Hotmail or Outlook????

Is a Hotmail account a Microsoft account?

Hotmail was always the part of Outlook which was governed and run over by Microsoft. With the recent update by Microsoft It has been announced on Thursday that Microsoft has taken over Hotmail  successfully. It has transferred all Hotmail.com users to Outlook.com that is Microsoft account.

 

Hotmail or Outlook

Hotmail or Outlook

What is the advantage of the step?

After Microsoft took over upon Hotmail marking the end of the once-mighty free email service had become possible. It is because of this migration, that has completed in about six weeks to finish, Outlook.com now has more than 400 million active users which was not possible with Hotmail account.

 

Is hotmail the same as Outlook?

Outlook is Hotmail such that every one need to switch to Outlook from Hotmail and there is no option of switching back to Hotmail account. Your Hotmail address and password, saved emails, contacts, calendars, and rules were automatically moved to your new Outlook.com inbox.