How to create Hotmail accounts: Hotmail was a historic Microsoft e-mail service. It was popular until a few years ago, when MSN Messenger was still the most used messaging system in the world. Since then, a lot of water has passed under the points but, even today, despite Hotmail has actually been decommissioned, it is still possible to open an address using its suffix: @ hotmail.com. To do this, just connect to Outlook.com – the WebMail platform developed by Microsoft that has taken the place of Windows Live Mail and, precisely, Hotmail – and follow the simple wizard to create a new account.
If you don’t have a Hotmail account yet and want to remedy the situation, you’ve come to the right place at the right time! In the guide you are reading, in fact, I will explain to you in detail how to create a Hotmail account both from the computer and from smartphones and tablets. I would like to warn you, however, that it is not exactly the best of comfort to act from a mobile device (and I think it is superfluous to explain why). In any case, the choice is up to you and that’s why I decided to show you both the PC and mobile procedure.
How do you say? Can’t wait to get started and find out how to create an account on Hotmail? Well, then let’s put aside the chatter and get straight to the point. Come on: make yourself comfortable, take all the time you need to concentrate on reading the next paragraphs and, more importantly, implement the “tips” that I will give you. I guarantee that, if you follow the instructions I am about to give you step by step, you will not have the slightest problem in creating a Hotmail address. There is nothing left for me to do but wish you good reading and, above all, have fun!
How to create a Hotmail account from your computer
Desires create a Hotmail account from your computer? As I told you in the introduction of the guide, this is undoubtedly the most comfortable solution you can take to achieve the goal you have set for yourself. All you have to do is connect to the Outlook.com home page using your favorite browser, click on the button to create a new account and fill in the registration form that is proposed to you.
To proceed, therefore, then click herein order to connect to the Outlook.com home page, and press the blue button Create a free account which is placed in the center of the screen. On the page that opens, you should see the box Create accountby which to indicate theemail address you want to create and its domain (in your case, @ hotmail.com).
Then fill in the text field New e-mail address with the first part of the address you want to create – for that purpose, you can use yours first name And last namepart of yours year of birthyour nicknameetc., based on the available addresses – and then presses the button (⌵) placed next to the wording @ outlook.com.
At this point, the drop-down menu will open through which you can choose the domain of your new e-mail address. Then select the item hotmail.com and presses the blue button Forward at the bottom right to go to the next step.
You will now be asked to create a password that protects your account. All you have to do is type the passkey you want to use to access your email address in the text field Create password and then press the blue button Forward which is located in the lower right corner of the module Create a password.
When creating a password, take into account the advice I gave you in the guide on how to create secure passwords (use many characters, alternate numbers, letters and symbols, use meaningless words and so on) and keep it in a password manager, such as example 1Password or LastPassto avoid losing it.
Then, fill out the form that is proposed to you indicating the various information that is requested of you: fill in the fields First name And Last namepresses the button Forwardindicates the Country / geographic area membership and yours date of birthusing the appropriate drop-down menus and presses the button again Forward.
Finally, enter the code you see in the image in the text field Enter the characters you seepresses the button Forward.
Wait a few moments for the e-mail box to be created and in the new welcome screen that is shown to you, press the button (>)set the language and the time zone that you prefer to use on your account, press the button again (>)select the theme you want to set up on your account, press the button once again (>) and select the signature to be used in the emails you send.
After this step too, you just have to press the button one last time (>) And that’s it. If everything went well, the message should appear on the screen [Nome], the configuration is finished! Your new email address is [indirizzo]@ hotmail.com.
Therefore, press on the button Start and start using your account to send and receive emails. In the inbox, there should be a welcome email from the Outlook team explaining some of the main features of the service.
Even if the instructions I have shown you just now have been carried out from the PC, know that, if you want, you can also use them to create a Hotmail account from the browser you use on your mobile device. For more information on what to do, I suggest you read the next chapter in which I show you in detail how to proceed.
How to create a Hotmail account from smartphones and tablets
To create a Hotmail account from smartphone And Tabletstart the browser you usually use to browse the Internet from your mobile device (eg. Google Chrome, Safarietc.) and connected to the address outlook.live.com/owa. Pigia, therefore, on the link Create free account which is placed next to the wording Do you want a new account? and, on the page that opens, fill in the text field New e-mail address with the first part of the address you want to create and then presses the button (⌵) located next to the wording @ outlook.com to select the item hotmail.com from the corresponding menu.
Now, press the blue button Forward located at the bottom right, choose the password with which to protect your account by typing it in the text field Create password and presses the blue button once again Forward. At this point, fill in the text fields in the form that is proposed to you indicating yours first name And last namepresses the button again Forward and, in the new page you see on the screen, indicate yours Country / geographic area and yours date of birth using the appropriate drop-down menus; done that, presses the blue button Forward to continue the procedure.
Most of the work is now done. Now you just have to write the characters you see in the image in the text field Enter the characters you seeso as to prove to Microsoft that you are not a bot and then you have to press the button Forward. Then select the user interface language and the time zone using the appropriate drop-down menus, presses on the item Save And that’s it. You are now finally ready to use your Hotmail account.
Even if no one forbids you to access it directly from the browser, I recommend that you consider downloading the Outlook app on your device Android or iOS, so you can have a better user experience. Are you wondering how you can access your account once the official Outlook app is installed? It’s not complicated: you just have to indicate yours email address (email@example.com) and the relative password access in the appropriate text fields and then press the button Log in.
If you wish, you can deepen the subject and find out in more detail how to access Hotmail by consulting the guide that I have just linked to you. I’m sure this further reading will also be very useful to you.