No wonder that Hotmail can be used in mobile phones too. As technology market is shifting from heavy PC to small mobile phones like iPhone, Android, Blackberry, Windows phone, etc. Hotmail also expand its service to this mobile technology. Before using Hotmail on mobile , you must have Hotmail email account or create one. In order to use Hotmail service, mobiles with different platform have different dedicated applications. Some have already a separate application of Hotmail to use its service and if not already there you can download one depending upon mobile platform. The Hotmail app for Android phone can be downloaded from Google store while iPhone have its own Apple store. This app using Hotmail account can be used for all email services but may require to change Hotmail mobile configuration first.
When you run such application on your phone, you get page to enter Hotmail username and password and you can select “keep me signed in” so that next time you don’t need to enter username and password again. During such process, you may be prompted ‘success’ or to enter manual setup. For manual setup, you should change some Hotmail mobile configuration regarding POP3 or IMAP settings. Find settings option in mobile and change following Hotmail mobile configuration to get access of Hotmail:
Incoming server Setting: (POP mail server)
- POP3 server name: pop3.live.com
- Port No.: 995
- POP SSL required: Yes
- Username: firstname.lastname@example.org (your Hotmail account username)
- Password: *********** (your Hotmail account password)
Outgoing server Setting: (SMTP server)
- SMTP server name: smtp.live.com
- Port No.: 567 (25 for non Wi-Fi internet connection)
- TLS/SSL required: Yes
- Username: email@example.com
- Password: ************
After this Hotmail mobile email configuration in your mobile device, your account can be successfully set up and use all email services provided by Hotmail from your phone. Isn’t it convincing to have access of Hotmail account from anywhere in your mobile phone? For me, Yes it is.