Creating a Microsoft Account

Posted By Posted by: Peter Williams on April 28, 2013

Requirements

Please visit the http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc263526.aspx webpage to ensure your web browser meets the minimum requirements.

Preamble

For more information on what a Microsoft account is, please view the Microsoft video at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-live/sign-in-what-is-microsoft-account

Creating a Microsoft Account

  1. Open Internet Explorer and browse to:-
    a) https://support.epmondemand.com.au/ (for EPMonDemand customers) or
    b) https://support.epmpartners.com.au/ (for On-Premise customers with an EPM Partners application support agreement).A redirection to a Microsoft Authentication website occurs. Click on the Sign up nowlink in the lower right corner.
    Microsoft Updates
  2. Select the option, “Yes, use my e-mail address” and click on the Continue button.
    Microsoft Account
  3. The following steps will associate your business email account to a Microsoft account.
    Microsoft Account
  4. Enter the required fields as required and click the Continue button.
    Microsoft Account
  5. Click on the I Accept button.
    Microsoft Account
  6. Close down Internet Explorer.
  7. An email will have been sent to you to verify your identity and to finalize the creation of their Microsoft account.
    Microsoft Account
    Follow the instructions on the email received; i.e. click on the Verify email addressbutton.
    Microsoft Account
  8. You will be taken back to the Microsoft Authentication website.  Sign in using your credentials.
    Microsoft Account
  9. A confirmation message is received to confirm the Microsoft account is now activated.

 


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