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What Are the Windows Live Hotmail SMTP Settings?

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Question: What Are the Windows Live Hotmail SMTP Settings?
Looking for the Windows Live Hotmail SMTP server settings?
Answer: The Windows Live Hotmail outgoing SMTP server settings for sending mail using Windows Live Hotmail from any email program, mobile device or other email service are:
  • Windows Live Hotmail SMTP server address: smtp.live.com
  • Windows Live Hotmail SMTP user name: Your complete Windows Live Hotmail email address ("me@hotmail.com" or "me@live.com" for instance)
  • Windows Live Hotmail SMTP password: Your Windows Live Hotmail password
  • Windows Live Hotmail SMTP port: 587
  • Windows Live Hotmail SMTP TLS/SSL required: yes

To download incoming messages from your Windows Live Hotmail account to your email program, see the

For detailed instructions on setting up Windows Live Hotmail SMTP in your email program or service, see

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