Create Hotmail Account

Microsoft Hotmail is one of the first web based email service providers in the world. After enjoying a monopoly business for years, it faced great competition from other providers. This led to the decrease in the number of people using Hotmail. Later it was purchased by Microsoft and the name was changed from Hotmail to You can access the hotmail account via the outlook website.

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There have been many features added since it was established. Hotmail has increased the size of files you can share. You can view and edit your documents online without downloading them. Sharing and viewing images is also very easy. Unlike other email service providers, you can view slideshows even if you don’t have Microsoft office installed on your computer. There are many more features that you can enjoy. You will however be required to have an account.

The process of create hotmail account is very easy. The first step is launching the browser and opening the official Hotmail website. You will be directed to the home page. Click on ‘sign up now’ that is located at the bottom of the page, the sign up page will open: enter your personal details staring with your names, you will be required to choose your username, this will double up as the email address. Since you are opening a account, you will be required to choose ‘hotmail’.


Create your password. A password should be up to 8 characters and it should contain both alphabetic and numeric characters, re-enter your password and choose your country of residence, enter your postal code, specify your date of birth and gender, you will be required to enter your phone number starting with your country code, this number will be used for security reasons, you will also be required to enter an alternative email address, enter the characters given in the spaces provided, you will be prompted to subscribe to the promotional messages from Microsoft. Uncheck the button if you are not interested then click on ‘create and account’.

Verifying your account will be the next step. You will not be able to use the account unless you verify.

  • Once you sign up hotmail, you will receive an automated email from Microsoft.
  • Click on the link provided; you will be directed to a new page.
  • Enter the random characters displayed on the page.
  • Your account will now be able to use the account.

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