Hotmail Account – Hotmail Sign Up & Sign in | Hotmail Account Recovery

Hotmail a free webmail service founded in 1996 by Jack Smith and Sabeer Bhatia, now belongs to Microsoft Outlook. However, you need to create a Hotmail account to receive emails.

This does not mean that Hotmail is no longer in existence. Users can still operate Hotmail through Microsoft (outlook.com).

Hotmail Account

This article will focus on how to operate the new Hotmail account, as well as keeping the old one.

Hotmail Account Sign In – How to access your old Microsoft Account

The old Hotmail account can be accessed following through Microsoft Outlook homepage by following the steps outlined below;

  • Open your phone browser
  • On the address bar of the browser, type “www.outlook.com” to launch Microsoft Outlook homepage.
  • From the homepage, click “Sign In”.
  • You will be required to fill out your email address or phone number in the field that will be provided.
  • After filling out your email or phone number, click “next” to fill out your password.
  • If you wish to remain signed in even after exiting your browser, check the box underneath to be kept signed in. Do not check the box if you don’t want to be kept signed in.
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Hotmail Account Creation – How to Create a new Email

  • Open your phone browser
  • On the address bar of the browser, type “www.outlook.com” to launch Microsoft Outlook homepage.
  • From the homepage, click “Sign In”.
  • Click on “No account? at the down part of the page to create a Hotmail account
  • Ensure the domain name is added at the end of your username (E.g; abc@hotmail.com).
  • Click on “Next” to move on to the next tab.
  • You will be redirected to where you will create a password as well as confirm it by entering the same password again.
  • You can choose to be receiving notifications on Microsoft products and services, by checking the box underneath, then click on “Next” to complete your registration.
  • Fill out the required fields and follow the instructions that follow to sign in to your new Hotmail account.

Forgotten Password – Hotmail Account Recovery 

In case of forgotten password, Hotmail provides a means for resetting your password and having your mail working again. Password reset can be done by following the steps below;

  • Open your phone browser
  • On the address bar of the browser, type “www.outlook.com” to launch Microsoft Outlook homepage.
  • From the homepage, click “Sign In”.
  • Fill out the email address or phone number of the account which you want its password reset
  • Click on the “forgot password” button.
  • Follow the instructions that will pop up to reset your password
  • Then go-ahead to sign in to your Hotmail account.

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