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How to Make Hotmail Sessions Expire Automatically

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By default, Hotmail keeps you logged in until you use the Sign Out button to end the session or 24 hours have passed since you logged on. This can mean that somebody else who passes by your computer while you're away has access to your emails, and can write some from your Hotmail account.

For some protection from this threat, you can make your Hotmail sessions expire automatically if you forget to sign out manually. You will automatically be signed out a certain configurable time after you log in.

Make Hotmail Sessions Expire Automatically

To make Hotmail lot you out automatically:

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