signing up with the new service are offered 7GB of free storage
through SkyDrive. The service is also likely to be supported on the
Windows 8 and the Windows phone in addition to other smartphones
which support Exchange ActiveSync. The service can be used through
the existing hotmail account or you can be registered with the site
for a completely new account. Here is how you can register with
The first step to complete when registering with outlook.com is to
go to the official site of outlook.com. Once on the site, you have
to click on the tab that says ‘Sign in’. This button is present on
the left of the page.
On clicking the ‘Sign In’ tab, you are taken to the next page, which
is a form that needs to be filled to complete the registration
All the relevant fields of the form have to be filled duly. You have
to enter a username and a password. Just as with other services, you
will have to check for the availability of the chosen username. If
the entered username has been already taken, you will have to choose
a new username.
After completing the entries in all the fields, you have to enter
the CAPTCHA code which is a test to keep the humans and robots
After entering the CAPTCHA code, you have to click on ‘I accept’ tab
which is your acceptance of the terms and conditions of the service.
Once all the formalities are complete, a message denoting this is
given which shows that you are now registered with Outlook.com. You
can now use your new account to send and receive emails. The
interface of the new service is very metro.
As mentioned, you can synchronize your old contacts with that of the
new service enabling you to contact any of them through the new
service. In addition, if you have a Microsoft-related address that
ends with msn.com, hotmail.com or live.com, you will be able to keep
these addresses while using the new interface.