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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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    This seems to have been an issue for well over a year. If Microsoft has an agreement with GoDaddy (pretty much the only major registrar I won't use as they are horrific) that prevents you from offering any flexibility (as was offered for most of Hotmail and Outlook.com's history) please let us know when that agreement will expire. If you're locked into this position until 2024 just say so and we can just discount Microsoft usage until then. I was looking to roll back to MS and was shocked to see that the prior functionality of custom domains was no longer available. This is basic stuff.

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