How to Create an Email Account in Windows Live Mail

by Katrina Matterhorn

Windows Live Mail is a free email service distributed by Microsoft. It offers email and instant messaging services as well as integration with Microsoft Office Live and Xbox Live. If you want to create an email account with Windows Live mail, you can do so in a few steps.

Step 1

Navigate to the Windows Live Mail sign-up page at

Step 2

Click the link next to "Or Get a Windows Live E-mail Address." Type a user name and password when prompted and click "Check Availability."

Step 3

Type a secondary email address in case you forget your password or username when prompted, and choose a security question and provide the answer.

Read the service agreement and click "I Accept" if you do. You have now created an email account in Windows Live Mail.


About the Author

Katrina Matterhorn is experienced in technology consulting for two of the largest technology companies in the world. Since 2009 she has specialized in technology, business and home and garden articles. She has a double major in English and political science from Austin College in addition to Microsoft and IBM certifications.

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