Configure Hotmail App on Your Windows, Android, iPhone and Symbian Phones


Windows Live Hotmail team have facilitated for its users to access Windows Live Hotmail on their smartphone just by downloading the native app. With the Hotmail app, specifically designed for your phone, you can access your Hotmail account anytime and anywhere.

Get Hotmail App for Windows Phones

If you have installed Hotmail account on your Windows Phone your then other things such as Hotmail email, calendar, photos, and feeds get synced on the handset easily.  When you set up your windows phone for the first time you are told to sign in with your Windows Live account which the same as your Hotmail account. And if you, for any reason, did not sign in with the same at that time or want to sign in with multiple accounts or Windows Live ID, then all you have to do is to follow these six simple steps to get Hotmail on your respective Windows Phones.

First thing, is to tap Start then flip to the left to the App list then tap Setting and choose Email and Account. Second, hit Add an account and then tap Windows Live. If you were unable to add your Windows live account during the time of setting up your Windows Phones, the Before you Sign in  screen appears and on this screen you have to touch NEXT. The fourth step is to tap the Email Address box where you will type your Email Address that is your Windows Live ID. Then you type your password. Lastly you tap sign in. And you are done.

Your Windows Live ID, contacts, calendar, and photos will be synced to your Windows Phone.

Get Hotmail app for Your Android Phone

Hotmail on Android Phones

If you own Android Handset then you must know that the Hotmail application comes free of cost for Android Phone. All you have to do is to find Hotmail in Android Market from your handset, choose the app by Microsoft + SEVEN. Get your Email the instant it comes in. then all the folders and Subfolder are browsable. If you have multiple Hotmail accounts get them all in one app. Your calendar and contacts are synced in your phone too.

Configure Hotmail for your iPhone

Configuring Hotmail on your iPhone is very, all you have to do is to follow some really simple steps written beneath.

Hotmail on iPhone

Click on the setting button on your main screen and in the settings page click the Mail, contacts, and Calendar. The next step is to click Add account on the account page. The next step is to click the Microsoft Exchange so that you can configure Hotmail on your handset. Then you have to fill your full Hotmail account in both the Email and username section, fill in your password in the password line and leave the domain section vacant, and lastly enter description (Hotmail) in the description row. Then you have to fill in the server section at last in addition to your hot mail; account you can also sync your photos and calendar with your phone , save the things that you have just done, and lo you are done.

Hotmail on the Nokia Phones

Though setting up Hotmail on your Nokia handsets differ from model to model but here I will talk about the Nokia C6-00, Nokia C6-01, Nokia C7-00, Nokia E7-00 and Nokia N8-00. Again the are only a few simple steps to follow:

First thing that you have to do is to select E-mail set up on your home screen. Then select start E-mail set up. Then select yes if the statement ‘Allow application to use network to send and receive data?’ appears. Then all you have to do is to follow the given instructions on the screen. Then an array of email service providers appears select the thing that you want and if the Hotmail does not appear then select the others option. Enter your full Hotmail address and pass word and you are done.

After you have gone through this process you don’t have to enter your email and password every time you want to use it, you just have to select the account and rest will be done automatically.

Nitin Agarwal is a Spritual Soul from India. He is a Windows and Windows Phone Expert and Blogger by birth. He has been awarded as Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for three times by Microsoft in Windows Expert category. People often calls him a Geek, techie, gadget freak and A Crazy Heart because of his passion towards doing things differently. Immensly inspired from Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and APJ Abdul Kalam.

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