Setting up Hotmail™ in Microsoft® Outlook
Get to know more about setting up Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook.
Hotmail accounts are mail accounts that are used on the Internet to send and receive messages. It also helps to keep junk mail out of the inbox with the help of Microsoft SmartScreen technology. Messages from Hotmail remain on the mail server just as an IMAP account. When you connect to the Hotmail server, the e-mail messages appear in folders in the Folders list, with the Hotmail account. Setting up Hotmail account must be unique with e-mail address and password via browser. You can access your e-mail, calendars and contacts easily from virtually anywhere using Hotmail in mobile phone.
Here is more on setting up Hotmail in Microsoft Outlook:
- Set-up Hotmail
- Configure Hotmail
- Tips to Know
In order to set-up Hotmail, you need to go to the 'Start' button and click 'All Programs'. Then, click 'Add Account' option or 'Account Settings' option from Microsoft Outlook. You must select 'Account Settings' and click 'Add Account' and choose the type of account you would like to create. Select 'E-mail Account' and then click 'Next'. Enter your name for the e-mail address with a valid domain name, accordingly. Select the incoming e-mail server type say, POP3, and outgoing e-mail server as SMTP.
After setting up an e-mail account with valid username and password, select 'Properties' from the 'Internet Account' screen. Enter 25 for SMTP outgoing e-mail server and 995 for POP3 incoming e-mail server in 'Advanced' tab. Enable the SSL option for POP3 as well as SMTP e-mail servers. You must enable outgoing server authentication. Then, close the 'Internet Account' screen and click 'Send/Receive' option to send and receive e-mail messages.
Checking for a valid username and password while creating an e-mail account is important. Select the options of incoming e-mail server say, POP3, IMAP accordingly. You have to include the incoming mail server name and outgoing e-mail server name while setting up e-mail servers. Server port numbers of POP3 and SMTP must be entered.
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