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myCPUT Email and storage space for students

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This personal account will give you access to all existing SkyDrive content, Messenger and other Microsoft services.
You will use the same user name and password to access this account as you do to access Live@edu today. Note that CPUT no longer administers the Live@edu account. As a result, we cannot reset the password for you.

You can use https://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx to reset the password for your personal account.

  • Sign into SkyDrive using your existing Live@edu user name and password.
  • Bookmark SkyDrive and Messenger: https://skydrive.live.com

What is myCPUT.ac.za?

myCPUT provides students & future alumni with a free 10GB mailbox, 25GB online storage solution, instant messaging tools and much more!

Top Features

  • 10GB mailbox space
  • 25GB password protected online storage using 
  • SkyDrive
  • instant messaging
  • a rich calendaring solution
  • an email address for life
  • a central place to view your other mail accounts
  • free use of Office Web Apps
  • spam free email

myCPUT Live Email Get a 10GB inbox

  • Support for browsers on Windows, Mac & Linux, including Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer
  • Get many features such as address book, calendaring, 
  • Mobile push e-mail, instant messaging and more

myCPUT Instant Messaging

  • Show off your personal style with custom scenes, animated display pictures and signature sounds.
  • Look at photos together in the conversation window.
  • Messenger also tells you when people you know post new photos on Windows Live
  • Want to chat with several people 
  • in one window? Just set up a group.

myCPUT Mobile Access

  • myCPUT services are accessible via mobile phones.
  • Access via IMAP, ActiveSync, BIS, HTTPS.

myCPUT SkyDrive

  • Store documents and photos online
  • Store documents and photos online
  • Create private, shared, and public folders
  • Access your files from any Internet-connected device
  • Share files and collaborate on documents

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