Microsoft® Outlook Not Working with Hotmail™
Get to know more about why Microsoft Outlook stops working with Hotmail.
Microsoft Outlook is the new e-mail client program which can be used to run different e-mail accounts. With this, you can login to different accounts in a single program. But, it is possible that you may face certain problems with Microsoft Outlook. One of these include Microsoft Outlook not being able to connect to some e-mail accounts. Mostly, the issue occurs with Hotmail accounts. There may be a number of reasons behind this. It may occur as a result of improper configuration of Hotmail. It is also possible that you made some rule in Microsoft Outlook which blocks Hotmail from being connected.
Here are tips to fix Microsoft Outlook not working with Hotmail issue:
- Configure Hotmail Properly
- Check Rules of Microsoft Outlook
- Update Microsoft Outlook
Configure Hotmail Properly
You can try reconfiguring Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook to get the issue fixed. To do this, you need to run Microsoft Outlook and select the 'Add new Account' option under 'Tools'. You need to then select the HTTP server type which you need to set for the account. You can now add the name which you would like to appear when you send e-mails. You need to then enter the proper Hotmail account information and e-mail address and password. Finally, click the 'Finish' button and get it configured.
Check Rules of Microsoft Outlook
It is possible that you had set some rules in Microsoft Outlook which stops it from working with Hotmail. You can select your rules and make appropriate changes to them to get the issue fixed. To do this, you need to open up Microsoft Outlook and select the 'Tools' menu. You need to then select the option 'Rules and Alerts'. You can then see rules for Microsoft Outlook in which you need to select the one for Hotmail.
To fix the Microsoft Outlook stops working with Hotmail issue, you can try using Microsoft Office Outlook Connector. To do this, you need to visit the particular websites and then download OutlookConnector.exe. You need to then double-click on the downloaded setup file and get it installed. After you have installed Microsoft Outlook Connector properly, you need to open Microsoft Outlook. You can see the Microsoft Outlook Connector prompting you to enter Hotmail e-mail address, password and sender name. You need to give in all these details and can then see that Hotmail starts to work with Microsoft Outlook.
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