This topic is made slightly confusing because you have an email that's associated with your Live ID. That's the email you log into the profile with (via Live ID). 

However, you might want to change your email where you receive alerts from the Forums, Wiki, Gallery, and other apps.

TechNet/MSDN Blogs

    • NOTE: That “Settings” link isn’t available on the Forums or Gallery. 
  • Update your Private Email.

  • Click Save.

TechNet Wiki

  • Update your Private Email.

  • Click Save.

TechNet/MSDN Forums

TechNet Gallery

Go to TN Gallery:

  1. On the left, click My Contributions (
  2. On the right, click Email Notifications
  3. Enter your email address in the send notifications to textbox


You also might want to check there to make sure your time zone is accurate.

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