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Published on 09.11.06 by Brent Trahan

Create a Windows Live ID or Microsoft Passport ID with Your Non Hotmail or Windows Live E-mail Address

How to register your e-mail address that is not a Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address with Windows Live ID or Microsoft Passport ID. Doing this enables you to chat with friends on Live Messenger using your non Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address.

This guide shows you how to register your e-mail address that is not a Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address with Windows Live ID or Microsoft Passport ID.  Doing this enables you to chat with friends on Live Messenger using your non Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address.

Create Credentials

The first thing you need to do is sign your non Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address up with Microsoft’s Passport Network so that e-mail address has the proper credentials.

Visit Microsoft’s Create Credentials website to start the process.

Follow the instructions on the Create Credentials page to sign up your non Hotmail or Windows Live e-mail address with Microsoft’s Passport Network.

Verify Your E-mail Address

It is very important that you verify your e-mail address after signing up with Microsoft’s Passport Network by clicking the link that is e-mailed to you shortly after you sign up.

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  1. Anita says:

    I verified my passport by accessing the link I was sent; however I keep getting messages saying I have to verify my passport! I no longer have the email to try to verify anything again.
    What do I do.

  2. Brent Trahan says:

    If the e-mail is not live anymore you might have to verify a new e-mail address.

  3. Kushtrim says:

    hey i want to verify my email for msn messenger to have an email account but i oesn’t know how.

  4. james says:

    haw i can make an e-mail that works on the msn massenger but it is not a e-mail hotmail ?

  5. Brent Trahan says:

    Just follow the instructions on this guide.

  6. godlike says:

    I did the verify but it still says its not on my contacts screens?

  7. sahashra says:

    i want to make a hotmail id but i dont knoe how?what should i do?

  8. dyaa eldeen says:

    thats is right

  9. Dini says:

    I cant find the verification mail..where does it go??

  10. Manuel says:

    Thank you very much for this very helpful article.

  11. MUKESH SONI says:

    WOWWWWWWWWWWW

  12. MUKESH SONI says:

    ITS WORKING

  13. Lazarous says:

    how come it says that they are having technical difficulties?

    something wrong?

    tried it but i keep getting that message

  14. Stan Overby says:

    I get the same error message. I am trying to create a windows live ID account with my work email account but i keep getting the error message that says that Windows live is experiencing technical difficulties

  15. KING says:

    i just signed up for an id and i would like to know how can i verify my account i really dont know how i can verify my account where i can find the link to verify account which i signed up for please help me and let me know how can i verify my account

  16. I get this error after all..

    Windows Live ID is experiencing some technical difficulties while creating your account.

    I tried several times since last night and the problems remain..

    anyone have solution?
    Thanks :)

  17. Mynor says:

    This problem is there since something like 3 months ago, when I tried for the first time, Im thinkin that is a business problem, some microsoft of msn agreement I dont know, but the truth is that there are no chances to create a messenger accounts with a no hotmail-msn emails anymore.

  18. Brent Trahan says:

    Guys, I just tried it to make sure it works and it does. Make sure you are following directions.

  19. Marco says:

    Hey Brent, it is not working at all. The only thing it shows up at the end is the same message: “We’re unable to complete your request. Windows Live ID is experiencing some technical difficulties while creating your account. To start using Windows Live today, get support now, click here ,choose Windows Live ID and copy paste the code below into the form. LEFKPK~OIONPNR[WRV[YVZ^”.

    So perhaps you’re using another link, because I don’t have anything of this working. I had done this before, but it was like a year ago just for the records.

  20. Shabin says:

    “You don’t have an inbox…yet

    Sign up for Windows Live Hotmail and get a free, customizable inbox with lots of storage and great security.

    Note: Whether you use Hotmail or not, you can always go to your contact list. ”

    It says like tht and i didnt recieve any email and there isnt a inbox HELP!!!!!!!

  21. Shabin says:

    btw thw thing was registered ok (according to the instructions) i can sign into Windows Live Messenger and all but no MAIL heeeeelllp!!!!

  22. Zuhaib says:

    thnk u very very much for helping

  23. Anonymous says:

    Windows Live ID “Sign up for a limited account”, is a fake option, it seems Microsoft is cheating on us, since one month, I couldn’t create that account.

    Microsoft wants all people to use Hotmail.

    Unfair.

  24. Shivank says:

    Hi,
    My problem is i am unable to create a new windows live account. On singing up after clicking “I Accept” button i get a message which says,

    windows live is facing some technical difficulties while creating your account and some error code is displayed.

    Can anybody know the solution of this problem. How can i create my account on windows live?
    Thanks in advance….!

  25. sohaib says:

    i want to creat my hotmail account.
    please give me a hotmail account.
    ihave no web site please submit my form.

  26. sohaib says:

    i want to creat my account on hotmail.

  27. Hossam says:

    u can’t verify it..
    got no hope!!

  28. D.Nanthitha sri says:

    how could i create my own email id and password.please help me to create that.other than that i can say wowwww……….

  29. Brad says:

    Hello,

    I setup a Windows Live using the about email and it lets me sign-in.

    But it will not give me an INBOX?#$@%$

  30. Brad says:

    Hello,

    I setup a Windows Live using the my own email and it lets me sign-in.

    But it will not give me an INBOX?#$@%$

    It doesn’t like other emails except hotmail. It tells you that you can, but what?

  31. Anybody solved the issue with LEFKPK? I am unable to create an account and keep getting a message about this error. :(

  32. zehrakhalid says:

    anybody plz make my id on hotmail so that i chat in facebook with my friends

  33. Laarsito says:

    I cant get my live id verification on my @facebook email ???? HELP ??

  34. P.P.C. says:

    So what if i cant get to the verification email, since i need to verificate the email adress before i can enter my inbox?

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