Apr
25
2009

Adding Hotmail/Live account in your Gmail account

hotmailAs of March 12, 2009, POP3 access is now available to Hotmail users worldwide. So now it is easy to get hotmail mails using POP3.

Use the following informations to set up Hotmail in the e-mail program on your PC or mobile device.

POP server: pop3.live.com (Port 995)
POP SSL required? Yes
User name: Your Windows Live ID, for example yourname@hotmail.com
Password: The password you usually use to sign in to Hotmail or Windows Live
SMTP server: smtp.live.com (Port 25)
Authentication required? Yes (this matches your POP username and password)
TLS/SSL required? Yes

I have successfully added my Hotmail account into my Gmail account, so now I will get my Hotmails ;-) in my Gmail :-)

You can import your hotmail messages to your gmail account. Go to the Accounts tab from Gmail’s settings page and click on “Add a mail account you own”.  Check the the screen shots for the details


Thatz it, You are done :-)

Update: POP3 Login is allowed only every 15 minutes.

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