Enable Secure Login Access To Hotmail By Using HTTPS

So, when all the other social networking websites and the other e-mail services sites like Facebook and Gmail are tightening up the security options then why not Hotmail. So Hotmail also came up with the idea of doing something good with the security features if the Hotmail, as you might have seen that Hotmail really tried its best to add many of the features which will attract the users to open up their account and start using the e-mail services there. In this post i will be telling you about the new feature that has been added in the Hotmail account and how can you use this feature.

As you might be knowing that till now Gmail is the only social e-mail service site which allows the users to sign-in the with HTTPS encryption or through SSL encryption. Now HTTP is quite old and this newly introduced HTTPS also knows as secured HTTP is helpful is keeping you away form the hacker who just want to get into your account. Though you can use them in Facebook and Twitter but then they are supposed to be done manually. I will tell you that how can you go for using this feature in Hotmail. Just follow the steps mentioned below and then you will be able to use it.

  • Go to the link mentioned here https://account.live.com/ManageSSL after you reach this page, you will be asked to login to your account and once you login to it you will find a similar page as shown below in the snapshot.


  • Now you are supposed to enable an option as marked in this screenshot and once you do it, your account will be accessed in HTTPS automatically but there is a disadvantage in doing so, some of the services will be stopped and these services are mentioned below.
  1. Outlook Hotmail Connector
  2. Windows Live Mail
  3. The Windows Live application for Windows Mobile (version 6.5 and earlier) and Symbian.

This was really a very good initiative in terms of security and reliability and I hope you will like it. We will keep you updated with any new changes found related to this news topic or any other topic which is related to it and anyhow if you get to know anything related to the news topics mentioned above then please do not hesitate to share it with us, just put it down in the comments section and if we found it genuine then we will be sharing that piece of information with all the other readers on your behalf, so keep searching something useful and then let us know about it. Till then keep reading and have a nice day!!!

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