Question: Does Hotmail email account expire?

Users of Microsoft Corp.s Hotmail e-mail service who dont sign in at least once every 30 days will find their account deactivated, the company confirmed Friday. Previously a Hotmail account was set to expire after 45 days. The change came into effect in the U.S. on Nov.

How long does a Hotmail email stay active?

Happily, you no longer have to log in to Hotmail every month to keep your mailbox. Outlook.com, Hotmail and other Microsoft services now stay active unless you fail to log on for 270 days, which is almost nine months.

Does Hotmail delete inactive accounts?

After 360 days (five days short of a typical year) of inactivity, a Windows Live Hotmail account is permanently deleted. If you dont use your Windows Live ID (which is your Windows Live Hotmail email address) for 365 days (about a year), it, too, can be permanently deleted.

How can I renew my Hotmail account?

To make the move from Hotmail to Outlook.com, log into your Hotmail account, click Options and choose “Free Upgrade to Outlook.com.” Your Hotmail account page should convert to the white Outlook.com page. In addition to keeping the same address, your password and old mail are saved after you switch.

What happened to old Hotmail emails?

Recover Your Old Hotmail Account Microsoft already migrated Hotmail accounts to Outlook.com. To gain access to your old mailbox and contacts, you need to recover your account. You can use Microsofts Account Recovery Form to get the job done. Then type in the email address that Microsoft can use to contact you.

How can I tell if an email address is valid?

The simplest way to verify the validity of an email address is to send a test email. If the email hard bounces, i.e. there will be no further attempt to deliver a message, the recipient does not exist.

How can I check my email account?

Email Checker is a simple little tool for verifying an email address. Its free and quite easy to use. Just enter the email address and hit the check button. It tells you whether the email id is real or fake.

Where have all my Hotmail emails gone?

If you are not using your account regularly and you have no success login attempt for a year, your data is deleted due to inactivity. If you were using your account regularly, without disruption, all the emails should be there. Please try to select all emails within a specific range.

Do Hotmail emails still work?

Microsoft closed that service years ago, and all Hotmail users are using its current service at Outlook.com. You are, of course, still using a Hotmail address. However, if you switched to using a new Outlook.com address, you would still be using exactly the same email service.

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