Your first Lumia?
Set up your phone
Make the most out of your phone's features from the get-go.
When you switch your phone on for the first time, your phone guides you to set
up your network connections, phone settings, and Microsoft account in one
You need a Microsoft account to back up and restore your phone, to buy, install,
and update apps, and to access some Microsoft services, such as:
You can use the same username and password on your computer and phone.
1. Switch your phone on, and follow the instructions shown on your phone.
2. When asked, create your Microsoft account if you don't have one already, or
sign in with your existing username and password.
You can also create a Microsoft account later. On the start screen, swipe
down from the top of the screen, and tap ALL SETTINGS > email+accounts >
add an account > Microsoft account.
Parents must approve the Microsoft account for children under the age of 13.
To approve an account, on the start screen, swipe down from the top of the
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