Under this notion, as Windows Live ID, you should understand first and foremost the email address and password that you will use to log in to various services. For example, using this ID the user can log in: Xbox LIVE, Zune, Hotmail, MSN, Messenger, start the search from your phone or OneDrive (formerly SkyDrive). So it turns out that Windows Live account ID you need to synchronize different information: contacts, download games and applications, the Internet, etc. If you do not have a Windows Live ID, it is unlikely anything you download via a special Microsoft applications, restore your notebook to a new mobile device, etc.

To create a Windows Live account ID, the user will need either a personal computer with access to the Internet or mobile phone based on Windows OS (this also requires a network connection). The process of creating a Windows Live ID takes just a few minutes, after which you will be able to use all Microsoft services and capabilities of the Windows operating system.

Create your Windows Live ID on the computer

To create an account with Windows Live ID using your computer, you should go to the official website of Microsoft. Once you log on to the website, you will have to fill all of the fields on the website. You can fill them as you want, but keep in mind that if you specify an age less than 18 years, there is nothing you can download from the Microsoft store. You can specify any existing mailbox. Then you will need to specify your mobile phone number. Of course, you can specify any other, but then you will not be able to recover the password if you forget it. It is also necessary to specify a country and postal code. After you fill in all the fields, click "Create account". The procedure of registration accounts Windows Live ID can be considered completed.

Create your Windows Live ID via mobile device

The owner of the mobile device based on the Windows operating system can create a Windows Live ID during the initial setup of the phone. To do this, simply follow instructions on the phone, after his first start until then, until you get to the point "Windows Live ID". Then you can press the button "Login" if you already have a Windows Live ID, or "Create" button and follow the instructions. Here you need to specify your: name, mobile number, email address, password, country of residence and e-mail ID. Once you create an account with Windows Live ID, you can link it to services on a mobile phone through "Settings".