Microsoft has launched an new mail service Outlook.Com, the UI of this service is very nice and matches the Windows 8 UI. You can visit Outlook.Com and create a new account with any alias you want like yourname@outlook.com.

But what if you wanna Upgrade from your exiting Hotmail Or Live account and want yourname@outlook.com in place of exiting yourname@live.com then you can do this. Microsoft has allowed its existing customers to upgrade to Outlook easily.

How To Upgrade :-

  • To upgrade first visit Outlook.com,
  • Now click on Gears from top right corner and click on More mail Settings

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  • Now on next page click on Rename Your Email Address,

 

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  • Now one next page just type the email address which wanna keep with Outlook and then click on Save,

 

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  • Now Outlook will ask you where you wanna save emails which will come to your old email address, You can either create an Folder or keep them in Inbox,

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  • Click On Done and you are done.