Change Hotmail Email Address in few easy steps
A lot of user tend to change their personal email details. While one of the major changes a user want to make is changing their username. During the sign up process a user simultaneously chooses the suggested username provided by the email service itself. This is a common mistake every user makes around the globe. As for Outlook.com users, the Microsoft username requires an unique username. There are several Hotmail email address one can use. We’ll learn about those features in this post.
Change Hotmail Email Address or Username
As for the topic to change Hotmail email address, it is not possible. Although there are certain alternatives to use different username within your original email address. As far as I am concerned, none of the email services out there gives us the liberty to change the login username. However, Hotmail Login have an extraordinary features called Hotmail Alias. It allows users to choose secondary username which can be used as a primary email address too.
Now the alternative called Hotmail Alias, this feature allows a user to create up-to 10 alias per year. Meaning you can use those secondary username for many purposes. Some features of this secondary username are
- You get a brand new email address.
- You can handle that particular username to manage or redirect emails to it.
- You can use it for specific reasons such as Shopping, Gaming, Financing etc.
Create a Secondary Email Address
An alias use the same inbox, same password and other Hotmail features that your primary username uses. However, you can choose any email address as your default username. Here’s how you create an alias in few steps:
- Sign in to your Microsoft Account.
- Click on your Hotmail Display Picture or your info located at the top right corner of your screen.
- Choose “View Account“.
- There are a bunch of account settings option, Choose ‘Your Info‘.
- Under the Alias section, choose “Add Email“.
- Now simply choose your desired username.
Choosing to create an extra email address you perform a lot of activities in it. Select a specific newsletter’s email to redirect it to new username. This allows you to organize your Inbox as well as increases flexibility in your work performance. Any user can use an alias for specific purposes such as online shopping. Every details related to shopping goes under that alias or secondary username you choose.