How To Log Into Hotmail
If you have been using emails for a long time, you will know what Hotmail is one of the earliest free email providers. Hotmail is also known as Outlook and it is owned by the tech giant – Microsoft.
There are certain features that people love about Hotmail. These features not only make it easier to use this email platform but also allow you to complete a number of tasks easily. For instance, when you have a Hotmail account, they will provide you with features such as calendars and tasks functions. You will also get contact organization and webmail facilities. Since Microsoft merged Hotmail with Outlook, this new web-based email platform has to turn out to be new gold which has attracted a number of new users.
Before this merger, there are a number of features that are exclusive to Hotmail. If you have been using Hotmail in its early days, you will be used to these features. Some of these features include but are not limited to:
✓ Accessing Hotmail domain simply by typing MSN.com or hotmail.com
✓ You can easily log on through the MSN home page or even your Hotmail main page
✓ You just need to know your username as well as your password to be able to get access to your Hotmail account.
✓ You will have an option to stay logged in as far as you want and access your inbox directly.
However, since Hotmail became merged with Outlook, a number of new features have been introduced to the platform to help users enjoy the platform. It now boasts of a simplified login process. New features have also been introduced by the Microsoft to help users stay safe online and enjoy a more robust experience.
Some Benefits of New Outlook Domain include:
If you are looking for a reason why you should start using this new platform, there are a number of benefits which include:
✓ It now has a metro-based interface which can be used by Outlook and former Hotmail users.
✓ You will now have access to unlimited storage space and even new calendar and contact management features
✓ You can easily integrate your Hotmail account with tons of Microsoft services which include but not limited to OneDrive, Skype, Office online, and more. All these tools have their benefits and will certainly make your life easier.
✓ With online security becoming serious in recent years, the new platform boasts of a much-improved security to keep your safe when you are browsing on your desktop or mobile devices.
✓ When you move to this new platform, you will enjoy a lot of services provided by Microsoft.
How To Log Into Your Hotmail Account
Do you have to access your Hotmail account? The process still remains almost the same. In the steps below, we explain how you can easily log into your Hotmail account:
To log into your Hotmail (Outlook) account, simply type https://outlook.live.com/ and you will be taken to the homepage where you can add your login details.
Note: If you have not logged into Hotmail for a long time, you can simply type https://hotmail.com and you will be redirected to outlook.com. Alternatively, you can type msn.com and then choose “Outlook” from one of the options on the menu.
On arriving at the homepage, you will see a login panel that is similar to login panel of all the Microsoft services. If you did not see where to enter your username and password, simply click on “Sign In” and you will be taken to a page where you can add your login details.
Now that you are on this page, make sure you type in your “username” and “password” correctly in order to gain access to your account. First, you will have to type in your “username” and then click on “next”. On the next page, type in your “password” and then click “Sign”.
If the information you provided are correct, you will be taken directly to your Outlook account (previously known as Hotmail). You can now have access to all your emails and Microsoft services.
Note: If you are making use of a private computer, check the button that says “Keep me signed in”. Clicking on this button will ensure that you don’t have to type your login detail any time you want to log into your account. However, avoid this if you are not making use of a private computer.
Did You Forget Your Password?
Most people have a problem when they are trying to log into their account as a result of a lost password. In a situation where you have forgotten your password, you don’t need to panic, you can still recover it.
To recover your password, click on “Forgot Password” option on the logging page. When you click on this button; select “I forgot my password” from one of the options given to you.
Next, enter your email and then enter the “Characters” shown on your screen. When you are done click on “Next”. A link to change your password will now be sent to your email. You can login to your email, click on the link and change your email. Once you change your email, you will gain access to your Outlook (Hotmail) account.
Since Hotmail was changed to Outlook, the platform is now better, safer, and much improved. You will have access to a lot of Microsoft services both free and premium ones once you log into your account.