Hotmail (Windows Live real name hotmai elements that formerly known as Windows Live Hotmail) has officially added free POP3 and SMTP supports the functionality that is available to paid subscribers of Hotmail Plus. Supported POP3 and Hotmail on, users can download the messages on the desktop or mobile email clients like Outlook without using Office Outlook Connector, or iPhone, or consolidate all the e-mail in the mailbox of another provider of messaging services, like Gmail.
The SMTP and POP3 support for Hotmail will be rolled out gradually to all users. Initially, only users in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, France, Japan, Spain, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands have the particularity POP3 enabled on free Hotmail account. the Hotmail users from other countries must wait longer to enjoy free access POP3 and SMTP protocol.
For users who can not wait, and you want to enable POP3 and SMTP on Hotmail now for the feat to activate and enable the POP3 and SMTP support for all Hotmail accounts, regardless of location or country.
Login to Hotmail.
mouse click Options and then click More Options.
Click on View and edit your personal information link under “Manger your account” section.
Click on the link for registration information.
For both home and workplace, modify the details below for the specified values:
Postcode: WC1B 3DG
Constituent Country: England
Timezone: London, United Kingdom – GMT
Click Save when finished.
Back to Hotmail, and ensure that the display language of Hotmail is set to English by the mouse on the Options button.
Configure your email client or webmail service (Gmail for access to Hotmail via POP3) to access and download Hotmail Inbox via POP3, Hotmail using POP3 settings and SMTP settings.
The mail client or another mail service provider should be able to access, connect and download or send the Hotmail server without error.
When Hotmail and POP3 SMTP support is enabled on the account, it is possible to change and return to your original web interface language, home and workplace.