How to open Hotmail: 14 steps (with pictures)

How to open Hotmail: 14 steps (with pictures)
How to open Hotmail: 14 steps (with pictures)
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Learn how to open your Hotmail account inbox. Hotmail has been replaced by Microsoft Outlook. To open a Hotmail account, you must therefore go to Outlook. You can access your account using Microsoft Outlook, either from a computer or a mobile phone.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: From a computer

Open Hotmail Step 1

Step 1. Go to the Outlook site

Type https://www.hotmail.com/ in your search engine bar. Since Hotmail has merged with Microsoft Outlook, you will be redirected to the Microsoft Outlook login page.

  • If your Outlook inbox appears on the screen, you are already logged into your account.
  • If the inbox opens on another person's account, log out by clicking on the profile icon at the top right of the screen then select Sign out from the drop-down menu.
Open Hotmail Step 2

Step 2. Click Connect

The button is in the middle of the page.

Open Hotmail Step 3

Step 3. Enter your Hotmail email address

In the "E-mail, phone or Skype" field enter the e-mail address of your Hotmail account.

If you have not signed in to your Hotmail account for 270 consecutive days or more (or within 10 days after creating your account), it will be deleted and you will need to create a new Outlook account

Open Hotmail Step 4

Step 4. Click Next

The button is under the email field.

Open Hotmail Step 5

Step 5. Enter your password

Enter the password for your Hotmail account in the "Password" field.

If you forgot it, you will need to reset your password first before continuing

Open Hotmail Step 6

Step 6. Click Connect

The button is located under the "Password" field. As long as your information is correct, your inbox will appear on your screen.

Method 2 of 2: From a mobile

Open Hotmail Step 7

Step 1. Open Outlook

Tap the Outlook app icon, which looks like an "O" on a blue background, to start it.

  • If Outlook opens to your inbox, you are already logged into your account.
  • If Outlook opens to an account that is not yours, tap in the top left corner of your screen, then on the gear icon at the bottom of the menu then tap on the currently logged in email address, choose Delete account and finally To delete when you are asked to confirm the deletion of the account from the Outlook application.
Open Hotmail Step 8

Step 2. Tap Start, which is in the middle of the screen

If Outlook opens with a field to enter your email address, skip this step

Open Hotmail Step 9

Step 3. Enter your email address

Enter the email address you use for your Hotmail account.

If you haven't signed into your Hotmail account for 270 days or more (or within 10 days of creating your account), it will be deleted and you will need to create a new account

Open Hotmail Step 10

Step 4. Choose Add Account

The button is located below the text box.

  • From an Android phone, select CONTINUE at the bottom right of the screen.
Open Hotmail Step 11

Step 5. Enter your password

Enter the password you use to log into your Hotmail account.

Open Hotmail Step 12

Step 6. Tap Sign In, below the password field

You will then be logged into your account.

Open Hotmail Step 13

Step 7. Choose Later when the message appears

This will skip the “Add an account” form.

  • From an Android phone, you will need to press Ignore at the bottom left of the screen.
Open Hotmail Step 14

Step 8. Select Skip to skip the feature overview

Your inbox will then open.

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