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Hotmail Integration

This tutorial will walk you through all the steps involved in combining your personal/company Hotmail account with the new company email account from your new company website. After the setup is complete, you will have the option of sending emails from your new company account using the Hotmail interface.


Overview

1. Adding a new account

2. Setting your new company account as the default account

3. Sending an email with your new company address

 

Adding a new account

  1. At the top right hand corner, click on your user icon and select "Account settings"

  2. On the account settings page, select "Account aliases". Under your primary alias, click on “Add alias”.

  3. Choose "Add an existing email address and add it as an alias". Enter your new company email address.

  4. Look for a confirmation email in your inbox. Be sure to check junk mail box as well.

  5. Click on the confirmation link in the email you received and re-login to your Hotmail inbox. Once the confirmation is complete, your new company account has been added!



Setting your new company account as the default account

  1. To set your new company account as the default account that you send emails from, log in to your Hotmail inbox using your existing username and password.

  2. Click on your user icon at the top right corner of your inbox.

  3. Select “Account settings”.

  4. Click on the “Account aliases” tab

  5. Under your new company account, click ‘make primary’.

  6. A pop-up will ask you if you would like to change this account to your primary alias. Click “Yes”.

  7. Once all the steps are completed, you have now made your new company account as the default account that you send mail from!

 


Sending an email with your new company address

If you have already made your new company account as the default account that you send from, there is no need to change anything manually unless you wish you switch back to your old account when you send out certain messages. By following these steps, you can manually select which account you send from each time you compose a message.


  1. When you compose a new message, click on the drop-down menu in the ‘From:’ field.

  2. Select the account that you wish to send this message from. All of your existing accounts will be shown in the drop-down menu.

  3. Compose your message and click send! Your message will be sent from the account you selected.








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