How To Change Primary Email On Facebook

Delete And Create A Gmail Account With The New Primary Username

How to Change Your Primary Email Address on Facebook!

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Go the main Gmail page, and log in to your account. Click on the drop-down arrow next to the profile picture, and select “Account.” Click “Edit” next to “Email Addresses,” and then click “Remove” to delete the alternate email address that you plan to use as the new primary username if necessary.

2

Sign out of the account, and click “Sign Up” from the main login screen.

3

Complete the form with your name, date of birth, gender and desired username and password. Enter the two words shown in the Captcha input box, and then click “Next Step.”

4

Enter the verification phone number and check how you wish to receive the confirmation code, either via SMS text message or a phone call. Click “Continue.”

5

Sign in to Gmail with the new primary username, and enter the verification code you received by phone call or SMS text message.

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Return to the Account page and enter a new alternate email address, if desired.

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How To Change The Primary Email Address For Your Microsoft Account

Walter Glenn is a former Editorial Director for How-To Geek and its sister sites. He has more than 30 years of experience in the computer industry and over 20 years as a technical writer and editor. He’s written hundreds of articles for How-To Geek and edited thousands. He’s authored or co-authored over 30 computer-related books in more than a dozen languages for publishers like Microsoft Press, O’Reilly, and Osborne/McGraw-Hill. He’s also written hundreds of white papers, articles, user manuals, and courseware over the years.Read more…

The primary email address for your Microsoft account is what you use to sign into Windows and other Microsoft services. If youd prefer to use a different address than the one you signed up witheven a non-Microsoft addressits an easy change to make.

If youre using a Microsoft account to sign into Windows, youre not stuck using the account you signed up with. Maybe you originally created an Outlook.com address, but prefer to use your Gmail address instead. You could always revert to a local account on your PC and then change back to a Microsoft account using a new address, but that takes a bit of time, and youd need to do it on each PC where you sign in with that account. Fortunately, theres an easier way. Microsoft lets you create aliases, which are really just additional email addresses you can use to sign in to the same account. Then, you can change any of those aliases to be your primary address.

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