I do not have the HTTP option when I go to: "Tools, E-mail accounts, Add a
new e-mail account, click Next"
What can I do now? I have gone though the update process.
> I am using two different approaches (HTTP and MAPI) in addition to POP3/SMTP
> method for my paid MSN email account, that is the same with hotmail.
> For MAPI method, it has to install "Outlook Connector" add-in which I am
> sure you can find it from MSN customer service. I forgot where did I
> initially download it.
> If you installed Outlook Connector, it will do the setup for you and use
> Passport for sign-in and then add another email account to Outlook and
> Alternatively, you can also manually add HTTP account by going to Tools,
> E-mail accounts, Add a new e-mail account, click Next, and select HTTP and
> click Next.
> In the account information, type your name, and email address, and the HTTP
> Mail Service Provider information will be automatically changed based on the
> email address information you've entered - that is MSN or Hotmail.
> For Logon information, you have to type the full user name including domain
> name (@msn.com or @hotmail.com) and enter your password, and click "Remember
> You have to select "Log on using SPA" and after that, Outlook will add the
> account and folders for you.
> If you have more than one email accounts, you have to select the account
> when you send out the new message.
> Final note - I use MAPI and HTTP as a backup for each of my two systems
> using MSN's POP3/SMTP as the primary email accounts.
> Although not too often, MSN's POP3 account sometime would have problems but
> the MAPI or HTTP is still working fine. In that case, I would use either to
> do the work.
> PS: I am sure you can also find relevant information from customer service
> about setting up POP3/SMTP for your paid Hotmail email account in Outlook.
> The method is similar except the incoming and outgoing server information
> are different.
> Good luck and hope this will help.
> "Jeff Smith" Â¼Â¶Â¼gÂ©Ã³Â¶lÂ¥Ã³Â·sÂ»D:C79AF42A-DC7B-41D2-BE4B-6952D3358EFD@microsoft.com...
> > anyone know how to connect to my hotmail account thru Microsoft Outlook? a
> > lot of web page support and programs try accessing my mail box for me to
> > send
> > messages but I wright my messages on line thru hotmail? how can I
> > configure
> > outlook to connect to hotmail?I am a paying member of hotmail and I don't
> > want to go using another e-mail provider. Can any one help please.