Hotmail Sign in

Hotmail is the oldest web based email service providers in the world. Since its introduction it enjoyed monopoly as it was the only email service providers at that time. However, after Gmail was introduced its popularity went down. Due to this Microsoft decided to change the email service provider from Hotmail to Outlook. Outlook is the modern email service provider from Microsoft. If you have an account with Hotmail you still access your email account using your normal sign in details. Outlook contains new features in addition to the old ones. Once you log in to your Hotmail account you will get to Skype with your friends even if they don’t have Skype installed in their computers. There are many more great features that you will get to enjoy once you sign in.

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Hotmail sign in process is easy and fast. Simply:

  1. Go to the official website of the email service provider. Once you click on Hotmail sign in, you will be directed to Microsoft Outlook sign in page. You will log in via that page.
  2. Enter your email address.
  3. Enter your password.
  4. Click on sign in hotmail; if you are not using a shared computer you can simply check the button ‘keep me signed in’ this will enable you to automatically access your account every time you sign in.

If you are having trouble accessing your account because you have forgotten your password, you can simply click on the ‘can’t access my account’ option.

  • You will be directed to a new page where you will be required to choose one of the three options provided.
  • Click on next after you have chosen the option that applies to your situation. A new page will open and you will be required to enter your Microsoft account address.
  • Enter the characters given and click on next. Follow the instructions that will be given thereafter.

On your Hotmail sign in page you will see the ‘sign in with a single-use code’ you can use this option if you are using a shared computer to sign in to your Hotmail account. The code is used in replace of the password. One thing that you have to know is that the code is only valid for fifteen minutes and it can only be used for one log in. You can request a new code every time you want to log in to your account using a shared computer. You have to be careful though, because there is a limit of the number of code that one can use to log in. To get the single code;

  1. On the Hotmail sign in page, click on the ‘sign in with a single code’.
  2. You will be directed to a new page where you will be required to enter your email address.
  3. Enter your phone number; there are some places that the single code is not available. The countries supported are included in the list.
  4. Click on text code. If you already have a code click on ‘already have a code’.
  5. Once you receive the code, enter it on the spaces provided.
  6. Log in.


One Response to “Hotmail Sign in”

  1. Donna says:

    I just received a msg that you require a code for me to continue with my email because you want to be protective, i have no where to send the email except my daughter who cannot get into her email because she received the same msg, how the heck do i get into my email i am so not impressed, can you not make this easier.

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