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    You can use your own personal email with a personal domain to connect to any type of Office 365 subscription, including Office 365 Home. Office 365 Home relies on a Microsoft account for authentication. A Microsoft account can be created with any personal domain email, it is not required to be Outlook.com/Hotmail.com, etc. Once the Microsoft account is created using your personal email, you can use it to activate and sign into your Office 365 Home subscription.
    If you don’t have a Microsoft account, go to the Microsoft account sign-up page and click on Create account. In the User name box enter your personal domain email address you wish to use. Fill out the rest of the form and click Create account.
    Now you can set up your Office 365 Home subscription with your Microsoft account. This will be the Microsoft account associated with your Office download. If you have…

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    Jon commented  · 

    What the people want: Login AND EMAIL using email@mycompany.com with office 365, including email provider and webhosting.
    What Try This Instead Thinks: Login using email@mycompany.com only with no email provider and no webhosting
    What you can actually do: With your current email provider for email@mycompany.com, forward all emails to your @outlook.com address. With Outlook, enable email alias sending for email@mycompany.com. This way, at least you can send and receive emails for email@mycompany.com using Outlook webmail. But it's not 100% best. Still, seems like many people commenting don't know you can do this.

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