Switch to Microsoft Account or Local Account on Surface Pro When you are using a local account on your Surface, you may need to switch to a Microsoft account in order to use your OneDrive, Xbox, Skype, and Windows Store services on your Surface. The license may vary depending on your organization for example, you might have Plan 2 or Plan 3. The policy must not be password-protected, so make sure Require a Password remains unchecked, then click Save. Then choose the type of account you want to add. If your accounts have the same display names, this method may be a little confusing as the user accounts will all be based on the first name with some additional characters. For example, - Username: Again, enter your full email address. You can then switch between the two accounts by signing into Windows as a different user.
Tips: If want to add a child account on your Surface as a family member, see. Keyboard is a bit light or flimsy, but very functional. Populate the subsequent fields: - Email address: Enter your full email address. To make sure you can send messages, go ahead and compose an email and send it to yourself. We do not recommend this setting.
I did some searching but my Google-fu wasn't strong enough to find a good resource on it. If hotmail account also remains administrator that would be fine. I will attempt to add any discrepancies that I can predict within these steps, but if there is a mistake, hopefully someone can correct me. Walton is based in Leicester, England, and holds a bachelor's degree in information systems from the University of Leeds. Those not familiar with Windows 8. Otherwise, turn on two-factor authentication.
Accounts like that are called Local Accounts and can be very handy to have on your Surface for things like the examples above. I recommend you go to Yahoo. And then the next time you will need to login your Surface with the Microsoft account email address and password. When you finish, Outlook leaves you at your e-mail Inbox, where you can see the test message left by Outlook. I bought a Microsoft Surface and it's awesome.
Allowing the Yahoo account in your Mail app would threaten your system. Your organization has servers that it controls and uses to host Active Directory, Exchange, and Skype for Business or Lync in a single-forest environment. After you enter your account password, you'll be prompted to approve the sign-in via the Microsoft Authenticator app. I wrote an overview earlier this year on the different types of accounts you can use; see to help you get started on understanding the differences. Note: If you are sign in your Surface with a local account, you have to sign in with a Microsoft account again, when you want to use Microsoft services like Xbox, OneDrive, or other services.
Hey, I did everything till the point I had to go to Mail app and add account. Use PowerShell to complete device account creation From here on, you'll need to finish the account creation process using PowerShell to set up some configuration. Enter this code to continue. Or you just want to sign in to your Surface with a local account instead of the Microsoft account. Click Reset password to change the password, and unselect Make this user change their password when they first sign in, because it is not possible to change the password from the Surface Hub sign-in flow. Check on for all the options.
For more information about password management, see. Doing so will allow you to automatically connect to Microsoft services, such as OneDrive, Skype, Hotmail, and so on. Or, to set up another e-mail account, tap Add Another Account and return to Step 4. This was the number that was auto-populated for me, but the information I have found has produced one other potential number: 587. At the bottom of the next screen, select Mail and Windows Computer from the drop-down lists, then select Generate.
Next, swipe in from the right edge of the screen. The How Will This Person Sign In? For example, - Password: Enter the password that was generated in Step two. Tips: Be sure to connect to the internet the first time sign in with the new Microsoft account. Here, launch the Mail app. For example, use the Outlook program -- which is free on Windows 8. After that, just follow the on-screen instructions to complete your setup. Password Enter your email account password.
Skype accounts integrate with your Microsoft account, meaning that you'll need to set up another Microsoft account to use a secondary Skype account. Tips: You will sign out of your Microsoft account, so make sure you've saved your work, and remember the new password that you will need to sign in the next time. Surface Hubs require an account with a mobile device mailbox policy that does not require a password, so if you already have an existing policy that matches this requirement, you can apply that policy to the account. Step 2: Enter your current Microsoft account password to verify your account. When I click on add an account it shows me you've added all the accounts available for this app. For the name, provide a name that will help you distinguish this policy from other device accounts for example, SurfaceHubDeviceMobilePolicy. To learn to create a local account see our post How to Create a Local Account on Surface Tablet.
One of those was the inability to add my Gmail account to the mail app that I have found so convenient. Username Enter your full email address. This is why I recommend doing this step in advance via outlook. Your organization has servers that it controls and uses to host Active Directory, Exchange, and Skype for Business or Lync in a multi-forest environment. This is a different password than your regular email account password.