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How do I set up my hotmail in my macbook air

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How do I set up my hotmail in my macbook air
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I am Sr. Mac Tech Support Specialist, Terry, glad to assist you.


Here are some steps you can try to resolve the issue:

• You should be able to setup your hotmail in the Mac OS X Mail application

There was a time where you could not use Hotmail in another email client, but now it appears that has changed so let's see if this works for you:

• Start Mail
• Go to Mail » Preferences, and click on Accounts.
•. Click on the plus button (lower left) to add a new account.
• Type must say POP, and give the account a description.
• You must fill in the following information correctly or the account will not work: * ---Incoming Mail Server: *
• Username: Your Hotmail address (with, or any other @live or @hotmail extension included)
• Password: (Your Hotmail password)
• Click on Continue
•Set the Outgoing Server to

*Then click Continue, and click Continue again. If you have input the information in correctly you can now read and send Hotmail with the built-in in OS X.

If you have any more questions, regarding your technical issue, please feel free to reply to this post as I am always ready to assist. Thank you!


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