructions.
  • The following steps only apply if you signed in without a Cuenta Microsoft during the initial setup of your device and have an existing account to use.
  • If you don't have an existing account, you can crear one.
  • La primera cuenta de Microsoft que se registre queda designada como propietaria del dispositivo. Any subsequent Microsoft accounts that are used to sign in won't have owner privileges (the ability to change or modify users, etc.).


  1. From the Home screen, navigate: Settings icon Ícono Settings (located in the lower-left) > Accounts.
    Nota If the Windows Settings options are not visible, tap or click the Settings Home icon Settings Home icon (located in the upper-left) to go to the Settings home page.
    Nota Utilize the touchscreen (if available) or mouse to select on-screen options.
  2. Tap or click Email & app accounts then select Add a Microsoft account.
    Your email and accounts with Sign in with a Microsoft account instead
  3. Enter the email address or phone number and password then select Sign in (located in the lower-right).
    Nota If presented with a "Something went wrong" screen, ensure that you are connected to the internet then select Retry.
    Sign in screen with available fields
  4. If applicable, follow remaining on-screen prompts to switch to a Microsoft account.
    Nota You may need to verify your identity by entering a confirmation code. For further assistance, contact Microsoft.