Microsoft is moving all of its Hotmail users to Outlook.com by this summer. Microsoft announced earlier this week that it is closing Hotmail and moving the hundreds of millions still using it to Outlook.com by this summer. The move isnt unexpected, but perhaps more sudden than some anticipated.
Can I still use my Hotmail address?
Hotmail and Outlook.com Microsoft closed that service years ago, and all Hotmail users are using its current service at Outlook.com. You are, of course, still using a Hotmail address. However, if you switched to using a new Outlook.com address, you would still be using exactly the same email service.
Does Hotmail still exist 2021?
While hotmail.com email addresses still exist for users who opted to keep them when Outlook took over, Hotmail is completely shut for new users.
Should I change Hotmail to Outlook?
We highly recommend that you upgrade to Outlook.com with your existing Hotmail account, rather than creating a new account. If you want a new @outlook.com email address, this article shows you how to add one to your existing account.
Can I change my Hotmail email?
Unlike Gmail, Microsoft Outlook lets you change your email address outright — and its pretty simple. To you create a new address for your Microsoft account — including Hotmail and Outlook — you just have to set up an alias, which is essentially a new address that links to your current email account.
Can I use Hotmail without Outlook?
Hotmails traditional appearance has been merged with Microsoft Outlook, so opening your Hotmail account is the same thing as opening your Outlook account—you can still log into your account with your @hotmail.com email address, but this will open the Outlook.com environment instead of the old Hotmail website.
Can I delete my Hotmail account?
How to delete a Hotmail or Outlook accountFirst of all, you will need to sign in to your Hotmail, Windows Live or Outlook.com account.Then head over to your account settings. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Close my account.A series of instructions on how to close your account will be brought up.30 Oct 2020
How do you permanently delete Hotmail emails?
Permanently erase messages from Outlook.comUnder Folders, select Deleted Items.At the top of the message list, select Recover items deleted from this folder.Select Empty folder.