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    Anybody know of a good walk through and when I should change my live Id?

    Right now my live id is my Gmail email. But I am moving over to outlook.

    Tomorrow I will be upgrading to a Lumia 920 from my Samsung Focus.

    When should I change my Id? I know you it requires a reset of my old phone to change it.

    One of my concerns is I have a few games that are wp7 only and would like to play them on my old wp7 device afterwards. Anybody know how I go about doing this?
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    Well I got my 920 today and found out I am stuck with my Gmail email being my "address" for everything. Says I cannot change it. Doesn't matter I got my email all switched over and everything is good.
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    You can change it. Go to settings, and change your live id. The only other option is to do it from an Xbox.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rdubmu View Post
    You can change it. Go to settings, and change your live id. The only other option is to do it from an Xbox.
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    Not my gamer tag but the Id I use to log in with. It says I cannot change that even though I set all my email and everything from Gmail to outlook. Not that big of a deal I guess.
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    Once you convert everything to your new Microsoft ID you will have to factory reset your phone and set it up fresh with a new account.
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    I changed the main email associated with my live account. I have my live ID associated wtih my Xbox Live gold account and my Xbox Music account. I have had my Xbox Live Gold account for over 10 years, so I did not want to start over. I changed the email from some other email to my new outlook email address using my Xbox. I did it when I bought my Lumia 920, so it was pretty seemless. If you are starting with a new live ID or changing the email associated with your live ID, then I say the time you get your new phone is the perfect time to make the switch.
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    My Xbox Live Gold was associated with my old Live ID (my @gmail.com), it followed me just fine when I switched my live ID to my @personaldomain.com. I did it all on Outlook.com, never touched the Xbox.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jhguth View Post
    My Xbox Live Gold was associated with my old Live ID (my @gmail.com), it followed me just fine when I switched my live ID to my @personaldomain.com. I did it all on Outlook.com, never touched the Xbox.
    When I tried 2 days ago it said that it is not possible to change the live id login.
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