Hotmail.com Login

You have the option to set up the 2-step verification using an email address, authenticator app or a phone. Whenever you sign in Hotmail account through a new device or from a new location, you will be sent a security code either to your email address or phone or app that you need to enter in order to gain access to your Hotmail inbox as we explain here.

hotmail-sign-in

Two step verification set up option

Once you turn on the two step verification, you will receive the security code on your chosen device every time you log in from an un-trusted device. If the two step verification is turned off, then you will not have to get access to your Hotmail account through the security code. Your password will be more than enough.
Hotmail Login with 2-step verification 

By setting up the two step verification, you will enable it across all the services offered by Microsoft like OneDrive, Skype, Outlook.com, Microsoft Office, outlook.com, Bing, etc. The following is the procedure to set up the two step verification for Hotmail.

Hotmail.com Sign in

The following is the simple process to follow to sign in to your Hotmail inbox.

Hotmail.com login procedure

  • Go to your favorite web browser and type outlook.com or www.hotmail.com in the address bar.hotmail-login-sign-in
  • You will be directed to the Outlook.com sign in page for both these web addresses.
  • In this official sign in page, you will find two type fields with someone@example.com and password written inside it.
  • Click inside the first type box and enter your email address that ends in @hotmail.com.
  • Then move the cursor to the second type box and click inside this. This is where you enter your password.
  • Once you have entered both the fields correctly, press on the sign in button and you will get quick access to your Hotmail email account.

Keep me signed in option

You can opt for the keep me signed in option if you are always accessing your Hotmail emails from your personal computer or device. The process to activate this feature is

Hotmail Login Sign in

The following are the steps involved in Hotmail login sign in process if you  already have a Hotmail account.

Hotmail login steps

  • Visit the hotmail.com or www.outlook.com sign in page using your favorite web browser.
  • You will be taken to the Microsoft Outlook sign in page. You will find two type fields on the page with username or phone number and password written in the fields.
  • In the first type box, you should key in your username that ends with hotmail.com.

hotmail sign in login

  • In the subsequent type box, you need to key in your password exactly the same that you have typed when creating your Hotmail account.
  • If you miss even one letter or character or if the CAPS LOCK is activated when keying our password, then you will be denied access to the Hotmail account.
  • Once the correct username and password is entered, you just need to click on the sign in option to get instant access to your Hotmail inbox. Now, you can send or read your messages.

How Creating a Hotmail Account

If you are looking for how to create a Hotmail account, in this article we will explain step by step how to have one. Here is the stepwise instruction for how creating a hotmail account in Hotmail:

  • To create an account using outlook.com, visit https://signup.live.com or clicking here the official website of Hotmail.

1-300x85

  • You can see a registration form on your screen. Enter the details as required in the form.
  • In the first two fields you have to enter your first and last name.
  • You need to enter your username in the next text field. You can use any email ID as your user name or you can get a new mail address.
  • You can select the new Microsoft account to be Hotmail.com or Outlook.com from the dropdown menu on the right field.
  • Next, you have to create a strong password that has at least 8 characters. See to find out how to create the password. Make sure that you use upper case and lower case letters as well as numbers in your password to make it difficult to guess by other people but, an easy one to remember for you.
  • In the next field reenter the password for confirmation.
  • Select and enter the country/ region from where you are using the service from the drop down menu in the next field.
  • Enter the zip code of your country.