Changing Your Microsoft.com Sign-in Email

Posted March 24th, 2016 at 1:38 pm.

Any Bryn Mawr College community member who has created a Microsoft.com account using a @brynmawr.edu email address must change their sign-in email to prevent problems once the College migrates to Office 365 for email and calendar in late May 2016.

Log in to your Microsoft account using your Bryn Mawr email address: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/account/

Sign-in screen

Sign-in screen

Sign-in screen

Sign-in screen

Click on Manage my account, then go to “Your Info” and “Manage your sign-in email or phone number”

Manage my account

Manage my account

Your info

Your info

Manage your sign-in email or phone number

Manage your sign-in email or phone number

Verify your identity (Microsoft will send a security code to your Bryn Mawr account). Once received, copy and paste the code into the security code field and continue.

Click “Add email” under Account alias.

Add email

Add email

Add a non-Bryn Mawr email address as a Microsoft account alias. After adding the new alias, you’ll need to verify the account. You will receive an email at that address asking you to confirm the address for the Microsoft account. Alternatively, you can verify the account by clicking “Verify”.

Add an alias

Add an alias

Verify new alias

Verify new alias

After verifying the new account, make it the primary alias by clicking “Make primary”. Confirm by clicking “Yes”.

Make primary

Make primary

Remove the Bryn Mawr account alias by clicking “Remove”. Confirm by clicking “Yes”.

Remove

Remove

Your Microsoft account should now be linked to a non-Bryn Mawr account. Almost done!

Almost done!

Almost done!

After updating your Microsoft account’s primary alias to be a non-Bryn Mawr email address, you’ll also need to update your Microsoft security information.
Log in to your MS Account and click on “Security & Privacy”

Security & privacy

Security & privacy

Click “More security settings”.

More security settings

More security settings

Click “Add security info”.

Add security info

Add security info

Add either a phone number or non-Bryn Mawr email address.

Add security info

Add security info

You’ll be sent a security code to your phone or email address to verify the change. Enter the security code to complete the process.

Enter security code

Enter security code

Click “Remove” to remove the Bryn Mawr account.

Remove Bryn Mawr account

Remove Bryn Mawr account

Your security info is now updated! Done!

Filed under: Office 365 Online by Melissa Cresswell

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