Use multiple Microsoft accounts with OneNote for Windows 10

If you use more than one Microsoft account such as Hotmail, Live.com, or Outlook.com, you can use any of these accounts with OneNote for Windows 10.

Add a new account

When you first start OneNote for Windows 10, you're prompted to sign in with your preferred Microsoft account. You can add additional accounts at any time and then open notebooks from these accounts.

Do the following:

  1. Click the Settings and More button Settings And More Button_C3_201752012228 located in the top-right corner, and then click Settings.

  2. In the Settings pane, click or tap Accounts.

  3. In the Accounts window, click or tap + Add account.

  4. Select the type of account you want to add to OneNote.

    • Select Microsoft account to add an additional Hotmail, Live.com, or Outlook.com account.

    • Select Work or school account to add an organizational account.

  5. Enter your username and password for the account you selected, and then follow the prompts to sign in.

Repeat the preceding steps for each additional account that you want to use with OneNote. As soon as you’re signed into all of the accounts you want, you can open your notebooks from these accounts.

Remove an account

If you no longer need to use a particular account with OneNote, you can sign out of it.

Do the following:

  1. Click the Settings and More button Settings And More Button_C3_201752012228 located in the top-right corner, and then click Settings.

  2. In the Settings pane, click or tap Accounts.

  3. In the Account window, select the account you want to remove, and then click or tap Sign out.

Repeat the preceding steps for any additional accounts that you want to remove from OneNote.

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