Fortunately, Hotmail can hide all other mail from your Inbox and give you an uncluttered view of emails from people in your Hotmail address book.
See Only Mail from People You Know in Hotmail
To see just the messages from people you know in your Hotmail Inbox:
- Select Mail from the Hotmail navigation bar.
- Click on the Show me mail from: drop-down list.
- Select People I know.
To return to the normal display of all messages, select Everyone from the same Show me mail from drop-down menu.