Did you know there are other emails that aren’t Gmail? Yes. And very well too. You have Yahoo Mail, and you also have Microsoft’s webmail, Outlook, still known as Hotmail in many places.
If you want to know how to use them to have other alternatives to Google, nothing better than to start here, where you will know everything to start using Microsoft Outlook like a pro.
What you will find here: What is Microsoft Outlook. Main features of Microsoft Outlook How to create a Microsoft Outlook account. How to create an email with Microsoft Outlook. How to send an Outlook email (Hotmail).
What is Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook, formerly known as Pioneering free webmail service which is owned by Microsoft.
It has its origins in the second half of the 90s and is currently one of the most used services of this type in the world.
As a curious fact, we can point out that the idea to call mail service like “Hotmail” already arisen in its infancy.
This was due to the need for the program developers to include the acronym HTML in the name of the final development as a pun, i.e. HoTMaiL.
By using Outlook, you will have at your disposal an interesting number of options for manage and use e-mail.
Main features of Microsoft Outlook
Microsoft Outlook has a wide range of options for manage your emails in the most comfortable way. It serves both for the business and for the home user.
It also has excellent integration with major social networks, including Facebook, as well as integration with OneDrive and Windows.
This allows you to store attachments and manage mail directly without the need for third-party services.
It also offers news reception and the ability to receive emails from other accounts that you have in other services like Gmail or Yahoo.
Other features offered by Outlook is the management of mail folders, with which you can keep all emails always well organized.
in addition you will be able to manage Office documents such as Word or Excel. All this in an intuitive and very simple way and through a minimalist interface, the best way for an inexperienced user.
Fortunately, create an Outlook or Hotmail mailbox, whatever you call it, it’s really very simple, and it only requires a few steps, which are as follows:
Step 1: Open the browser
Open your favorite browser and click on this link which will take you directly to the Microsoft page. In it you can create an Outlook email.
Step 2: Fill in your data
There, the system will present you with a form that you have to fill in with your data such as username, password, alternative email address and others.
Step 3: Create your account
Once you have completed the form, press the button “Create an account”. If everything went well, you will have already created your Outlook, and it’s time to start using it.
In the case of having any Outlook account name problem, which may already be in use, there is a simple solution.
It’s to change it to “Outlook”, or Outlook and the prefix that corresponds to your country
Step 4: Log in to Outlook
Connecting to Outlook is a simple task.
You go to the Outlook page, and there you enter the username and password you added when creating your email account.
Once you have everything you need, you can start send an email through Outlook, For this, below these lines you will find all the detailed instructions
How to send an Outlook email (Hotmail)
After creation of your account in Outlook, You can now start sending emails to all your contacts, family and friends. To do this, follow these simple instructions:
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Note that if you mind having to enter this information each time you log in to Hotmail, it is best to tell your browser to store passwords for this site.
Of course, as long as this computer is not used by anyone other than you.
Step 1: Create a new message
On the main Free Outlook Account screen, you need to click on the tab “+ New message”, which will show you a new window.
Step 2: write the senders
You will find various objects there. Among them, a button called “For”, which you have to press so that a new window appears with all your contacts.
Select the ones you want to send the email to.
You can also write the first initial of the your contact’s email account and a small list will appear.
Then you will meet “Add subject”, which is nothing but the title of the message, and finally the body of the text, where you must write what you want to communicate.
Please note that if you want add GIF images, emojis or other files, in addition to changing the text size and typography, you can do so at the bottom of the post.
Step 3: Send the email
When you have finished the message, all that remains is to click on the button “Send”. After that, the message will be sent to the recipient you have chosen.