Outlook on phone (iPhone and android)

outlook on phone

With advancement to usability of mobile devices there arises a need where a user can access their mail account online on their phone. Outlook is very well aware of this fact and thus it provides and ultimate feature with which its user can use their email account on their phone. For using this you just need to enable some setting on your phone.

Microsoft has been going on with further advancement to make sure that its users can enjoy access of their Outlook account on the web and also from their relevant electronic devices like phone, iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad etc. With this advancement now Outlook is the site that can be adapted by every mobile device

Setting of Outlook.com for iPhone or iPad:

  • Go to Adjustments
  • Search for Mail, contacts, calendar
  • Click on ¨Add an account¨
  • Select ¨Hotmail¨
  • Enter mail address and password
  • To finish, select the data you want to sync

outlook on iphone and ipad

With the help of these simple steps, you have already setup your mail account.

Setting of Outlook account for Android

There are two types of setting that an outlook can ask to do for Android users:

outlook on android

Type 1: If your Android device supports Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync accounts you need to enter this data:

  • Setup Outlook.com (Exchange)
  • Domain / Username: ( Enter your username  user@outlook.com)
  • Password: Enter the password
  • Use safe connection (SSL): Activated
  • Accept all SSL certificates: Disabled

Type 2:  If device doesn´t support Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync support than you need to setup account as a POP3.  Enter your username and password with manual setup and then select POP3 & enter the following data directly:

  • Enter your username user@outlook.com
  • Enter the password
  • Enter the POP3 server
  • Port: 995
  • Security Type: SSL/TLS (accept all certificates) or SSL (accept all certificates)
  • SMTP server:live.com
  • Port: 587
  • Security type: None
  • Ask for sign up: Disabled

For any help to above or any other hotmail problem call the hotmail UK customer service helpline number. By connecting to their customer desk by calling hotmail support phone number you can get solution to all your hotmail problems at once.

Different views available in Outlook.com account

Outlook account is user friendly and an advanced mail service provided to its users. It has enhanced and attractive design that user likes to use. It provides an extraordinary design and attractive look for its users. But to make the experience more worth outlook allows its users to customize their online view of account.

outlook view

What is a view?

Each Microsoft account provides mail service whether it is hotmail or outlook it has various features. Every Microsoft outlook accounts has different Outlook folder like Inbox, sent, trash etc. Other than this it has several other services like Calendar. All this items of its features and services it displays in an attractive and structured layout which is called a view. In short a view of outlook is how the mail service is visible to its users.

There are several standard views available for displaying folder and features in outlook. An outlook user can even choose from available alternative views or can also create their custom views. A view of outlook compose a view type, fields, colors, fonts, and many other settings this all together provides different ways with which items in a folder in a mail can be visualized.

Different types of view in outlook

There are several types of view available in outlook. A user can choose the best suitable Outlook view for his hotmail account. Several types of view are:

  1. Business card view – In this view a user can view data similarly like the series of Electronic Business Card (EBC) images.
  2. Calendar View – With this view outlook user can view data in a format of calendar.
  3. Card View – This view allows user to view data in a series of cards.
  4. Icon View – This view is the most user friendly view that allows data to be visible as icons. Just like that in Windows 8 or Internet explorer.
  5. Table View – With this view user can view data in a simple, field based table.
  6. Timeline View – This is view that enable viewing data in a customizable linear time line format.

Hotmail contact support number

An outlook user can select from the above available views so as to customize its use on outlook. If you do not know that how to set up a view for outlook account you can take help from Hotmail Technical Support Contact Number. If you need any other help to any other hotmail problem you can also get instant help by calling the hotmail helpline number any time.

Up gradation of hotmail to outlook

Recently Microsoft launched a service of up gradation of Hotmail account to outlook account. With these Microsoft wanted to provide an ease of use of mail services to all its users. The goal of outlook was to provide the world’s best email services. Soon after its up gradation news it came out with the preview of advanced outlook this was highly accepted by the hotmail users. After it launched the up gradation option many users shifted from hotmail to outlook. At prior a switch for switching from hotmail to outlook was given to all hotmail users. That is anyone who wished to switch to new outlook can press that switch and can go to new outlook with the same old login and password. But later outlook managed to upgrade all Hotmail customers to Outlook.com. This complete up gradation was done to upgrade the services provided by hotmail. The new outlook service had many features:

  1. It is capable of scaling over a billion of active customers on outlook
  2. It is the fastest growing email service
  3. It has new modern Outlook calendar that has advanced features
  4. It has refreshed Outlook app for android devices
  5. It has two factor authentication for your outlook account
  6. It has new international domains for people around the world
  7. It has enhanced Skype calling features
  8. It has new themes and colour options and many more….

hotmail to outlook

Today after few months of launching of this update outlook has successfully completed the up gradation of all hotmail accounts to outlook accounts which has given them about 400 million active Outlook.com accounts. People are happy with the updates and are widely using the outlook services like accessing email, calendar and contacts worldwide. From 400 million, about 125 million are accessing outlook from their mobile devices.

With already existing advanced features Microsoft is looking forward to launch some more advanced features with the updated outlook version which also includes features like SMTP app and the deeper integration with SkyDrive. With which sending of mails from different email addresses will become easier.

With this advancement Microsoft is focused to ensure that every customer has a great experience with new outlook. The new advanced outlook is all set to provide more and more to the customers with its upcoming interesting and ultimate features that are yet to come in way. For more information you can contact Outlook technical support center by toll free contact number and get best hotmail support.

New features of Outlook

Outlook is a service provided by Microsoft. Microsoft keeps on updating outlook for the welfare of the outlook users. Outlook provides best mail services and because it is one of the safest medium of mailing thus it is widely used in offices and big organization. As compared to other mail services outlook is often used for official use though many users also use it for their personal use. All the features and outlook updates are for the welfare of user and thus people must change with the change. Some of the new features of outlook are:

outlook email account

  1. Clutter – Clutter is used for managing outlook inbox. With the help of clutter you can sort the messages. You can move the unwanted and not important mails in to a separate folder so that you can concentrate on important one.
  2. New theme – With the recent update outlook has added 13 more themes for the outlook inbox.
  3. Updating in refiners – Refiners are used to provide fast and best result for your search queries. Outlook has also updated refiners and search suggestion option.
  4. Add–ins – Other than existing Outlook add ins like Bing maps, My templates Outlook will now have third party Add-ins like PayPal, Boomerang etc for the benefit of the users.
  5. Link previews – When you link a hyperlink in your mail outlook it will now display a rich preview of that particular link.
  6. Inline image – Unlike other mails, images in outlook can be now be pasted directly in the mail body itself.
  7. Multitasking – Outlook users will now be able to read and compose simultaneously with the help of pop outs. This will provide ease in email services.
  8. Pins and flags – With pins and flag one can decide the priority of mails such that important emails can be pinned to the top of the inbox.

If you want to more help you can contact the Hotmail Customer Service Support Center and talk to technical support expert team who provide best solution for your all hotmail problems.