This week, we've announced the new Outlook.com as our next generation FREE webmail service for individuals that provides a ton of advantages over Hotmail and Gmail, such as:
You can login with your existing Windows Live email account at http://outlook.com to try out the new user interface on your existing mailbox instantly. Or, you can claim a brand new shiny email address with an @outlook.com domain by signing up for a new account! If you ever wanted to ditch that old cryptic Hotmail, Gmail or Yahoo email address and get a slick new personal one that matches your name or personality, now is a great time! I've already grabbed firstname.lastname@example.org for myself! :-)
Learn more about the new features of Outlook.com at http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows/outlook/compare
Once you start using the Outlook service, you might want to add an @outlook.com email address to your existing Microsoft account (formerly Windows Live ID) . To do this, go to www.outlook.com and log in with your Microsoft account. If you have more than one Microsoft account, ideally you should use your primary Microsoft account, the one you use for Windows Phone, XBox, or Windows 8. Once your account is upgraded, you have a choice to make to get an mail address in the outlook.com domain. If you have an existing Microsoft account, one of the following two options is recommended:
Once you’ve determined which approach you want to take with your account, and you’ve seen the new Outlook.com user experience, do the following:
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