How to Send and Receive Hotmail from Your Gmail Account

Have you ever wanted to read your Hotmail from inside your Gmail account? Today we’ll show you how to both send and receive using your email address… but from within Gmail instead. It will be interesting and useful for you just with following simple steps. Let’s join us to explore!

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Step 1: First sign into your Gmail account and select Settings then click on the Accounts tab, now click on “Add a mail account you own”.


Step 2: In the next screen, enter in the Hotmail in the Address field then click on Next Step.


In the next section we need to enter in the proper settings so the connections work. Enter in your username and password for your Windows Live account.  Make sure the following settings are correct.

– POP Server:

– Port: 995

– Check always use a secure connection (SSL) when receiving mail

Step 3: You can also keep a copy on the server and archive incoming message. After finishing click Add Account to continue


Note: If you want to leave your messages in your Hotmail account, make sure to select the option for “Leave a copy of retrieved messages on the server”.

Step 4: In the next, click on “Yes, I want to be able to send mail as…” This will allow you to send email as your Hotmail or Live account then click Next Step.


Step 5: Now you can verify or edit the name on the email or if you’d like replies to be delivered to another account enter in a different Reply-to address.


Step 7: Finally Gmail will send a verification to your Hotmail or Live account.


Step 8: Once you get the verification code, enter it and click the Verify button.


Step 9: To send an email using your Hotmail account, just use the “From” drop-down when composing a new message.


Now you can Send and Receive your Hotmail in your Gmail Account!


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