The Hotmail service can be used from the computer (through its own website and desktop applications), and of course from mobile devices (Through the official application itself or other applications that allow the use of Hotmail accounts).
What is Hotmail?
Hotmail is Microsoft’s email service, it is a free service through which you will have an email address on the Internet from which you can send and receive messages in real time , it is one of the most popular services where efficiency and security converge, with tools and functions that promise to simplify our work and maximize our productivity, in addition to an @ hotmail.com account, we can access the other services provided by Microsoft such as Onedrive, Bing, Skype among others …
Login to use your @ hotmail.com account!
In this article we will try to explain about the various ways in which we can access our Hotmail email, as well as provide additional relevant information so that you can manage your account and better understand this great service offered by Microsoft.
Sign in to Hotmail
Ways to access your hotmail email
As is known, Hotmail, the Microsoft service, was replaced by the Outlook service, and officially as a service it depends on the latter so that the old accounts such as @ hotmail.com and derivatives continue to work but do not worry, for that matter, old Hotmail accounts work exactly the same as @ outlook.com …
1. Open hotmail on my PC computer:
Through the website:
If we are on our computer, one of the easiest and fastest ways we have to access our mail is through the website for Hotmail, we only have to use our favorite web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Edge or the one of your preference) just go to the following web address:
Hotmail login web page:
Steps to identify yourself on the Hotmail website
- To access your Hotmail account, you only need to go to its official website (mentioned above) and enter your identification data (email address and password).
- If we do not remember the password on the aforementioned website, we will find the option to try to recover it, just follow the steps that will be requested in it.
* The page in question is the same one that Outlook uses , taking into account that now both services are theoretically the same, because with both you can access the privileges of having a Microsoft account, you can access its complete web page, for computers desktop and if you do it from a cell phone or tablet it will redirect you to its mobile version.
When entering the web page there is a session started by another person
One of the things that can happen to us when entering the web is that we already see a session of another person started, this in most cases is that this person forgot to close the session, what we must do is close it ourselves, remember not It is correct to check the email messages of another person, in some countries this may even have legal consequences, the correct thing is to close your session so we can start ours.
Access Hotmail from Windows 10 or earlier (PC)
Using the Windows Mail application:
The most widely used operating system worldwide is undoubtedly “Windows” that is why we must also mention this in this article, since the same system has a section for email by default, if it is the first time to access this section follows the next steps …
- Open ‘Mail’ for Windows 10 and click ‘Get Started’
- Select the option ‘+ Add account’
- Choose the “Outlook” option (In which Hotmail is included)
- Enter your Hotmail account details and click on ‘Login’
- Enjoy the service from Windows
2. Check Hotmail on my cell phone or tablet:
Enter your email from the official application:
In addition to having the option of the normal Outlook web page or in its version optimized for mobiles, you also have the option, also highly recommended by the way, of using the official application that Microsoft has prepared for you, with it you can use your email one Very dynamic way with many options and advantages, you can download it for free from your application store, below I show you the download links so you can do it directly:
Download the official application for Hotmail (Outlook)
Next steps to access the App:
- Once we have the App installed on our cell phone or tablet, we must proceed to open it.
- When opening it, we will be asked to identify ourselves in it, for this we must enter our email address and our respective password.
- If everything went well, we will be managing our email account.
Manage all your emails from the Outlook application:
Nowadays, there is no doubt that people usually manage more than one email account and that these in turn are from different services, well what better than to manage them all from the same application on your cell phone or Tablet, because the App Outlook knows about this need and that is why it allows you to work with several accounts in turn, regardless of whether they are from Microsoft services, such as Hotmail or Outlook, but also with others, to cite examples we could mention Gmail or Yahoo Mail…
So now you know if you want all your accounts managed from the same App, Outlook is a great option
More features and more secure
Always keep your application updated:
If we use the application we must always try to keep it updated, this will offer us to enjoy its new features and tools that the service makes available to us, since it is a service that is reinvented and is always at the forefront, but also, and not least, We must also keep our application updated due to security, since usually in these App updates they are used to make security patches that correct errors, so you know, keep it updated!
You can use your Hotmail email with other applications:
Although the most efficient way to use your @ hotmail.com account from devices is through its own application, the truth is that you can also manage them with other applications, which you can find in your application store or even use the default ones by your mobile operating system:
- On Android: remember that for Android this usually comes with the Gmail Application already installed from the factory, you can use this application to manage your @ hotmail.com account, in an easy and efficient way, just add your account to the App.
- On iOS: For iOS devices, it also has its own email application to which you can add your email accounts.
Isn’t Hotmail the email service you’re looking for?
Before continuing, you may be interested …
You can take Hotmail on all your devices with Outlook
Main login problems:
It is possible that when trying to access our account we may encounter some problems that prevent us from achieving it, below we will see the most recurrent problems that can happen to us when trying to access …
1. Problems specific to the Hotmail service
Although it is unusual it is possible that the Hotmail service as such goes through certain problems, normally the service is stable and works 7 days a week 24 hours a day, in this case the problem is foreign to us and we only have expect service engineers and technicians to fix problems that prevent users from accessing or using the service.
1. Bad or no internet connection:
Check your Internet connection to log in as well as to use the service, as you will need a working Internet connection.
2. I can’t remember the password?
This is a common problem but do not worry we can recover our access data, just follow the following steps …
Recover my Hotmail account
It is possible that we want to recover our mail, and forgetting the password is not a very unusual problem, that is why Hotmail allows you to recover your account, of course, previous security steps to know that you are really the legitimate owner of said account. The first thing we must do is go to the following web page:
Recovery website for Hotmail accounts (Microsoft)
Once we are on the aforementioned website, we will be asked for at least one of the three data below: email address, telephone number associated with our account, or if you do not have any of these two, you can also use your account. Skype
Don’t you have an email account yet?
You can get a free email account, following articles where you will be explained how!
Open my email @ hotmail.com account
Create Hotmail email:
Register new Hotmail email:
We will start with one of the most basic and simple tutorials in the service. He himself explains how to open an email at hotmail.com …
Sign up for hotmail:
Currently Microsoft’s default email service is Outlook, so if you want to get an account [email protected], we can still do it but you must follow some instructions for it, the first thing we should do is go to the following Web page:
Hotmail registration website
Very important steps below:
Once we find ourselves on the aforementioned web page, what we must do is give the option that says “Obtain a new email address”; Once we have clicked there we must change the option ” @ outlook.es ” through the slider, where three options will appear, naturally we must choose the one that says @ hotmail.com . from here on, everything is easier …
- Choose an email address for your Hotmail email (If it exists. To verify it click on Check its availability)
- Choose a password and a way to reset it in case of loss of it, through a secret question or alternative email account, which can be from a family friend or someone you trust.
- Now add your personal data such as your first and last name; your place of residence, country, date of birth, region, etc.
- Complete the captcha (Rewrite in the form field the numbers that appear in the box)
- Finish the registration by clicking on “I accept” and if everything is perfect you will be redirected directly to your hotmail.com inbox
Remember to put your real data!
When registering, always put our true data as well as keep it updated, for example our telephone number, or information such as the recovery email of our account, this will give us the assurance that our account is always ours, and in case we lose or we forget our access data, such as email address or password, recovering our account is not a major problem.
Improve Outlook performance with these Tips:
In the midst of so many tasks, occupations and responsibilities, we need the tools we use to give us the best possible performance. That is why in this article I share some tips that will help you improve the performance of Outlook as a tool widely used by us today.
Outlook performance can improve if you do this:
There are no magic tricks or anything like that, they are just advice based on reasoning that can help you a lot.
1- Perform maintenance : that is, delete emails, calendar items and everything you don’t need. Organize yourself so that you take part of your time to do this every so often, you will be able to see the change in performance !
2- Be careful with the accessories : although many are useful, there are times that we install some that over time we no longer need. If you disable them, Outlook will be more agile . It is important that you review and see what accessories you no longer use.
3- Update yourself : as you will know Microsoft as other companies provide updates on their services. They do this many times to streamline their processes, that is, to give you better performance.
If you notice these are very simple tips to apply, however they are details that accumulated can harm the performance of Outlook .
Do not stay without answering!
With Hotmail you can use automatic replies.
One of the advantages of using this service is that it has the function of using the popular automatic responses, with which you will not have to worry when you have to go on vacation or spend a few days without checking your mail, since incoming messages will be answered. automatically, you can easily configure it both from the web version of Outlook or from the application …
Avoid problems with your account.
Remember to use this service responsibly.
As in almost all Internet services, the abuse of this communication tool can lead to sanctions and even in serious cases the permanent closure of your account, you should use your email account like anyone else and not for the purpose of annoying people or even carry out reprehensible behaviors that violate the rules, use it to communicate with the people you need in a normal and high way to avoid problems.
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