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Find answers to frequently asked questions about signing in to Premium.

Note: The Premium standalone offering was closed to new subscribers in October 2017. Many of the benefits in the standalone subscription are now included with subscriptions to Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal. To learn more, see Premium closed to new subscribers.

You can access the Premium dashboard at

To use your personalized email address to sign in to Microsoft services you need to make it an alias for your Microsoft account. An alias is an additional email address that uses the same mailbox, contact list, and account settings as the primary alias.

You can create up to ten (10) aliases for your Microsoft account and can change your aliases up to ten (10) times per calendar year. You can sign in to your Premium account with any of your aliases, using the same password that’s associated with your Microsoft account.

To add your personalized email address an alias for your Microsoft account:

  1. Go to Manage how you sign in to Microsoft.

  2. Select Add email.

  3. Select Add an existing email address as a Microsoft account alias.

  4. Enter an email address (such as and select Add alias.

    A screenshot of the Add alias button on the Add an alias page.

  5. Select Verify, then select Send email. You’ll receive a message at that email address with a verification link. Select the link to confirm that you own the email address.

Important: Don’t remove your email address as an alias for your Microsoft account. If you cancel your Premium subscription, you'll need to use your email address to access your inbox.

To reset the password for your Microsoft account, go to When you can't sign in to your Microsoft account.

See Also

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