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How do I link my second microsoft account with my windows phone

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I couldn't access my microsoft account on my windows8.1 phone, because I forgot my password. So I created a new one on my laptop through an existing gmail account. How can I link the gmail account with my windows phone so as to access all my apps?


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Jul 10, 2012
Not possible to transfer apps from one Microsoft account to another, Gmail is not supported for app purchases.


New member
Nov 12, 2012
Unless you recover the password to the original Microsoft Account you will not access App ownership history, backups, stored settings and Start Screen setups, OneDrive files and photos, OneNote documents, etc. It is all gone.

Try to recover your password on the original account.