E-mail or we can say it as electronic mail, which was first introduced in the 1960s with very limited services. Ray Tomlinson is said to be the one who created the email: In 1971 he developed a system through which one can send emails to users of different hosts on ARPANET. System of @ sign to link the user was developed and in the mid-1970s, this was called e-mail.
The basic source which email uses is the internet which is developing more and more over time. The email back in the 1970s is the same as that of the email we use to send these days. Many different email sources are available such as Hotmail, Gmail, Ymail, and many more.
In this article, we will specifically discuss Hotmail. What is Hotmail? How to use Hotmail? What are the key features of Hotmail? How to sign in to Hotmail Account? We will try our best to answer all these questions.
What is Hotmail?
Hotmail is one of the most famous and free online email services which is offered by Microsoft. Hotmail is an online web service that uses the internet and provides its unlimited services free of any cost. Everyone can access Hotmail if he or she has an internet connection. Hotmail provides username and password through which you can connect and send or receive emails at any time.
Key Features of Hotmail
The following are some important key features of Hotmail.
● Send huge files
● Send and receive mails
● Quick views
● One-click filter
Hotmail provides high security in many ways. Such as a password is one way through which you can secure your email address. Similarly, verification numbers and emails are also there through which you can get premium security.
How to sign in to a Hotmail Account?
Hotmail is one of the oldest email sites which was launched in 1996 and then it was acquired by Microsoft. It comes with a user-friendly interface that helps its user to understand all its features. To sign in to a Hotmail Account you have to follow the steps listed below:
- Go to the Hotmail.com sign in page and select the sign in option.
- Enter your email address in the email bar and click on the next option.
- Enter your security password and click on the sign in option.
In this way, you can easily sign in to a Hotmail Account. If you are not a hotmail user and want to create an account then a Sign up option is also available, whereby providing necessary information you can get your Hotmail Account.
Hotmail was launched in 1996 and then Microsoft bought the site for 400 million US dollars. Hotmail provides all of its services free of cost but now it has been replaced by Outlook.
Microsoft Outlook is similar to Hotmail and provides all the same features. Today the Hotmail is nearly dead and it has been replaced by the Outlook but old accounts are still there and all-important and premium features.