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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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    Rick Nyman commented  · 

    Bummer, I'm annoyed with Google providing worse services for people with Google Apps domains, so I was going to see what Microsoft could offer - reading this thread, I think I'll stay where I am.

    The short of my requirement is that I want email and productivity tools for the family, using a custom domain. If I can do domain aliases or subdomains, that's even better. It doesn't have to be free, but $50/user/year (Google) is a little more than I'd like to spend, and $150/user/year (O365) is just too much.

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