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How to set up Hotmail in Outlook 2010 using Hotmail Connector

Microsoft Outlook 2010
Microsoft Outlook is one of the handy tools of the Microsoft Office Pack. It is widely used in different organizations to manage email accounts efficiently. Setting up an Email account on Microsoft Outlook is however tricky. Luckily for Windows Live account users, a add-on for Outlook exist which makes the set up easy. The add-on is Hotmail Connector. Here are a few simple steps to use Hotmail connector to set your email on Outlook.

1. Download the Hotmail Connector. You can download it from HERE

2. Run the Setup. You can see the setup screen below. Accept Agreement and click install

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3. Continue with the steps and finish the installation

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4. Now Launch the Microsoft Outlook. Click on the Files Tab on the Top. In the Files Tab, Click on Add Account

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5. It will show a taskbar with space for email ID and password. Enter your Hotmail ID and Password


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6. The process will take some time. Once Microsoft Outlook verifies your credentials with Hotmail, you will see a window like this

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7. Now you are connected to your Hotmail. To Update your emails and Calendar, Go to Send/Receive Tab and Click on Send Receive All Folders

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8. The Process will take time depending on  how many emails you have

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Your Outlook will be synced to your Hotmail ID from Now on. You manage emails, calendar to your ease.

If during the Verifying Procedure, a window like this shows

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Then Re-enter your password because you might have put in the incorrect password.
Also if you have your Outlook open and you are installing Hotmail Connector, it will shut down so make sure your work is saved before you install the Connector

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