Login to Hotmail, officially Microsoft Hotmail, is, or better yet was a free web-based email service owned, controlled and operated by Microsoft as part of the Windows Live suite. I say was because this service is no longer available as Hotmail, it has been replaced by Outlook.com, which is a new and improved version of the old Hotmail.com.
Hotmail was one of the first webmail services and it has or had always been one of the best, that’s why it had so many users worldwide, in fact, as of 2012 it was the second largest webmail service in the world, right after Gmail which currently has approximately 360 million users.
Hotmail was also very popular because it offered unlimited storage, Ajax based, Windows Live Messenger integration, calendar, a file hosting service known as SkyDrive, and its widely recognized contacts platform. The service also made POP3 access available for all Hotmail accounts as part of the “Wave 3” release, which allowed users to access Hotmail from any email client.
Even though Hotmail.com changed to Outlook.com, new users can still create their email address using the Hotmail.com domain, when you start filling out the registration form simply choose @hotmail.com from the drop down list when they ask you “how you would like to sign in?”.
Hotmail Sign In – Step By Step Tutorial
1. Go to Hotmail’s login page located at the following url: www.Hotmail.com.
2. Enter your email address in the first of field of the access form located on the right side of the page.
3. Enter your Hotmail.com login password in the second field.
4. Now simply click the blue “Sign In” button at the bottom of the page and that’s it, you are in!
Hotmail Sign Up
To start using this service you will first have to create an account, if you haven’t signed up yet click here to register now. Simply fill out the registration form, you’ll have to provide some basic information such as your name, birth date, gender, enter sign in options, password recovery options, enter your login password, location, type the letters at the bottom to prove that you are not a robot, click “I accept” and you’re done. After sign up come back to this page to learn how to access your account, if you don’t know how to do it or if you are having problems follow the steps above.
Hotmail Password Reset Instructions
If you forgot or lost your password simply go back to Hotmail’s login page and click the blue link located below the sign in button that says “Can’t Access Your Account?”,
now enter your email address, also known as your Microsoft Account name in the first field box, then enter the characters in the second field box, click “next” and follow instructions to reset your password.