Account setup

Account setup

Set up your online accounts so you can send and receive email, and more.

Depending on the type of email account that you set up, other items such as contacts, calendar, or other information can appear on your phone as well. And when you sign in to your social networking accounts, you'll also get your friends' status updates and see the pictures they've posted.

Setting up an account

  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap Settings > email+accounts.
  3. Tap add an account, and then tap the type of account you want to set up.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to set up your account.

Syncing an account

If you're not seeing your most recent email messages or status updates in an account, you can manually sync the account to download them.
  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap Settings > email+accounts.
  3. Press and hold the account whose information you want to download, and then tap sync.

Deleting an account

  1. On the Start screen, slide to the left.
  2. Tap Settings > email+accounts.
  3. Press and hold the account you want to delete, and then tap delete.
Note: Your primary Microsoft account cannot be deleted. You'll need to do a factory reset to remove it.
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