With the default font face, size, color and formatting set to your favorite picks, you'll spend less time on the layout for each message — but you can still format each message, paragraph and letter as you like, of course.
Change the Default Font in Windows Live Hotmail
To customize the default font for writing messages in Windows Live Hotmail:
- Select Options | More options… in Windows Live Hotmail.
- Follow the Message font and signature link under Writing email.
- Use the toolbar to pick the desired font face, formatting, size and color under Message font.
- Click Save.
(Updated July 2011)