People around the world use office applications for various purposes whether it is preparing a presentation for educational use or managing implies details for big or small business etc. With the shift in technology, people now choose to work online as well. Since working online offers various options that are not available offline and vice-versa. While you work online, there is the feature of Auto Save so you don’t need to save your data again and again and no risk of losing it in case you forget to save. Moreover, you can mail any file or folder saved to your online account without hassle.
But to access all these advanced features, you ought to have an office account. In case you don’t have an account, visit the link to create- Office.com/Myaccount. This account will allow you to use Skype, Outlook.com, One Drive, Windows Phone, and Xbox LIVE, Office online. Below are some advanced benefits of having an Office account:
- With the help of an Office Account, users can manage office products that they have purchased.
- A subscribed user can check for validity of office expiry date and other details.
- Also, it Keeps users updated with every upcoming office features and services.
Before you proceed to create an online account, make sure you come across the conditions mentioned below:
Security Tips for Office setup:
- Create a password with a combination of letters of upper and lower case, digits, and symbols. Make sure to choose a password that is unique and strong.
- Keep your info up-to-date for security purpose, just in case you forget or lose your password and need to reset.
- Review fresh activity records about when and where you’ve logged in for better protection.
How to create Microsoft Office Account Online?
Step 1: Go to office.com/setup and click on ‘Create account’.
Step 2: Fill in the required information along with a valid email address.
Step 3: You can also use your phone number instead of the email address as it will help to create more easily. Click on ‘Use a phone number instead’.
Step 4: Click ‘Next’ and you will be directed to Office setup page for security or privacy settings.
If you want to create another Microsoft office account, simply follow the steps 1 and then choose ‘get a new email address’. If you are an existing Office user and have lost password and unable to sign in to services like One Drive, Outlook.com, Office online etc, follow the steps for password recovery:
How to recover password of Microsoft Office Account?
Note: Check for the Caps lock button if it is on or off as password is case sensitive. Also, be careful while entering the password and avoid spelling errors, It might lock your account temporarily.
Step 1: Enter your email address or phone number and click next.
Step 2: Click on Reset password on the link – http://office.com/Myaccount.
Step 3: You will be redirected to the next page with three options. Select the relevant one and click Next.
Step 4: Fill in the Microsoft office account email ID you are trying to recover.
Step 5: A Captcha will appear on the screen, enter it in the box and click Next.
If you have updated security settings in your account, chose options accordingly and you will receive a link or one-time code on your alternate email address or phone number. Click on the link or fill the code and you can recover your account by easy MS Office password recovery process.
In case you fail to recover your password, create an account or any other problem related to Microsoft Office Account, reach out for help from Office My Account Customer Support.