When you sign in to hotmail to check your mail, you will be by default redirect to live network homepage from where you will need to click the hotmail link in the top menu for to your inbox in the second click as shown in the image below.
This thing could be quite annoying for some of the users as it always requires an additional mouse click to navigate to the inbox to see the mails after signing into hotmail account.
Hotmail allows to get rid from this annoyance by defining an option under hotmail mails options where you can set the option to redirect to go to hotmail inbox rather than live home page after signing in, follow the procedure below to do it.
1. Sign in to your hotmail account and go hotmail inbox
2. Navigate to hotmail account options, click More options… as shown in the image below
3. Under hotmail options locate Windows Live Home Settings Under Customize your mail and click it as shown in the image below.
4. Now check the option which says show me my inbox when I sign in and click the save button