Hotmail Login – How to Sign In to Your Account

Hotmail Login - How to Sign In to Your Account

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Hotmail was rebranded as From that point on, users can access the Hotmail service through both and Millions of individuals globally utilize Hotmail as their email provider, making it one of the most popular online services in the world. One of the major benefits of Hotmail is its completely free services, allowing users to start using the platform without any cost.

How to sign in to your account?

After setting up your Hotmail account, logging into it is a breeze. To make the login process simple for you, we have created a brief tutorial. Please refer to the Hotmail login guide below!

1. To access your Hotmail account, you need to visit their website:


2. Upon visiting, you will immediately encounter the Hotmail login form. The form requires your username and password in order to grant you access to your account.


3. In the field labeled ‘’, please enter your Hotmail username, which consists of your chosen username followed by either or

4. In the ‘password’ field, please enter the password you created during the sign-up process for your Hotmail account.


5. Once you have filled in the required information, click on the ‘Sign In’ button to log into your Hotmail account. If the information you entered is correct, you will be redirected to your email inbox. If there are errors in the information, error messages will appear. Correct any errors and try again to log in to your account.


6. Congratulations, you are now able to utilize your Microsoft Hotmail account!

Forgot your hotmail login password?

A common issue is that people may forget their password or fail to keep it recorded. Without the correct password, logging into your Hotmail account is not possible. Fortunately, Hotmail has created an efficient tool to reset your password in just a few minutes. In the following tutorial, we will guide you through the process of resetting your Hotmail password in just a few simple steps.

1. Beneath the login form, you will see the text ‘Can’t access your account?’ – click on this link to be directed to the appropriate form.


2. In the following window, Hotmail will request that you verify that you are the owner of the account. You can confirm this by allowing Hotmail to send a verification code to your mobile phone or by selecting the alternative email address you provided during the sign-up process.


3. After verifying the required information, Hotmail will offer you the option to reset your Hotmail password and enter a new one. This time choose a strong but (for you) easy to remember password. You might want to write your password down.

4. Congratulations, you will now be able to sign in to your Hotmail account again by using you new password.

About Hotmail

  • Hotmail is one of the biggest e-mail providers in the world, currently available in 106 languages worldwide. The last count of users was in 2013, they had 420 million users in that year. The current owner of Hotmail is Microsoft, Hotmail merged with Outlook in 2012.


  • Hotmail was founded by Sabeer Bhatia and Jack Smith in 1996, since then the service rapidly increased their functions and number of users. When Hotmail had just started, they only offered 2MB of e-mail space to their users. Nowadays users can store up to 5GB of e-mails in their free Hotmail account.