If you need to sign into Excel using a Microsoft account instead of your Google Account because Google sign in indicates that it “couldn’t sign you in” because your browser or app may not be secure for Google sign in, follow the steps below. For more information about this issue review the community topic here.

You can also use these steps if you prefer to sign in to Excel using a Microsoft account.

ℹ️ Please note that signing in with a Microsoft account does not change the primary account associated with your Tiller subscription. At this time we still only support subscriptions/user accounts started via a Google account. Read more on this here.

Linking a Microsoft account to your Tiller-subscribed Google Identity

  1. Sign in at https://my.tillerhq.com/dashboard/settings and choose “Continue with Google” if you’re not already signed in.

  2. Click the “link” button in the upper right above your Google identity

3. Choose “Continue with Microsoft” from the pop up that appears

4. Enter your Microsoft account username and password

5. After successful sign in you’ll see the Microsoft account is linked to your Tiller subscribed Google Identity

Now when you open an Excel workbook and click the “Sign in to Tiller Money” button in the add-in task pane you’ll be presented with the option to sign in with a Microsoft account.

Important notes:

Using this workflow should get you past the error message when trying to sign in with Google that indicates that the browser is not secure.

However, this does not change the email address or primary account associated with your Tiller subscription. Your Tiller subscription is still associated with the Google identity you used to sign up and subscribe initially.

We do not have support for creating Tiller accounts or subscriptions using a non-Google identity at this time.

You can use either account to sign in to the Excel add-in once a Microsoft account is linked using the steps above, but there is no way to change the default or primary identity for your account.

The account linking process above does not work for accounts that end in @[yourdomain].onmicrosoft.com because these are not technically Microsoft accounts, but rather active directory accounts.

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