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Today, most of us are registered with an @hotmail or @live and even @msn accounts. If you want to migrate and rename your account to @Outlook.com, you can with a few simple clicks.
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 […]
Windows Live Hotmail has seen its share of complaints over the years however over the last couple years, Microsoft has really been stepping up their game in an attempt to win back consumers from GMAIL. In the past week, the Hotmail development team announced a few new updates in this quest which I think just […]
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 […]
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) […]
If you are using multiple online email accounts it can quickly become confusing managing all of your contacts. Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo all have similar export procedures to that are compatible with Outlook, and we’ve already covered the Gmail process. Now all that is left to do is throw all of your contacts into Outlook […]
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 […]
Last week Microsoft FINALLY realized the error in their ways and announced that they would be removing ads from the footers of emails for all Hotmail/Live users. Although I’m not personally a Hotmail user, I do receive a lot of email from people who are, so this will be nice! With the announcement from the […]
The Outlook Hotmail connector tool has been around for quite some time helping Outlook users manage their Hotmail e-mail, calendar, and contacts. Recently Microsoft has updated it once again to version 14, and it’s packed with new features that were never available until now. Because Outlook is such a powerful management tool, many people prefer […]
Have you ever received an email at work, then when you go to reply to it, the “reply” goes to someone else other than the person who sent you the email? This mix-up happened to me recently. I replied to my manager’s email, and it was sent to his administrative assistant instead. It turns out, […]