1. jaguar11's Avatar
    when i try to set up my hotmail email address i go to other and put the password and stuff...but then it tells me that i have to subscribe to something...does this mean i have to pay??..is there any other way to get hotmail on my iphone?
    01-19-2009 02:15 PM
  2. MrEClass's Avatar
    Subscribe? For Hotmail account? That's odd.

    Can you post a screenshot? (Hold down home button and then push the the sleep/awake button at the same time)
    01-24-2009 01:22 AM
  3. jaguar11's Avatar
    It says that I need a windows live plus subscription. What's that?
    01-24-2009 07:46 AM
  4. reyza's Avatar
    Hotmail doesn't like to allow POP3 support to external companies. They charge for that service (stupid). I don't think it will let you create an account on the iPhone. There's 2 options to work around it. Go to hotmail settings on you computer and set it to forward all mail to your Gmail account (which iPhone supports) or get mBox Mail from the app store which is a nice implementation of hotmail to the iPhone.
    01-24-2009 10:25 AM
  5. jaguar11's Avatar
    ok thanks for the help
    01-24-2009 12:05 PM
  6. jaguar11's Avatar
    Hey...I tried the way to forward my email to my gmail but it says you can only forward email to a msn account. Help??
    01-24-2009 12:36 PM
  7. MrEClass's Avatar
    I think he was saying forward the hotmail email to your Gmail account.
    01-25-2009 02:17 PM
  8. reyza's Avatar
    Apparently they now support pop3. I tried it and it worked for my free hotmail account I've had for years. Here's the info link:
    Microsoft Announces Hotmail POP3 Support For iPhone In Select Countries | iPhone Alley

    Side note: I live in Canada which is supported. If you live in the US it's not yet supported so you might have to use that forwarding method. It's under hotmail options.
    01-28-2009 06:49 AM
  9. MrEClass's Avatar
    Did the option that reyza suggested work for you? :o
    02-03-2009 10:36 PM
  10. Tunnelrunner's Avatar
    To follow up on Reyza's post about MSN/Hotmail allowing free POP access on the iPhone:

    I just tried to install my 2 *free* hotmail accounts in the e-mail app.

    Apparently, it works! I can now send/receive from my hotmail account for free; I don't have one of those premium accounts.

    Good news for hotmail users who've been dying to get their e-mail on their iPhones.
    Has anyone else tried it?

    Guess I can ditch my Izymail service now...
    Last edited by Tunnelrunner; 02-17-2009 at 06:43 PM.
    02-17-2009 06:39 PM
  11. MrEClass's Avatar
    Glad to hear it is working out for you now!

    Always nice to have your email on a device that is designed and powered for it
    02-19-2009 06:09 PM
  12. aileronguy's Avatar
    the correct way: windowslivehelp.com/solution.aspx?solutionid=6ae4b9c2-1c01-4e9c-bdc5-12da8728f4c2
    05-03-2011 05:22 PM