If you wish to stop receiving emails from a particular person, you can add your email address or domain to the Hotmail / Outlook blocked senders list. E-mail addresses of blocked senders are automatically deleted. In the same way that we add the email address to block the user, we re-enter and delete the address or domain of the list.
How to stop receiving emails from a user in Hotmail / Outlook
To begin we must log in Hotmail / Outlook, entering from our browser to the home page of free webmail from Microsoft. Then after entering our email address and access password, we will be inside the inbox and click on the right corner of the screen in an icon with a form of gear then we go to “Options”, and then we go To “Junk Email” where we can add electronic mail to “Block Senders”.
How to re-receive emails from a blocked user in Hotmail / Outlook
In the same way as in previous process we must log in to our Hotmail / Outlook e-mail account, and once inside an inbox we will click on the gear or nut that is located in the upper right of the screen, A menu will appear in which we have to choose “Options” and then in the section “Junk Email” we choose “Block Senders” and proceed to search in the list the mail that we want to receive again and we eliminate it. Continue reading
The two-step verification mode when logging in to Hotmail will give us more security. Because it adds to the traditional password, the need to place a security code that will be sent by mobile phone or your alternative or secondary address to log in to your email account.
The Hotmail account allows us to access all Microsoft services, just like with a Gmail account we access all Google services, both are synchronized with several services that a single session can enter both OneDrive, Office Online, Skype , Windows Phone (our mobile phone), etc. This allows us in case of losing the mobile phone to recover contacts and photos again if we choose to synchronize in the cloud.
It is always preferable to prevent situations that may cause us problems in the future, so we recommend that you activate the two-step verification feature of your Microsoft account.
Enable two-step verification
To activate it we must go to https://account.live.com/proofs/Manage and log in with your Hotmail / Microsoft account. Then check the security code sent by SMS or email to you if you previously set the mobile phone number or alternate email address for your account.
The first thing to do before enabling 2-step verification is to add your alternate phone number or email.
Now if you can complete and the verification mode in two steps as a login, entering the access to security changes that we leave a few paragraphs above and then receive the security code in our email and send an alternative to search for the option “Verification in two steps”as we see in the previous image.
Then we click on “next” and as we can see in the following image we must choose how to enable two-step verification, through an app, alternative or secondary email or your mobile phone number, where you will receive the code check. Once the configuration is complete, you can start to feel much more relaxed and secure about your information in your Hotmail / Outook account. The function can be disabled at any time.
If you have any doubts about how to perform the operation leave us in the comments all your doubts that we will respond quickly. Do not forget that if you have a Hotmail / Outlook account you can get one free from hotmail.com.
Often times it happens that the memory fails us with all passwords required by modern life, and we forget some of them. If you forget your password to access your Hotmail account and you can not log in Hotmail. Do not worry that you can recover it without losing your important emails, whether at work, family or friends. Here’s how to recover your Hotmail account.
How to recover Hotmail account
To begin the process of recovering password and access to your Hotmail account, you have to enter the following link https://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx and there as we can see in the image we have several recovery options.
- I forgot my password: I forgot your password.
- I know my password, but I can not log in: you know your password and your account name, but you can not log in.
- I think someone else is using my Windows Live ID: you suspect they have hacked your Hotmail account.
If we choose any of the options, the system will not ask for our email address or mobile phone and after completing a captcha and click on next, gives us the opportunity to recover recover our hotmail account through the alternative email that We put it in the Microsoft webmail registration form. Then if we write well the alternative mail where we are asked we will receive a code that we will be asked to write below and finally we will proceed to change the password. Continue reading
Hotmail is undoubtedly one of the best webmail services, Microsoft has taken very into account security in its email service is getting better. In its last update where Hotmail happened to be called Outlook and had a great change of interface and adds many services and tools.
If you want to keep your Hotmail / Outlook email safely, we’ll give you some tips to keep in mind:
Using Secure Passwords
This is one of the most important options in the security of your email, so you must use strong and secure passwords to prevent them from deciphering or guessing your password with some hacking software.
Secure password features
- Microsoft believes that a secure password is one that contains between 7 and 16 characters, does not include common words or names, and combines uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols.
- You also have the option to use a random password generator, but it is not the most recommended forms because they are difficult to remember.
- Do not use a single word for your password.
- No personal information: no names, date of birth or identity documents.
- No repeated words or word sequences.
- No word extracted from dictionaries.