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View Hotmail, MSN, Live Mail in MS Outlook

Microsoft Office Outlook Connector 12.1 is a plug-in can be used to manage any of your Microsoft Live Accounts (Hotmail, MSN, Live, etc.)
This include: Managing multiple accounts in one place. Syncronising your e-mails, calendars (including shared ones), contacts, junk e-mail filters/rules, all in one place. Tasks and notes might not be available (service dependent).

Compatible With:
Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Outlook 2003 or 2007

Price: Free


  1. Close Microsoft Outlook.
  2. Download the Microsoft Office Outlook Connectorhere.
  3. Open and Run the file OutlookConnector.exe, even if it gives you a security warning.
    Open File
  4. Enable the checkbox to accept the licence agreement.
    License Agreement
  5. Select Continue.
  6. Wait for the Setup Wizard Dialog Box to appear.
    Setup Wizard
  7. Select Next.
  8. Type in your information.
    Customer Information
  9. Select Next.
  10. Select Install.
  11. Wait…
  12. Select Finish
  13. Microsoft Outlook should launch automatically.
  14. From The Menu select: Tools | Account Settings.
  15. Select New.
    Add New E-Mail Account
  16. Select Other, Microsoft Office Outlook Connector.
    Mail Settings
  17. Type in your information.
  18. Select OK
  19. The following dialog box will display, notifying you that you must restart Outlook:
    Notice to restart Outlook
  20. Restart Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook

Take Note:
In the Left Pane you will see that another folder has been added for your mail.
The file extension for this file will be .ost (Offline Storage Table).
In the status bar of Outlook you will notice that there is a Toolbar, displaying your e-mail address and the Server Status icons.

That’s It! Now you can view those e-mails in Microsoft Outlook.


3 August 2009 - Posted by | E-Mails | , , , , , , , ,


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    Pingback by Add Hotmail, MSN, Live Mail in MS Outlook As Internet Mail « Erm’s I.T. Girl – Zelna Ellis | 4 August 2009 | Reply

  2. Hello. Thank you for this great info! Keep up the good job!

    Comment by johnny | 7 August 2009 | Reply

    • Johnny, glad you could use the info

      Comment by zellis | 7 August 2009 | Reply

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