Hotmail vs Outlook.com

Hotmail is one of the oldest web-based email providers. It was launched in 1996 by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack smith. It was later bought by Microsoft in 1997. Since its introduction to the world, Hotmail has enjoyed an undisrupted monopoly in the email service industry with over 360 million active web users. However, there domination in the industry was short lived. In 2004, Google launched its very own web-based email service provider, Gmail which gave Hotmail a serious competition. It is due to this that Microsoft decided to upgrade the Hotmail site to Outlook so as to offer more space and speed and also to get them back to the same level as Gmail.

hotmail vs outlook 2014

Since Microsoft took charge of Hotmail they have never made any changes and the upgrade to Outlook.com was the best decision ever made, even though it was long overdue. One thing that is awesome with the upgrade is that you will get to access outlook.com with your old log in details. Yes, nothing will be lost once you upgrade. Microsoft now is automatically upgrading Read More…

Hotmail on your phone – Version Outlook 2014

Technology now is on another level with manufactures developing new and awesome products. In the olden day’s one had to either use a P.C or visit a cyber to access their mails, but now with the latest technology one can sent and read their mails on their phones. You can access the Hotmail on your phone as longs you install the app on your phone.

hotmail phone 2014

Since there are different types of phones in the market, there are different settings for each phone. Whether you are using an IOS operating system or an android operating system you can access Hotmail in your phone as long as you use the specific settings.

Hotmail was recently upgraded to Outlook.com, so you will have to search for Outlook.com settings instead of Hotmail. As mentioned above each phone or device had different settings, below are settings for some of the common devices used

Windows Phone

There are phones that are having windows as the operating system. For these phones the process is quite simple.

  • Go to the start button on your phone on the app list, tap on the settings icon
  • Tap on the email and accounts
  • Tap on add account
  • Here you choose Outlook if you are using the windows 8 OS and windows live if you are using the windows 7 OS.
  • Enter your email address
  • Enter the password you usually use
  • Sign in. This is Hotmail sign in.

IOS Devices

That includes the iPhones, iPads, and iPod touch. To start using the Outlook.com on these devices;

  • Go to the settings icon.
  • Tap on the mails, calendar, contacts option.
  • Select add an account. Read More…

Hotmail Features 2014 – Outlook.com

Every email service provider has different features that set them apart from their competitors, the same applies to Hotmail.com. The Microsoft owned email service provider has great features that you can get to enjoy once you start using it. The service provider has now been upgraded to outlook.com which means that Microsoft has added more features to the new site. One thing that you should know, is that it is a new look with the same old details. This means that you can still access the new improved Hotmail with your old details. The Hotmail features 2014 or rather the www.utlook.com feature enables you to enjoy and navigate through the account with ease.

 hotmail features

Privacy Features

One thing with the outlook.com is that it guarantees you of privacy. Outlook.com ensures that your personal conversations are ad free, although they don’t scan the emails or attachments that you are sending.

Security Features

Outlook.com has taken the protection of their users accounts very seriously. Since the great hack of 1999, Microsoft has devised ways of ensuring that does not happen again. They have introduced the 2 step verification process that allows you to add Read More…