With MSN having moved Outlook and upgraded it to a web based email service, there are hardly any differences between Hotmail.com and outlook.com. Indeed, many are afraid that the Hotmail.com domain will no longer exist as you are being automatically redirected to Outlook.com. Changes unsettle people. They are used to a certain inbox, sign in page and then suddenly, everything is changed. They wonder whether their login process still remains the same, whether the emails are the same or has any changes occurred. Those who have existing Hotmail accounts are old email users who might be hesitant to accept new changes. Even though there has been changes introduced in the page layout and interface, the basics such as login details and emails remain the same as before.
There have been new features added as an enhanced security layer in case you forget your password. Hotmail had been criticized for its lack of security measures which allows many of its accounts to be hacked in several instances. For such reason, MSN has added on new layers of security measures and made the interface more intuitive, in keeping with the times and changing requirements of customers.
It is gratifying to note that MSN has not made any changes in the base level to Hotmail accounts. Though they have been moved under the outlook.com domain, you will find everything else the same, except the login page and the new interface. Once you get used to the new setting and layout, you will not find any problem locating your emails and organizing them as you used to. If you are till hesitant about how to login to Hotmail account, here is a lowdown given on the basics to clear any confusion you may have.
When you type in to visit your Hotmail domain, you will be automatically redirected to the outlook platform. The page layout may have changed but you simply need to locate the sign in field to get started. You can then sign in to your Hotmail account by typing in your password and username. You can change the login details manually, as you used to, as per your preferences. When you come to outlook.com you can hotmail login account in the following manner:
- In the sign in field, type in your email address in the first box.
- Key in the password in the second blank box.
- Click on Login button or simply press Enter on your keyboard to be redirected to your inbox.
You can check on the option to remember your login details if the computer is secured and you use it solely. If you wish, you can select the preference to remember you on this computer or check the “keep me signed in” option so that you need not sign in repeatedly if you visit your mail inbox several times in a day. Once you have logged in, your inbox will open up on the MSN home page. Here you will visit the link to visit your inbox. The new inbox layout is easily got used to as it offers an intuitive and user friendly interface.