How to configure Hotmail® in Outlook® 2007
Microsoft Outlook 2007 is one of the popular e-mail clients. This could be found as an application in the Microsoft Office suite or else, you could also install this separately in the system. The latest version available is Microsoft Outlook 2010 and this is the successor to Microsoft Outlook 2007. Microsoft Outlook 2007 has also got more features. Windows Live Hotmail is an e-mail service and is found to be the successor of the MSN Hotmail. This would be available in the 36 languages. You could be able to configure the Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook 2007 in simple steps. Whenever it is being configured in Microsoft Outlook 2007, you do not need to open the browser and have to login to account each time when you have to read the messages. You would take only five minutes to configure the Hotmail to the Microsoft Outlook 2007.
Below given points are the various features of Windows Live Hotmail and the tips to configure it in Microsoft Outlook 2007:
- Features of Windows Live Hotmail
- More protection
- Configuring Hotmail account in Microsoft Outlook 2007
Features of Windows Live Hotmail
Windows Live Hotmail would give more productivity and thus, customers could do more work. The reading pane would then allow the users to easily see the e-mails which are from the known senders. You could check one message to another easily. You do need to load and open the page each time. The drag and drop capabilities for the users could select the e-mail and then simply organize them by dropping to them into the folder. By right clicking the message, you could select various options like rename, edit and also create new ones. There are also the custom filters and you could direct the incoming messages to be stored in specific folders.
The Windows Live Hotmail would allow users to keep their e-mails to be private, secure and safer. There is also more improved proved spam protection. You could be able to block the non-genuine sender and he would also receive the notification that addresses are not valid. It has more improved virus scanning for all the incoming e-mail messages and this would protect the users from the threats.
Configuring Hotmail account in Microsoft Outlook 2007
You have to open the Microsoft Outlook 2007. Then, you would click the Tools, from that, you would select Account Settings. In the next dialogue box, you have to click the New button there. After that, a new wizard named 'Add New E-mail Account' would appear. Here, you have to select the e-mail service. For doing that, you need to choose the option called Microsoft Exchange, POP3, IMAP or HTTP. Then, click Next. Now, you would be in the 'Auto Account Setup' section of the wizard. There, you have to enter the name, e-mail address which ended with @hotmail.com and also the password for that account. You would then click Next. You do not need to manually configure the server settings. Microsoft Outlook would do that automatically. It would take some time and then you have to click Finish.
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