Cannot login to microsoft account Lumia 435

I recently bought a Microsoft Lumia 435 from my local second hand shop.

when i got home i began to setup the phone to download some apps like Whatsapp and Messenger only to hit an error when i tried to login to my microsoft account, the exact one im using to write this post!

everytime i try and sign into my microsoft account i get the error "cannot connect right now, please try again later" or words to that effect.

ive tried everything - resetting the phone, hard reset, turning off auto time and date and still cant sort it out. 

if i cant resolve this here then the phone is going back tomorrow and im going back to android :( 

 

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Last updated August 15, 2019 Views 347 Applies to:
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May 4, 2018: I won't participate anymore in MC. Enough is enough.

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