How In Hotmail Can Create An Account To Sign In?

It is possible for the people to use the Hotmail Email address for their communications however it is now not possible to create a Hotmail account directly as Hotmail account can be created through the integrated platform of Outlook.

Steps to create a Hotmail account

The process for creating the Hotmail account is as follows:

  • Step 1

Using your web browser, go to the website of Outlook at www.outlook.com. You can see the link to create account on the top right side of the webpage.

  • Step 2

Click on the “Create Account” link. You will be taken to the Microsoft create account page.

  • Step 3

Type in the username or email name you want to use for email address in the top field. If Microsoft accepts your username proceed to the next step. If Microsoft doesn’t accept your email name, try changing according to the directions given by Microsoft.

  • Step 4

Select the domain you want to use for your email address by clicking on the dropdown menu on the right side of the “New Email” field. You can select from the options @outlook.com or @Hotmail.com. Selecting @Hotmail.com will give you a Hotmail user id.

  • Step 5

Enter the password you want to use for your Hotmail account in the “create password” field below the username field. Create a password which contains alphabets and letters and make it difficult to guess for others. The password should have at least 8 characters and are case sensitive. If Microsoft accepts the given password, then proceed to the next step.

  • Step 6

Below the password field you can see the box with the option “Send Me Promotional Emails from Microsoft”. Uncheck this box if you want to prevent the promotional mails from Microsoft reaching your mail account. Do not uncheck the box if you want to receive the Microsoft promotional emails.

  • Step 7

To continue the account, creating process, click on the blue colored “Next” field at the bottom of the page.

  • Step 8

You will reach the “Add Details” page where you will be asked to enter your first name and last name in the fields provided.

  • Step 9

After entering your first name and last name in the respective fields, click on the “next” button at the right bottom of the page.

  • Step 10

Next, select your country or region from the drop-down menu. Hotmail or outlook will automatically detect your current location and usually will fill this field for you.

  • Step 11

In the birth date field, enter your date of birth. From the drop down menu of the month box, select the month you were born. Enter the birth date and year in the next two fields using the drop down menu provided.

  • Step 12

Click the “Next” field in blue color at the bottom right.

  • Step 13

You need to add security info on this page. The country code from which you are accessing the Hotmail account will automatically get displayed in the field.

  • Step 14

Enter your phone number to get the code to verify your phone number to make your account secure. By giving your mobile number you are adding a second level of security to your account, the first being your password. The two-step verification can be used by the Hotmail customers during the sign in process to ensure security of their account. A specific code will be sent to the registered phone number every time you try to access the account.

  • Step 15

To prove that you are a human trying to create a new Hotmail account, enter the special verification code or captcha in the box provided. You can generate new code by clicking on the “new” button if needed. You can also get the code read aloud by clicking the “Audio” button.

  • Step 16

Click on “Send Code” field to get the code number send to your phone and click “Next”

  • Step 17

Enter the access code send to your phone in the field provided and click “Next” button. If you have entered the verification code correctly, you will get your account created.

You will be taken to the tutorial to use Hotmail or outlook account. Signing in to Hotmail inbox after creating the Hotmail account is very easy.

Sign in to Hotmail account

Here are the steps for signing in to your Hotmail account:

  1. Go to hotmail.com using the browser of your choice.
  2. You will reach the sign–in page of Hotmail.
  3. Enter your email address for Hotmail and the Hotmail account password in the specific fields provided. Make sure that you enter the email name and password correctly.
  4. After entering the details required click on the “Sign In” button.
  5. You will instantly get access to your Hotmail account inbox.
  6. With your new Hotmail email account, you can get access to any services offered by Microsoft.

The two-step verification makes your Hotmail account safe. Hotmail offers enhanced features for its users.


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