Hotmail is free, a personal email service from Microsoft. Hotmail now upgraded to Outlook.com works with your Hotmail email address. This website gives you tutorials about how to create an Hotmail account with Hotmail Sign up page, doing a Hotmail sign in to start sending email & messages to other contacts.
Besides providing information, we guide you how to manage your account & make use of all Hotmail features.
Before you sign in to Hotmail
Make sure that you have created your Hotmail account before you sign in to Hotmail.com. Check out our tutorial to create a Hotmail account in case you don't already have one.
How to Sign in to Hotmail.com
In order to sign in to Hotmail, please enter your email or phone, and password. If you are lazy to type your password again later, you can save it on your browser. In case, you forgot your password, it's easy to reset Hotmail password. There are steps to log in to Hotmail.
- Go to mail.live.com or login.live.com. There is a login form to login to Hotmail.
- Fill the form with your email or phone, and password.
- We recommend that you got the "Keep me signed in" checkbox selected. This ensures that you won’t be constantly interrupted to re-enter your password and makes your future sign-ins easier with account choosers
- Click Sign in button will redirect you to your Hotmail inbox.
Problems when signning in?
Most common problems when logging in Hotmail is incorrect password. Remember that Hotmail password is case-sensitive. Beware of your Caps lock key, since password characters are unreadable. In case login fails, Hotmail will show you the error messages that tells you what the issue is and help options to guide you walkthough it.
How to securely log out of Hotmail.com
If you are using a computer that is not yours, it's very important to log out of hotmail.com securely after you are done using it. Signing out of Hotmail is quite easy and can be completed using the three steps below:
- Point your browser to mail.live.com. If you are redirected to the login page you can stop here, you are already logged out.
- Click on your profile picture at the top right corner of the screen, a dropdown menu appears. At the bottom of dropdown you will find a sign out link.
- Click Sign out link to sign out of your Hotmail Account.