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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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    Boris Slooch commented  · 

    Can just join the most of comments. Once moved my family .name domain from Google Apps to Windows Live for Domain. Then MS removed admin interface and blocked new users creation. Then Microsoft changed normal "From" addresses to "On behalf of" then sending mails from Office Outlook, and removed S/MIME support from Windows Mail.

    It was promising to hear about Outlook Premium features for Office 365 Home Premium, but, alas, custom domain not included. Now it is tempting to switch MX records back to Google Apps, my legacy account there is still alive, allows me to add new users up to 100 (one hundred), and still free.

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    Boris Slooch commented  · 

    Can just join the most of comments. Once moved my family .name domain from Google Apps to Windows Live for Domain. The MS removed admin interface and blocked new users creation. It was promising to here of Outlook Premium features for Office 365 Home Premium, but, alas, custom domain not included. It is tempting to switch MX records back to Google Apps, my legacy account is still alive, allows me to add new users and free.

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