1. elhelmiey's Avatar
    More than 1 Microsoft account on Lumia 640 XL

    When I bought my Lumia 640 XL, I got 30GB of SkyDrive (free as Microsoft promised).
    Then, Microsoft changed their mind and everyone is limited to only 5GB of OneDrive (free).

    I am already using >90% of the storage now, is it possible to create another Microsoft account for my Lumia 640 XL so that I can have another 5GB?

    I have downloaded DropBox and got another 2GB...

    Thank You So Much.
    01-31-2017 08:28 PM
  2. elhelmiey's Avatar
    Finally I figured out how to add another Microsoft account to OneDrive...
    but still Photos app can only upload my pictures into the main OneDrive only.
    If I want Photos app to upload my pictures to the 2nd Microsoft account,
    the only solution is that I need to hard reset my Lumia 640 XL...
    and make the 2nd as the main Microsoft account.

    let me know if there is any solution :)

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    1. Settings > Accounts > Email & app accounts > Add an account
    1st Microsoft account is @hotmail.com and 2nd is @outlook.com


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    2. OneDrive app
    now the 2nd account (@outlook.com) is available in OneDrive


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    3. Photos app
    Settings > Manage OneDrive upload settings > Camera backup account


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    4. Camera backup account
    not allowed to change to the 2nd account (@outlook.com)
    Shkupjani likes this.
    02-01-2017 07:20 PM
  3. libra89's Avatar
    Sorry but that is how it normally is so there's no way aside from using other apps like you have already done.

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    02-01-2017 10:06 PM
  4. dmtechguy26's Avatar
    Hi thereElhelmiey,

    That is a fantastic question, and one that I believe most Windows 10 users (not just mobile users) should have a reasonable answer to. I ran into the exact same problem a little over a year ago so I started looking at the various OneDrive storage upgrades that are offered for free-ish.
    In the end I decided on purchasing the Microsoft Office 365 "Family" package. It really is a good deal considering that as long as I have five seperate accounts (one for myself, my wife, son, best friend, and another one for myself with another Microsoft account), EACH of the five (5) account/ user gets access to current Office 365 on one (1) desk/lap-top + one (1) mobile device (android and apple devices included) + access to full Office 365 online + one (1) Terabyte of additional space on OneDrive! That's the best $10 monthly subscription in my budget breakdown!

    That adds up to 5 TB of OneDrive storage for $10/month. All it takes is switching users to designate which OneDrive account to store your data.

    Best of luck in your decision making process.
    02-05-2017 12:57 AM
  5. Shkupjani's Avatar
    Hi,

    Did you find a solution since I am looking for it.
    I have Corporate account. I added but it doesn't appear at Camera backup account.

    Thanks in advance!
    11-04-2017 05:27 PM

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