Outlook.com is the free email service offered by Microsoft. It combines the best features of Outlook email client software and Hotmail/MSN to give you access to a wide array of features, such as 7 GB of free storage space on OneDrive to store and share your files with other people, the ability to send large file attachments (up to 20 MB), and much more. This is the step-by-step tutorial to get started on Outlook.com.
To create an account on Outlook.com, simply go to login.live.com and click Sign up now:
In addition to your personal details, you will need to select a Microsoft account name (your future email address) and password:
Fill in the CAPTCHA, and click I accept to finalize the creation of your account:
In the page that opens, click Continue to Inbox:
Your new mail account is now ready:
Should you forget your password or your account get compromised, you can easily recover it by answering your secret question that you have set. Other recovery methods can be conducted via text message or an alternate email address.
Here are a couple of tips that can help you to have the best experience using Outlook.com.
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