An email is one of the key tools that help people to stay in contact with family and friends all around the world. It is also greatly useful to make various business contacts with a person present on other part of the country. Hotmail is one of the web based service for email developed by Microsoft. The features offered by hotmail includes smart screen spam filter, the facility to view and edit word documents from email applications and unrestricted storage capacity. Many people are having hotmail accounts using which they sign up for several web services. Hotmail is available as a free service, you can either sign up to create a single or a multiple accounts from the home page of windows live hotmail.
To create a hotmail account, go to the home page of the hotmail website, where you will be provided with the option of either signing in or sign up with a hotmail address and windows live. If you have access with windows live account already, the only thing that you ought to do is signing in by using the fields available on the right. In case if you don’t have windows live account, just click the sign up button to proceed with the signing up process. In the second step, you will be brought to the sign up page where you need to enter your unique email address along with the security and personal information. While entering your personal information you need to specify how you want to sign in and with what name. This will be an easy part where you need to enter your name, gender and date of birth. If you prefer to provide false information, note it down so as to remember it the next time.
While creating your account name, you must enter a unique name in the name field of the Microsoft account and you must ensure that @hotmail.com is chosen. You can also make use of the current email address. In the create password field, you need to enter at least eight characters that can be case sensitive. To obtain the greatest security, you can prefer using numbers. To make a strong password, you can prefer all sixteen characters that includes one capital letter at least and one number as well. There will also be a field where you can provide your contact information which will be useful in case if you lose password and to reset it.