How to create a new Hotmail e-mail account Many people use hotmail accounts when signing up for various web services e.g. sending electronic greeting cards or signing up for a newsletter. This is a strategy for protecting your important e-mail account while still trying out various subscription sites available on the web.
Hotmail is a web based e-mail service powered by MSN that you can use to send and receive e-mail.
To use hotmail, you must use a web browser to connect to the hotmail site.
No matter where you are in the world, if you can connect to the Internet, you can access your hotmail account.
Portability makes web based e-mail a valuable resource for people who travel or do not have a computer on which to use e-mail.
You can have several hotmail accounts by using different usernames.
Go to the Hotmail web site Type hotmail.com into the Address Bar Because you don’t already have a hotmail account you must click on Signup. We are going to choose the Windows Live Hotmail, so click on Get it. Now move on at add your information.
Choose a username Type a user name into the part in front of the @ Change the part after the @ sign to hotmail.com Chances are that most common names are already taken. To check this click on Check Availability. When you see the green text your choice of username is available. When you see the red text your choice of username is not available. Add something else to make the username more unique
Type your password The strength of the password is indicated. You can strengthen it by using some letters and numbers. You can also try a mix of upper and lower case letters. But… Don’t make it so hard you can’t remember it. You won’t see the letters when you type a password Type a password
Password reset information A common problem with email is that people forget their passwords. So hotmail asks you for some information so that they can identify you and reset your password for you. The fields with the * are required fields. The user must put something in the field. Type an answer in the Secret answer field. This cannot be the same as your username or password. Choose a question from the Question Drop Down list.
Add your details Choose from the Drop Down Menu
Type in the code Type the code you see in this box You’re asked to type in this code to prove you are a human and not a machine trying to hack into the hotmail server. Click here if you can’t read the code..
Read and accept the agreement Click on I accept
Choose the classic version While we are doing the training we will use the classic version. You can change to the full version if you want to after both training sessions are completed. Click on Give me the classic version
View your new account This is a welcome message from hotmail.