If you’re looking forward to change your Hotmail email address, for good. Then, you’re at the right place. As you go through the article, you will find out exactly what you need to do, to change your email address, but keep all your emails intact, secured and saved. There might be several reasons, why a user would want to change their Hotmail account name. Among them reasons, here are a few that we think you’d like to be aware of-
Users change Hotmail email address because, they are literally tired of using their old account. As humans we have a sentiment for what’s ours and then keep it to ourselves for as long as we can and that exactly what happens with our email addresses. For some users, a relationship between them and their email address is like a marriage. But now coming to the point, do all marriages last for ever. The answer without a doubt will be No.
Why? Well I guess you guys already know the answer to that. People gradually get tired of all the same things. People want change, as time goes by there are trust issues, emotions no longer matter and eventually you seek for a change. But, memories must last forever. Is that a hard thing to ask for? The answer is NO. Memories can and will last forever in our heart/mind and so will it, especially when it comes to your Hotmail emails. There are very few email platforms that provide you with such facilities and among them Microsoft Hotmail is considered to be one of the best.
Creating An Alias Is The Only Way To Change Hotmail Email Address?
Unfortunately, you can’t exactly change your primary email address but however you can create a new account name and present it in a new revised way. The only and the best way to change your email address and keep all your memories/emails is by adding an alias to your primary email account. An alias is an additional email address that you can add to your Microsoft account, which uses the same inbox, contact list and settings of your primary address. However, if you do not like the idea of adding an alias to your email address. Then the only option would be to create a new Hotmail account.
However, if you like the idea of adding an alias to your Hotmail account. Then you can easily change your mailing address. After you add an alias to your email address. Here is what you should do to change your Hotmail email address-
- Sign in to your Hotmail account
- Click on “Your Info“
- Next “Manage your sign-in email address or phone number“
- Select the alias name that you want to Make Primary.
- You can only change your primary email address (alias) up to twice a week. Once you change your email address from @outlook.com to @msn.com Or @live.com and vice versa, you won’t be able to make it primary again.