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How to Login to Hotmail (Computer)

Maybe you are new to Hotmail or maybe you are a long time user and you are confused about why things look a little differently when you try to go to “hotmail.com”. Don’t worry, things are different now but it is easier than ever to login to Hotmail on a computer.

Here is a step-by-step guide with pictures to help you get started. Soon enough, you will be a pro and if you have been using Hotmail for ever, you won’t even notice a difference once you figure out how things work.

Open a Web Browser

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First things first, to login to your Hotmail on a computer, you have to have access to the internet, to do this, start by opening a web browser. This can be Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Apple’s Safari, which ever you normally use is fine. For this guide, we used Microsoft Edge but it will look pretty much the same in any browser.

Go to Hotmail.com

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Now that your web browser is open, go to the top of the screen and in the search bar, type “www.hotmail.com”. Then press “enter”.

Type Your Username

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Once the new page loads, you may notice that the place you typed “www.hotmail.com” now says, “live.com” that is because Hotmail is now a part of Microsoft Live. Don’t worry, you can still use your Hotmail user information. The next thing you need to do is to enter your email address, it should look something like this: youremail@hotmail.com. Then press “enter” or click “next”.

Type Your Password

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Finally, type in your Hotmail account password. Once you have entered your password, you can either press “enter” or you can click “sign in”. Then wait for it to be verified and the next page that loads will be your inbox where you can access your income emails.

Thanks to Microsoft, it is still easy to login to Hotmail on a computer. Things may look a little different but it is still Hotmail and you will still have access to all of the features that you are used to. Now you can enjoy your Hotmail account through hotmail.com or login.live.com

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