Set up Hotmail Outlook mail

Plan step by step for Outlook Hotmail

On this page, you will find the Hotmail mail settings for Outlook. Besides the overview of Hotmail’s IMAP and pop3 mail server settings, we offer a step-by-step expansion plan to set up your Hotmail email on Outlook.

The exact steps may vary by version, but all necessary settings can be found here. If you can not find or if you think something is not right, do not hesitate to ask your question at the bottom of the page!

  1. Start Outlook, click the file tab and click Account settings in the directory information.
  2. Click the Email tab on New.
  3. Turn on Server Settings and click Next.
  4. Select the Internet e-mail address, click next and enter the following data in the user data:

    Your name: your full name.

    E-mail address: Your full e-mail address.

  5. In the Account type box under Server data, select imap and enter the following data:

    E-mail to: pop3.live.com Portal

    to: 993

    Outbound mail: smtp.live.com

    go: 587

  6. In the Login Details section, fill in the following settings:

    Email: Your Hotmail email address

    Password: Your Hotmail email password

    Login by security: ssl

  7. Click Check Account Settings. If everything goes well, click next and then when done.