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#116834 11-May-2013 15:30
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My wife played with the Samsung ATIV S today and likes it way better than her Android fone.  Does she require a Outlook.com account to  access the MS app store??

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  #815791 11-May-2013 15:33
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No. But she would need to create a Microsoft account (https://signup.live.com) that she can register with her existing email id (be it with outlook.com/hotmail, gmail, yahoo, work email etc).

Microsoft account is mandatory for Windows Phone if you need to download apps from the Windows Phone Store.

Edit - Each to their own but I would strongly suggest looking at Nokia's range of Windows Phone. App support and software update support (firmware updates etc) is a LOT better than Samsung or HTC in the Windows Phone ecosystem.

Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 720 (available from TheWarehouse or expansys.co.nz), Nokia Lumia 620 (Noel Leeming) and Nokia Lumia 520 (Telecom, Vodafone NZ) are the best one's to go for.




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  #815882 11-May-2013 19:08
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Thanx for the info.. She looked at he 920 and didn't really like it. I like the 920 but I guess it's her choice,,




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  #815902 11-May-2013 19:32
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old3eyes: Thanx for the info.. She looked at he 920 and didn't really like it. I like the 920 but I guess it's her choice,,

Can't say I blame her as the 920 is too heavy and too expensive.  But check out the other options as Bill said.  Telecom showed me the 520 in store, along with the Ativ.





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