How to Create New Hotmail Account

By Matt McGew

Windows Live Hotmail is a web-based email service developed by Microsoft. Hotmail features a SmartScreen spam filter, the abilty to edit and view Word documents from the email application and unlimited storage capacity. Hotmail is a free service and you can sign up for a single or multiple Hotmail accounts directly from the Windows Live Hotmail home page.

Step 1

Go to the home page.

Step 2

Click the "Sign up" button.

Step 3

Enter the Hotmail email address you want to use and click the "Check availability" button to see if your desired email address is available.

Step 4

Enter and confirm the password you want to use to access your Hotmail account.

Step 5

Enter you name, country, state, Zip code, gender and birth year. Enter the displayed security code and click the "I Accept" button to create your new Hotmail account.