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How to create a Hotmail / Outlook.com email

it’s possible create a Hotmail or Outlook email Through the official site, you only have to register a user with whom you identify yourself, entering your basic and security data for the login. Among its best features, you have an inbox with a clean design, a friendly interface and filters that allow a better organization of the content. Likewise, there is the possibility of using quick notes to save reminders.

On the other hand, having this email provides different advantages to users, for example, since it is equivalent to a Microsoft accountyou will also have access to other free business tools. Among them, there is a useful calendar that is used to share with other people and easily schedule meetings. Also, by using this account, you will have access to the Office programs in their online version.

Procedure to follow

Formerly known as Hotmail MSN, the current Outlook continues to use the domain @hotmail.comas well as @outlook.com Y @outlook.esso you can choose the one you prefer. Register from the computer performing the following steps:

  1. Copy and paste the following address into your browser: https://signup.live.com/signup.
  2. Click on the option “Get a new email address”. This is used to display the domains, but you can also do it by typing the user directly and placing @, so this step will be completed automatically.Create a Hotmail Outlook email step 2
  3. Write the username that you want for your mail.
  4. Open domain options and choose one of your preference. Click on “hotmail.com” to create a Hotmail email.
  5. Press “Following” to continue creating your account.Create a Hotmail Outlook email steps 3, 4 and 5
  6. you shall Create a passwordwhich must be at least 8 characters long and contain two of the following: Capital letters, symbols, or numbers.Create a Hotmail Outlook email step 6
  7. Indicate your name and surname.
  8. Enter your country and date of birth.
  9. Finally, you must complete a captcha automatically generated. You will have the option to change to a new one that you can recognize with less difficulty or decipher audio instead of letters.Create a Hotmail Outlook email step 9
  10. Once this is done, you will have completed the registration and you will log in to your account automatically. If you wish, you can keep your session open, choose “Yes» either «Nope» to continue.Create an email Hotmail Outlook steps 10

this is all you need to create an email in Outlook.com. Choose the domain you prefer, as an additional benefit you should know that if the user you like is not available with the domain @hotmail.com, he may be with @outlook.com or @outlook.es.

Security advice

Once your Hotmail or Outlook email has been created, it is recommended update security information. This is extremely important to avoid inconvenience if you ever forget your password or have trouble accessing your account. To achieve this, perform the following steps:

  1. Locate the option “Update security information” and press “To update”. You may have to confirm your password to access this section.Update the security information of a Hotmail Outlook email step 1
  2. Search «Security Contact Information” and press “Update my information”.Update the security information of a Hotmail Outlook email step 2
  3. You can add «An alternate email address» either «a phone number” select the option you prefer and confirm it. You will receive a security code that will serve for confirmation in an SMS or message in your email, depending on the chosen method.Update the security information of a Hotmail Outlook email step 3

Once this is done, you will have configured a security email address or phone number. This will serve to receive a Verification codewith which you can recover your account if you ever forget your password.

Login

After creating your Hotmail or Outlook email, there are several alternatives with which you can login to your account. Here is a list of the most comfortable and recommended options to log in:

From the computer

For access your Hotmail/Outlook email from your computer, simply type the following address into your web browser: https://outlook.live.com/mail/. Then, you just have to press the button «Login” and enter the corresponding data.

Although this alternative is also valid for the smartphone browser, a notification automatically appears suggesting you download the application. In addition, it should be noted that you do not have the same quality of experience, compared to programs designed specifically for use on mobile devices.

From mobile devices

The best option for access your Hotmail or Outlook email from a smartphone or Tablet, is using the official application. You can find them in the official store of each Operating System, either the Android Play Store or the iOS App Store.

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microsoft-outlook
microsoft-outlook
developer: Microsoft Corporation
Price: Free

‎Microsoft Outlook
‎Microsoft Outlook
‎Microsoft Outlook
developer: Microsoft Corporation
Price: Free+

The mobile application gives you the benefit of receiving notifications from your email in real time. In addition, you will be able to review and reply to your messages no matter where you are. However, it is important to note that it is not possible to create a new account from the application. It is necessary to carry out the process explained in previous sections, from the web browser of your computer.