Why do I need to verify my email address?

When you sign up or add an email address to your account, we automatically send a request to that email for you to verify that we have the right address. To finish the process, just follow the verification link in the email.

If you need a new verification link, here’s how to get it:

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft account website, and select Your information.

  2. Select Manage your sign-in email or phone number.

  3. Select Verify next to the email address, then Send me verification email.