Nokia Lumia 521 - Create your Microsoft account

Spice up your life and get more from your phone – create a Microsoft account.

To create a Microsoft account, you need an internet connection. If you don't have a data plan, the data transmission costs may pile up quickly. For info about possible data costs, contact your network service provider. If you can't connect to the internet, you can create the account later.

  1. Switch on your phone with the SIM card in the phone.
  2. To set up your phone, follow the instructions shown on the screen.
  3. Create your Microsoft account, or sign in with your existing username and password.

    To make an emergency call during the initial set-up, tap emergency call.

To create a Microsoft account later, open a Microsoft app or service on your phone. Or on the start screen, swipe left, and tap settings iconSettings > email+‎accounts > add an account. To create your account on the internet, or to reset your password, go to http://www.live.com/.