Create Hotmail Account

Microsoft Hotmail is one of the best email service providers as it offers you with the opportunity to communicate with people via Email, instant messaging and many more. There are other great features that you can get to enjoy like their SkyDrive which is a Microsoft cloud storage service. This feature allows you to upload files and documents with no size limit. In the recent past, Microsoft re-branded Hotmail to Outlook.com however, the process of creating an account is the same.

create hotmail account

  • Go to the Hotmail.com; which is the official website of the site. When you open the website you will be directed to the sites home page. Click on sign up or create an account, its one and the same thing.  After you click on ‘sign up’ a new page will appear.
  • Enter your personal information; you will be asked to give your information starting with your name.
  • Enter username, here you choose a username that will also translate to your Microsoft email address. You will be given options that you can choose from; Outlook.com, Hotmail.com or live.com. You may only choose one.
  • Create password; create a password that is strong. A strong password protects your account. Use alphanumeric characters when you are choosing a password.
  • Re-enter the password
  • Select the country; Here you will specify the region you come from
  • Enter postal code
  • Enter your date of birth
  • Specify the gender; that is male or female
  • Enter your phone number; the Microsoft team will use the phone number to send a security code to you.
  • Enter alternative email address; this is usually used for security reasons
  • Enter the characters that are provided; this is to ensure that you are a real person
  • Click on create an account; By clicking on this tab you agree to the terms and conditions of Microsoft
  • Verify your account; you will receive an automated email from Microsoft requesting you to verify your account. This is the only way that you can start using the email account. To verify, just click on the link provided in that email.
  • Log in; you will now be ready to start using the email account

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