Set Up Push Windows Live Hotmail on a Windows Phone

You can be active and in sync, too.

With what they dub "ActiveSync", you can have new messages in your Windows Live Hotmail account appear on your Windows Mobile phone automatically and access all folders seamlessly. Your contacts and calendars, too, can be kept in sync on phone and the web.

Set Up Push Windows Live Hotmail on a Windows Mobile Phone

To add a push ActiveSync Windows Live Hotmail account to your Windows Mobile phone:

  • Select ActiveSync from Start (or Start | Programs).
  • Tap set up your device to sync wth it..
  • Enter your Windows Live Hotmail address under Email address:
  • Make sure Attempt to detect Exchange Server Settings automatically is not checked.
  • Select Next.
  • Enter your full Windows Live Hotmail address (including "@hotmail.com" or "@live.com", for example) again under User name:.
  • Type your Windows Live Hotmail password under Password:
  • Leave blank the Domain: field.
  • Select Next.
  • Type "m.hotmail.com" (not including the quotation marks) under Server address:.
  • Make sure The server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection is checked.
  • Select Next.
  • Make sure (at least) E-mail is checked under Choose the data you want to synchronize.
  • Select Finish.