Hotmail Features vs Outlook

Those who are looking around to create a Hotmail account will simply have to visit the Outlook domain. This is the unified platform of Microsoft, which houses all the email services of Microsoft. This company bought off Hotmail.com in the early days when it was the pioneer web based email service. Today the same service has been moved through several domains, and finally unified with Outlook in a single platform.

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How to create a new account

The steps to create a new account remain as the following:

  • The choice of a username is the first field to be selected. Though one can opt for a Hotmail account that will serve as an alias as the real domain will remain in Outlook.
  • The next step is the choice of a strong password that needs to be a combination of alphanumeric characters. The password has to be approved by the system as well as easily remembered by you.
  • The other details that need to be furnished are standard details like location, gender, address and certain security details to use for the two step verification process.
  • Once the terms and conditions are agreed upon and the captcha code is entered, your account will be successfully created.

New Hotmail account features

Creating a new account in Outlook can provide certain advantages:

  • Along with Outlook as the new web based email service of Microsoft, all existing Hotmail users can also avail of the new features, amenities and links that Microsoft offers on this platform.
  • Security features have been enhanced.
  • A single Hotmail account is synonymous to being a Microsoft account that will provide one access to several new services and apps.
  • Changed look of the mail arrangement and ease of grouping mails or adding folders and categories.
  • Sync with social media accounts is possible.
  • One can avail of extra storage facility on OneDrive.

These are some of the unique benefits of a new account on the Microsoft interface.

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