There are times when you would need to have different email ids for different people like for friends, for family and for business. This feature can be full filled by creating alias of the mail account, now hotmail allows you to create a new mail id which will point to the existing hotmail account.
Hotmail (and many other email services) already allow you to just add a plus sign (‘+’) and a descriptive word to the first part of your email address. For instance, if your email address was firstname.lastname@example.org and you wanted to create an alias for online shopping, you could use email@example.com. Email sent to this alias will still be delivered to your inbox or to a particular folder. This can help with managing different types of incoming email.
Email aliases let you create completely different email addresses that you can use to receive email into your primary account without anyone knowing what your primary email address is.
Follow the procedure below to create alias email address pointing to same existing hotmail account.
1. Login into your Hotmail email account and go to this link to create alias address for your hotmail account.
2. Now enter the new email address alias as shown in the image below.
3. Now it will ask you, in which folder you want the mails to be reached if they are being mailed to this alias address or they can also be delivered to your hotmail inbox also in case you do not want to filter them to any folder.
Once you click done, you will get a new mail from hotmail team confirming that your new alias is ready to use as shown in the image below.
Starting today, you can add up to five aliases per year to your Hotmail account, up to fifteen aliases in total, all designed to make it a lot easier to organize different types of email and personas in one Hotmail inbox without having to give out your primary email address if you don’t want to, We hope you find this new feature of hotmail useful for you.