Hotmail is the most popular email service of Microsoft, which has features similar to Gmail. Many new users get confused about Hotmail and window live. Actually, both live id and Hotmail id belongs to same service. Hotmail.com login page automatically redirected to mail.live.com page. You can create and use username in @hotmail.com and @live.com formats.
Now Hotmail is renamed with modern email service called outlook. Outlook is also belongs to same service. Hence, Hotmail id, window id and outlook id belongs to same email service.
So it means you can login your Hotmail account from three places.
Like Gmail, Hotmail id can be used to access Bing, Microsoft and window services. It has also single code feature which let you do Hotmail sign in without putting your password.
Hotmail sing up Instructions
1. From your computer, open official window website from mail.live.com link.
2. At the end of the page, open the "signup now" Link.
3. You have to complete small registration form. In this registration form, you have to enter name, birth date, and select your gender.
4. Enter available Microsoft account name and select any of one end part from @hotmail.com and @live.com and fill remaining information. Now your account will be ready to use.
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