How to setup Hotmail account

Want to set up a new Hotmail account? Well, you’ve landed at the right place! This article teaches you how to setup Hotmail account.

Hotmail (originally spelled Hotmail) was the first free web-based email service founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith in 1996. Hotmail was later acquired by Microsoft. In earlier 2001, Hotmail had become the most popular webmail service with more than 100 million users worldwide. Hotmail comes equipped with some great features including anti-phishing and anti-spam features to protect personal information. Hotmail can be used to access Skype, Xbox Live and all other services offered by Microsoft.

As of February 2013, Microsoft revamped Hotmail and renamed it as Outlook. Therefore, it’s no longer possible to create a new Hotmail account via but thanks to Microsoft for providing the new email platform with the same features that made Hotmail a popular email service. You can set up a new Hotmail account via to enjoy the features of old Hotmail services. Here’s how to create a new Hotmail account.

How to create new Hotmail account

Step 1: To create a new Hotmail account, you need to access the Hotmail account sign-in page. Open any web browser available on your computer and visit  

Step 2: Now you need to choose Hotmail Create Account option in order to create a new account. Click Create account at the top-right corner to create new Hotmail account (see the pic).


Step 3: type your preferred email address into the New email text box and select from the drop-down menu as shown in the picture below.

Step 4: Click the blue next button appears at the bottom-right corner of Hotmail create account window.

Step 5: in the next window, you’ll need to create a password for your new Hotmail account. Type your preferred password in the create password text field and click Next.

Step 6: Now, you’ll need to enter some more info to create your account such as name, date of birth etc. in order to access your Hotmail inbox. Type the first name and last name in the given text boxes (first name in the first name text box and last name in the “Last name” text box) and click the Next button.

Step 7: choose your country/region and your date of birth and click Next.

Step 8: Now, as per the Microsoft policy, you need to prove that you are a real person by solving a captcha. Enter the captcha in the given text box and click next.

Step 9: that’s it! Your Hotmail account has been created. Now, you can choose your preferred language and time zone. You can also choose a customized theme for your Hotmail inbox.

Step 10: Once you set your preferred language, time zone, and theme, click Let’s go button at the bottom to enter your Hotmail inbox.

Step 11: Now, you’ll get your new Hotmail inbox as shown in the picture below.

So, this is how you create a new Hotmail account. Now you can access all outlook features on your new Hotmail account.


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