Hotmail.com Explained

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It is a free email (webmail) tool provided by Microsoft. Microsoft acquired the email service in 1997 from its original developers – and rebranded it MSN Hotmail.

In 2013 it was rebranded as Outlook.com with unlimited storage, contacts and calendar management. As at today, if you open www.hotmail.com it redirects to www.Outlook.com.

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You can still create an @Hotmail.com email address but you can only sign in to Outlook.com. However, you have the option to create an @Outlook.com email account instead.

Hotmail.com Explained

Features and Benefits of Hotmail.com (Outlook.com)

Features and Benefits of Hotmail.com (Outlook.com)

Here are some of the features of Hotmail.com (Outlook.com)

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Send, Receive and Reply to Emails

You can own your own email address with either @Hotmail.com or @Outlook.com with unlimited storage. This will allow you to send and receive emails to and from your friends and family.

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Manage Contacts, Schedule Meetings, Create Tasks

Even though it is free service, Outlook.com has all the tools you need to be productive.

Firstly, you can manage your contacts – name, email addresses and phone numbers. This makes it easy to email your contacts without needing to remember their email addresses. You can also create contact groups with multiple contacts – allows you to send email to multiple people in one go.

Secondly, it has an in-built calendar that you can use to schedule meetings, create and track tasks. Moreover, you can add multiple calendars – including birthdays.

Multi-Device Support & Security

Hotmail.com (Outlook.com) can be used from multiple devices – including Windows, MaciOS & Android and Web (via a web browser).

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Outlook.com also comes with spam detection and filtering to keep unwanted emails from your account.

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