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.

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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.
  • Enter your Outlook.com email address. It is the same email address you were using to log in to Hotmail.
  • Enter your password.
  • Sign in.
  • Sync the contact. To receive a notification when you receive a new email, you should sync the account.

Android Operating Phones

These are the most common devices in the world right now. The process of accessing your Hotmail on your Android phone is completely different from the rest.

  • Download the app; to access the email, you will have to download the Outlook.com app. To download go to the Play store or Google play, it is one and the same thing. Search for Outlook.com. Click on the app and download.  After the app is installed, open it
  • Enter your outlook.com email and password.
  • Choose the username to use on these account click next.
  • Sync the account if you want to receive the notifications when you get a new email.

This app is however not available in all the countries. If you are among the people who are affected, you can still access the email from your phone.

  • Go to email which is already on your phone.
  • Tap on add account.
  • Enter the Outlook.com email.
  • Tap on manual setup.
  • Enter your email address under the username option.
  • Enter password.
  • Enter s.outlook.com under the server name.
  • Check the SSL box.
  • Choose your account option.
  • Tap next.

Other Phones With Web Browser

If your phone has a web browser you can still access the email by going to http://m.live.com


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