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We are visiting friends in Florida and my email would just not open on their machine. How can I get Hotmail email on another computer? We are old folks and still struggling with computers. Please forward your suggestions to my friend’s email address.
One of the reasons free email service providers have been such a hit is because one can check these accounts from any computer located anywhere in the world. All that’s required is an active internet connection and a web browser.
Hotmail, like Yahoo and Gmail, provides a webmail interface to your account with which email messages can be composed, sent, replied to, forwarded and organized. And all this can be done using just the browser program which is available on almost all computers.
A little note on the Hotmail sign in page
As you probably know, to get to your Hotmail email, you need to open the web browser and point it to the Hotmail sign in page – refer screenshot below. To access the account, simply type in the correct Windows Live ID and the password.
The “Remember my password” feature on this sign in page offers the convenience of storing these login details on the computer which helps accessing the Hotmail account a tad faster next time. And herein lays the solution to your problem.
Your friends are storing the Hotmail password and user ID on their computer because of which you get to see their account and not the Hotmail login page. Here is what I suggest:
Note: Now that you know how to get Hotmail email on another computer, please understand that sometimes the above steps might not work – this depends on the configuration of the web browser and the machine. In which case I suggest cleaning the browser cache and saved password – please read that article for instructions. I also suggest reading how to use 2 Hotmail email accounts from one computer.
I have bought a new computer with Windows 10. How do I transfer my Hotmail account to my new computer. I have registered my new computer under a new g mail account.
@Ethel Murphy. Use the Mail app on Windows 10 and add the Hotmail account information. You would get messages from that account too!
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