Articles in Category: Outlook.com
The email service formerly known as Hotmail.com, Outlook.com is the web’s user interface not only for outlook.com email accounts, but for email accounts on the msn.com, webtv.com, live.com and hotmail.com domains and many more.
Recover Your Account Later by Setting Up a Microsoft Recovery Code Now
A recovery code created in advance can help you regain access to your Microsoft account if you get locked out.
Could the Microsoft Servers Be Infected?
It’s tempting to blame the mail service for account hacks and vulnerabilities, but in fact that’s rarely the case. Much more likely is that hackers gained access to individual accounts through more traditional means.
How Not to Get Locked Out of Your Microsoft Account While Traveling
I tried to get locked out of my Microsoft account while traveling. I couldn’t. Why? I’d prepared. You can too.
How Full Is My Hotmail Account?
Microsoft will show you how much space your Hotmail/Outlook.com/Microsoft account is using, if you know where to look.
How Do I Change My Microsoft Account Phone Number?
Mobile numbers are an important component of Hotmail and Outlook.com security. I’ll review how to change the mobile number and keep it up to date.
How Do I Use and Clear Outlook.com Contacts and Auto-complete Suggestions?
Outlook.com tries to make entering email addresses quicker, easier, and less error-prone by offering a variety of suggestions when you compose email. I’ll look at how those interact and how you can control some of what happens.
How Do I Contact Outlook.com Customer Service?
People ask every day how they can reach someone at Microsoft to help with Hotmail and Outlook.com problems. There is help.
Will Microsoft Close My Hotmail Account If I Don’t Sign In?
You can lose your account, and everything in it, if you don’t sign in often enough. Here’s how often you need to, and other ways to protect yourself.
How Do Outlook and Outlook.com Relate?
Microsoft continues to confuse us with product names. I’ll clarify the difference between Outlook and Outlook.com, and help you understand which you want.
How Do I Correct My Microsoft Account (Outlook.com) Time Zone?
If the time on your Outlook.com messages is wrong by hours, you may need to correct the time zone in your Microsoft account profile.
How Do I Stop Email from Going to Junk in Outlook.com?
It’s frustrating when email previously marked as “not junk” continues to get sent to the Junk folder. It may be due to a hidden email address you don’t normally see. I’ll show you how to expose it and what to do with it.
How Do I Print an Email in Black Instead of Gray in Outlook.com?
Outlook.com defaults to showing dark gray text instead of black. There’s no setting to change it, but I’ll describe a couple of straws to grasp at.
What Are My Hotmail and Outlook.com Account Recovery Options?
Outlook.com, Hotmail, and Microsoft account compromise and loss happens. Here’s how to get your account back varies based on what happened to it.
How Do I Get into My Outlook.com Account If I Don’t Have the Recovery Phone or Email?
If you don’t have access to your account recovery phone number or alternate email address, there is a process you can go through to regain access to your account — maybe.
Why Do I See Lots of Failed Login Attempts on My Account?
We are all under constant attack. I’ll show you how to look at your Outlook.com recent activity and review why it might be full of failed login attempts.
What’s the Difference Between Hotmail.com, Msn.com, Live.com and Now Outlook.com?
Like many Microsoft products, Hotmail’s name has changed a time or two and caused a great deal of confusion. I’ll try to make sense of it all.
Can I Still Get a Hotmail Email Address?
Surprisingly, you can still create a hotmail.com email address. I’ll show you how.
4 Alternatives for Windows Live Mail and Outlook.com
Outlook.com is dropping support for Windows Live Mail 2012. I’ll look at what that really means, and outline some options Microsoft failed to mention.
How Do I Close My Hotmail or Outlook.com Account?
“I want to close my Hotmail account” is a knee-jerk reaction to many account problems. It’s easy, and I’ll show you how, but it also may be pointless or even harmful.
Change Your Hotmail or Outlook.com Email Address With An Alias
Outlook.com has added the concept of email address aliases. They serve as a good solution when you want to change your email address.
How can I get my lost Hotmail emails back?
The answer isn’t going to be too hopeful, though I do have a few small straws you can grasp at.
How Do I Make a New Hotmail Account? Or Outlook.com Account?
Making a new Hotmail or Outlook.com account isn’t as obvious as many think. First, you need to make the option visible – by signing out.
What Are Outlook.com’s IMAP, POP3, and SMTP Settings?
Microsoft has enabled POP3, IMAP, and SMTP access to Outlook.com, and thus to Hotmail accounts. I’ll walk you through the settings.
How Do I Change My Hotmail or Outlook.com Password?
How to change your Hotmail or Outlook.com password isn’t always obvious, particularly when Microsoft keeps changing the interface. I’ll walk you through how to change your Hotmail password.
How Do I Print Hotmail Messages Without the Ads?
The trick is to print the email itself and not the page showing in your browser. I’ll show you how.
How Do I Change My Hotmail or Outlook.com Password If I Forgot It?
Forgot your Hotmail password? Your Outlook.com password? There are a couple of ways to regain access to your account. Using recovery information you set up originally, or information you can remember about the account, I’ll show you how to go about getting your account back.
How do I automatically forward Hotmail in Outlook.com?
It’s now fairly easy to automatically forward Hotmail and Outlook.com messages to another email account. I’ll walk you through the steps.
How Do I Print an Email in Outlook.com (Formerly Hotmail)?
It’s not that difficult to print an email in Outlook.com, it just takes looking in what is probably an unfamiliar place for former Hotmail users.
How do I open an .isc file in Outlook.com?
Outlook and Outlook.com are two different and unrelated programs. But once we get past a possible typo, they can both handle ics, not isc, files.
How do I change my Hotmail alternate email address?
Your alternate email address is critical should you forget your password or lose access to your Hotmail account. I’ll show you how to set or change it.
How Do I Change My Hotmail Name or Address?
Changing your Hotmail address is not possible, but you can set up a new account.
How Do I Contact Hotmail Customer Service?
Being a free service, Hotmail’s customer serice isn’t as extensive, or as
immediate, as that of a full featured mail or ISP service you might pay for.