How to change alternative address for hotmail account?

Discussion in 'Help Desk' started by Dave Rado, Jun 22, 2017.

  1. Dave Rado

    Dave Rado New Email

    Nov 22, 2016
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    The alternative email address that I registered with hotmail many years ago no longer exists, but I can't see any way to change it in my outlook live settings All the hundreds of web articles that I've found on the subject are wrong - presumably they all are out of date. I have looked at everything under Options and under My Account, but although I can see how to change my name, my password, and almost anything else imaginable, I can't see any way to change the alternate email address that hotmail sends notifications to. Where is it?

  2. popowich

    popowich EQ Forum Admin Staff Member

    Aug 12, 2008
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    Hi Dave,

    I believe I found what you're looking for. Please let me know if these steps helped to fix the problem for you.

    First, near the top right of click the Gear and select Options:

    Outlook Gear Options.jpg

    Next, in the left side navigation bar, click Connected Accounts, and then click Manage or choose a primary alias:

    Outlook Connected Accounts and Aliases.jpg

    From there you can manage existing account aliases, and click "Add Email" to create additional email aliases for your account.

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