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Hotmail Flexes its Muscle on iOS 5

Windows Live Hotmail, the undisputed leader in the online webmail space announced this week that with the release of Apple’s iOS 5, Microsoft is seeing an up-tick in users configuring their devices to sync with its webmail service. According to Microsoft, approximately two million of its 360 million Windows Live Hotmail users have enabled the […]

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How to use HTTPS in your Windows Live Mail client to connect to your HTTPS enabled Hotmail account.

If you’ve enabled HTTPS on your Windows Live Hotmail account, then you’ve probably noticed it no longer works with certain desktop programs.  Windows Live Mail is one of them, and Microsoft doesn’t offer any solution; they just simply state “it’ll cause errors.”  Fortunately, there is a way to still connect to HTTPS enabled Hotmail from […]

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How to Always Securely Connect to Windows Live and Hotmail via HTTPS

If you find yourself often using public WiFi, unsecured netwoorks, or your phone, you might want to enable secure connections for your Hotmail account.  Gmail already does this by default, but Hotmail, Facebook, and others require that you manually enable the feature.  The secure connection is maintained via HTTPS, which incorporates TLS (transport layer security) […]

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How-to Sync Hotmail Emails, Contacts and Calendars with your iPhone using ActiveSync (with Push!)

In a blog post in August, the Windows Live Team announced that Hotmail now supports push notifications for Emails, Contacts and Calendars. That’s great news for iPhone users who want to get their email and appointment notifications as soon as they arrive in their inbox or calendar. Using Exchange ActiveSync (EAS), you can set your […]

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