Microsoft has switched the Hotmail email service to Outlook in 2013. However, you can still enjoy this free email service through Outlook.com, if you have a Hotmail account. All the users of Hotmail account will be now using the new interface provided by Microsoft. To hotmail sign in account, you need to do Hotmail Sign up.
Steps in Hotmail sign in
To sign into Hotmail, you have to first access the website at www.Hotmail.com. You will be redirected to the main web page of Outlook.com. You will be able to do the sign in using this page. Here is the step by step guidance for doing sign in once you reach the Outlook website.
You can see the sign in option on the Outlook official webpage.
In order to sign in to your account, you need to enter your email or phone number in the first box provided.
In the second box you need to enter the password for your Hotmail account.
Now click on the blue colored “sign in” box.
If the email or phone number you have entered and the password matches, you will be directed to the inbox of Outlook mail service.
Easy access to your account
If you are using the Hotmail account regularly and if you want to avoid entering the email and password every time you want to use the Hotmail service you can go for the option “keep me signed in” in the Outlook webpage. This will give you easy access to your email account. If you are not using your personal computer to check your mails it is better to use single-use code to sign in to the account.
Hotmail sign in troubles
Some users may have some trouble in signing in to Hotmail account at times. First, you need to check whether you have entered the email or phone number correctly. Next, check the password and make sure that you have entered the right password for the email account. Sometimes you may have forgotten the password and if you have trouble in accessing your account, click on the option can’t access your account” just below the “sign in” box. You will have to enter the reason why you are not able to sign in, in this webpage. You will be able to reset your password and security info and start using your account again using the new password.
Recovering the account
In order to recover your password and security info, you need to enter your Microsoft account details in the area provided.
Enter your Microsoft email address and enter the characters provided by Microsoft in the box provided.
Your identity will be verified by Microsoft.
You can opt for email, SMS or phone call to get the security code after identity verification.
Once you receive the security code, enter it in the area provided to activate your new password.
You will be able to read the daily mails once you reach your Outlook mail account using the Hotmail sign in details. Hotmail through Outlook.com offers a convenient and safe way to communicate with your family, friends or business associates.