How to Forward Your Hotmail Account to

While it is possible to create an email address using your existing Hotmail account and automatically have all of your Hotmail messages get sent to your account, the process is not perfect.

People that create accounts using this method have reported experiencing problems accessing their new accounts, so there is another option that will allow you to create a new address with the email name of your choosing (so it does not have to be the same name as your possible antiquated Hotmail account), then forward your Hotmail messages to your new address.

This procedure will require you to link your account with your account, and then you can easily set up Hotmail to start forwarding to

Forward from Hotmail to

Forwarding your messages in this manner will give you the option of continuing to manage your accounts separately, or you can completely migrate to by only managing your Hotmail messages from the inbox.

This tutorial is going to assume that you have already followed the necessary steps to link your Hotmail and accounts together.

If you have not done so, click here to follow the instructions and link your existing Hotmail account with your new address. Once the two accounts have been linked, you can follow the directions below to start forwarding your messages to the new inbox.

Step 1: Open a Web browser window and navigate to

Step 2: Enter your Hotmail email address and password into their respective fields, then click the Sign In button.

Step 3: Click your name at the top-right corner of the window, then click Options.

Step 4: Click Mail at the left side of the window.

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Step 5: Click the Email forwarding link under the Managing your account section of the window.

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Step 6: Click the option to the left of Forward your mail to another email account, then type your address into the field at the center of the window.

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Step 7: Click the Save button.

Since the two accounts are already linked, you will not need to provide any security verification. The messages will simply start showing up in both inboxes.

Now that you know how to forward your Hotmail account to, you can use the newer Microsoft email application to manage your email accounts.

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