Set up Hotmail on Outlook and Windows Mail

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Set up Hotmail on Outlook and Windows Mail. Want to set up your Hotmail email address on your Windows computer in Outlook or Windows Mail here's how.

As you already know, you can check your e-mail address @hotmail.com o @hotmail.com directly from the official website.

But if you want to set it up on an email management program on your computer like Outlook and Windows Mail you will need to take a few steps.

Configurare Hotmail su Outlook



If you use the Microsoft Office package and want to set up Outlook per receive and send emails from your Hotmail address here's how to do it:

  • Start the program Outlook
  • On first launch you will be prompted to set up an account. Then click the button Forward. (If you have already started the program look for the item in the menu Add account)
  • On the page of e-mail account configuration type a name for your account in the text field Name, your Microsoft account email address in the field E-mail address and associated password.
  • Once you have filled in the fields click on the button NEXT
  • Now the window will appear Windows security.
  • Type the password again and check the box Remember credentials; then click the button Ok to confirm and continue the configuration process. So see if everything went well and press end.

Done now on Outlook you will find the folders and mail of yours account Hotmail

Set up Hotmail on Mail in Windows 10

L’ app Post (Mail) is already pre-installed on your Windows operating system, but in case you can't find it, you can download it so free directly from the Microsoft Store from this.



  • Open the Windows Mail app, click on the item Account that you find on the left;
  • then select the button on the right Add account.
  • Select quindi la voce Outlook.com
  • select the item Microsoft account and then click the button Continue
  • Type in the field Email, phone or Skype the email address, such as  and click the button NEXT
  • Type the password associated with your account and click the button Log in

You will see a message confirming that your Microsoft email account has been added and configured correctly in the application Mail from Microsoft; then click the button Done.



You can now receive and send your Hotmail emails via Microsoft Mail.

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