Outlook.com has added the concept of email address aliases. They serve as a good solution when you want to change your email address.
Closing an email account is many people’s first reaction to getting hacked and seeing spam sent from the account. It rarely helps, if even possible. I’ll explain.
I often hear from people who want to close an email account for one reason or another – often they’re quite desperate. The problem is that closing an email account is very often the wrong solution to their real problem.