The name Outlook was originally used in Microsoft Windows and Office Software which have no direct relationship with the classic Hotmail before the switch.

Safe practices on Hotmail, Outlook, MSN and Microsoft account sign in. How to quickly go to Hotmail Sign in Page without going to MSN.com.

Hotmail isn’t how it used to be a few years back anymore. It is now officially called Outlook. However, you can still access Outlook by going to hotmail.com. This has caused some confusion to the people who have no idea about the origin of Outlook and if Outlook is suppose to be Hotmail that they have been using.

Most would stop injecting their account password and signing in because they fear if this may be another malicious redirection.

Well, be assured that Outlook is equivalent to Hotmail and belongs to Microsoft. The name Outlook was originally used in Microsoft Windows and Office Software which have no direct relationship with the classic Hotmail before the switch. Now that they have all been combined, Hotmail can now be known as Outlook Mail, Live Mail, MSN mail or Microsoft Mail.

Links you can use to access to Outlook Email Login Page

Hotmail.com isn’t the only gateway to access to Outlook email login. There are several other links that you can use to access to Outlook, but be aware that only these specific links are the correct and genuine one. Dual check the spellings before injecting to avoid getting yourself into any malicious website.

The list of links below can be used to access to the hotmail.com sign in page. They will all be redirected to the same login page where after signing in will ultimately lead you to your email inbox.

If you happened to be redirected to the MSN homepage after signing in, just click on the Outlook.com icon from the upper left corner of the page as shown in the screenshot below to access to your outlook email inbox page.

Hotmail “Something went wrong and we can’t sign you in right now. Please attempt again later.”

If you receive this Hotmail error message and seeking for help, you can attempt one of the following solutions.

  1. Attempt to use another browser such as Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome or Safari to perform Hotmail sign in. Update your existing browser as it may be compatibility issue.
  2. Attempt to clear your browser’s cache and makeshift internet files and login to your outlook again.
  3. Check if your internet browser is presently permitting cookies. If it’s not, set to permit cookies and attempt signing in again.
  4. Look at your address bar when you are at the outlook or Hotmail sign in page. If the address starts with http, switch it to https and attempt again. It should look like https://login.live.com/.
  5. If it originally starts with https, eliminate the “s” and attempt to sign in again.

These issues have always been there when there were fresh switches that do not compatible with the old or outdated internet browsers. If you are still using the very much old IE8,7 or 6, you will want to upgrade yours to the latest one (Internet Explorer 11 or IE12).

Hotmail “Incorrect email or password” “Couldn’t sign in” “That password is incorrect”

The very very first thing to attempt is to check if you have your Caps Lock on when signing into Microsoft account. If it’s on, turn in off, otherwise you may have entered incorrect login info as it suggested.

Well, this may happen if it has been fairly a long time since you last signed in. To retrieve your account, you will need to go to the Hotmail sign in page, click on the “Can’t access your account” link below the password field, go after the on-screen instruction to proceed the account restoration process.

Hopefully you gave a valid secondary email address or mobile phone number to Microsoft when you very first signed up your hotmail account or otherwise you very likely won’t be able to get back your lost account anymore. Well, if you did, they will use either the secondary email account or mobile phone as a medium to send you a chunk of security code to be used to switch your Hotmail account password.

You can also choose to sign in with the single-use code which will be sent to your mobile phone provided if you have previously registered your mobile phone with Microsoft. By logging in Hotmail this way, you can skip the password process.

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