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Block creating Microsoft Account with work email




We see many users struggle with the differences between OneDrive – Personal and their work OneDrive. You can read more about the detail on our recent blow




We see many users struggle with the differences between OneDrive – Personal and their work OneDrive.

To solve this Microsoft are now blocking new accounts being setup for email domains that are in Office 365. Users will see the message below.


You can read more about the experiencing and details at Cleaning up the #AzureAD and Microsoft account overlap

This will save a lot lot of issues for users and businesses to save confusion and help avoid users saving company data in the wrong place.

The Microsoft Post also makes the following reccomendations

If you’re an IT pro, do not bulk create personal Microsoft accounts for your employees. .

If you’re an IT pro, don’t ask your employees to create personal Microsoft accounts with their work email address. It creates confusion about who owns the associated content and resources.

If you’re an end user who has created a personal Microsoft account using your work email at of convenience, please consider renaming your account.



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