How to Send a Message To Contacts In Windows Live Hotmail

Usually, you start composing a message in Windows Live Hotmail and enter recipients only then.

You can also have it the other way round, though: beginning a message with its recipients from the Windows Live Hotmail address book.

Send a Message to Someone in Your Windows Live Hotmail Address Book

To compose a message to a Windows Live Hotmail address book entry:

  • Select Contacts from the left Windows Live Hotmail navigation bar.
  • Make sure the boxes next to the desired recipient or recipients of your message are checked.
  • Click Send email in the toolbar.

Windows Live Hotmail now sets up a new message with the recipients already entered in the To: field.

(Updated May 2012)