Monday, 18 February 2013

Upgrade Hotmail.com To Outlook.com

Recently Microsoft launches its upgrade for the Microsoft Account's mailbox. They have provided the upgrade for the Hotmail users basically, Hotmail user can upgrade there mailbox to a new and easy looking interface which is called as Outlook.
You can upgrade your Hotmail using your browser for the website version of Hotmail and for your smartphones you can download the new Outlook application.


How to Upgrade To Outlook.com

From Hotmail Account

Sign in to your Hotmail account and click on the Options and then Upgrade To Outlook.com.

From Outlook.com

  • Goto Outlook.com.
  • Login using your existing Microsoft accout like @hotmail.com, @live.com.
  • Enjoy the new outlook mailbox.
 Switching back to hotmail.com was available for the period of outlook.com preview. Now, the is no option in the settings to switch back to hotmail old interface.

Setting Up Outlook App On Android.

  • Download and install the Outlook App on your device from Play Store.
  • Open the app and enter your hotmail.com email address and password.
  • Click on next and follow instructions, the app will automatically setup your account

Setup Alias To Your Outlook.com Account

You can set up alias or other email address with the same inbox from your outlook.com account.
  • To setup alias you have to sign in to your Outlook.com account and then click on the Setting icon in the upper right corner of the window, and click on "More mail settings."
  • click on "Create an Outlook alias."
  • Now, enter the new name for your new e-mail address.
  • You can create alias for only sending the mail and for both sending and receiving the mail.
  • Outlook.com setup the same inbox for all alias.



You Can Upgrade From Gmail.com To Outlook.com

  • Login to your Gmail account and click on Settings.
  • Next, click on the Forwarding and POP/IMAP Tab.
  • In forwarding setting, click on the "Add a forwarding address" button.
  • Fill in the Outlook.com address and save the settings.

Features Of Outlook.com 

  • Keyboard Shortcuts:- You can setup keyboard shortcut for your outlook webmail as they are for the desktop app also.
  • Customized inbox:- You can change the color of the navigation pane of your inbox. You can toggle between 'reply' and 'reply all' for default setting. You can setup reading pane according to your choice.
  • Tab to send:- You can press tab button to send any mail instantly.
  • Spam and newsletters can clog any inbox. Outlook.com comes with great tools, like Sweep and Schedule cleanup, which automatically keep your inbox clear of distracting clutter.
 there are many other features in the new Hotmail or the Outlook.com, you can explore more feature by checking the Outlook.com settings.

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