E-mail communication is made easier with the help of free email services such as Hotmail. You can enjoy instant messaging, manage your mails and use Xbox Live services from Microsoft when you create a Hotmail account. The OneDrive option allows the users to access the mails in the inbox, PCs, smart phones, iPads etc.
Steps in creating the account
To create the Hotmail account, you need to enter Hotmail.com. Hotmail will be directed to the new interface from Microsoft called Outlook and in this article we explain the process to do it.
Click on the “sign up now” option or follow this link on the right bottom of the webpage.
You will reach the sign up or then create an account page.
Enter your first name and last name in the boxes provided.
Select a username and make sure that it is available for use.
Create a strong password to enter in the next box. Use passwords with at least 8 characters, including numbers.
Reenter your password in the next box.
Specify your country/ region and the Zip code of your country in the next two boxes.
Enter your birth date starting with month, then day and finally the year.
Enter your gender.
Enter the country code and phone number to make the personal information provided safe.
Enter the provided captcha correctly in the box provided to ensure that a real person is creating the account.
Your account will be created and login hotmail you can customize it according to your need.
Creating account using phone number
You can also create a Microsoft account using the mail service, using your phone number. In the create account page, select “other options” and select “create account using your phone number”. On this page, select the country name along with the code and enter your phone number. Now enter the password and click on “create account” to get a Hotmail account.
Problems in accessing email
One of the common complaints faced by Hotmail users is their email becoming inaccessible. The person might have been using the same PC and browser, but the inbox of Hotmail refuses the access. The user will get “cannot display webpage” message on the screen. In such cases
First, verify that the internet connection is working.
You can try using a different browser.
Ensure that Hotmail has not blocked your account.
Delete any temporary files and cache of browsers.
Microsoft has officially stopped the Hotmail service and once you upgrade to Outlook.com you will be able to use it for your mailing needs.
With the Outlook update for Hotmail, you will be able to enjoy a new UI and various new features such as template for emails, meeting planner, new themes, clutter folder for managing unimportant messages etc. The Outlook is delivering all the features necessary for dealing modern day email needs. You don’t have to worry about the annoying ads when you are using Hotmail or Outlook.