Have you been experiencing security issues with your old Microsoft account? Have you made the decision to switch to a new account? When you’re moving, which one do you need to back up first? You might be able to find some answers here.
1. Create new Microsoft account.
2. Open your old Microsoft account data (emails, contacts, calendars, OneDrive, etc.) by sign in to your old Microsoft account.
3. Emails will be forwarded to a new account. You may not require this, but if you believe some of your contacts are spammers, you should include it (do not forward)
4. Duplicate files in OneDrive and move them to a new account if necessary. If you are using OneDrive for Desktop, it is recommended that you copy your files to an offline folder first, such as Desktop, and then sign out and sign back in to your old account. ails to a brand-new user account
5. Copy and paste your contact information into a new account. By going to https://people.live.com and signing in to the Outlook.com account from which you want to import contacts, clicking Manage, then clicking Export for Outlook.com and other services and saving the file in your old account, you can import contacts into your new account with ease. Afterwards, sign in to the Outlook.com account into which you wish to import contacts and navigate to https://peoplelive.com/import/outlook?biciid=ImportCatalog, where you can select the file to be imported and click Upload.
6. Depending on whether or not you have any third-party accounts associated with the old account, you may be able to change the email addresses associated with some of those accounts. The good news is that if your old account is still associated with this website, you can update your email address by going to Special:Preferences#mw-prefsection-echo and selecting “Change email address.”
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