Live.com is a popular free web email service commonly used for personal account creation. It’s a URL used by Microsoft for their outlook.com and one drive products. It’s also a personal information manager web app from Microsoft consisting of webmail, calendaring, contacts, and tasks services. It helps you keep track of appointments and schedules.

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Although, in august 2012 the live.com brand has been banned, not literally banned though but discontinued, since the release of windows 8 to its manufacturer. This means live.com is not in existence. Live.com is actually a brand name that has been changed to Outlook.com by Microsoft. If you have a live.com account, you need not worry about it because it has automatically been updated for you.

Creating a Live.com Email Using @outlook.com Address

Here is how to create a live email using the @outlook.com address. If you a live.com, you need not worry about this because it has automatically been updated for you.

  • Open Outlook.live.com in your web browser.
  • Click on the “Create Free Account” option, which is located at the bottom right-hand side corner of the screen.
  • Signup.live.com will open in the same tab.
  • In the blank space, make the email ID you desire.
  • On the right side, select @outlook.com from the drop-down menu.
  • Now click next.
  • Type the password you want to set up for your account.
  • Make sure you remember the password (better to note it down somewhere).
  • Now enter your first name in the first blank space.
  • Enter your second name in the second blank space below the first name.
  • Click next to continue.
  • Select your country or region from the drop-down menu.
  • Enter your date of birth comprising your birth month, date, and year.
  • Click next to proceed.
  • A CAPTCHA will appear, enter that, and then click “Next.”
  • Once you’ve completed your registration process, you’ve owned a live.com account automatically.

You can also create a live account using hotmail.com. I will show you step by step process to follow. It’s just the same procedure as using outlook.com but with a little bit different interface.

How to Create a Live.com Email Account Using Hotmail.com

  • Open Outlook.live.com in your Chrome or Firefox web browser.
  • At the bottom right-hand side of the corner, you’ll find the “Create Free Account” option; click on it.
  • You’ll be directed to Signup live.com on the same tab.
  • In the new email field, enter your preferred email address.
  • On the right side, select @hotmail.com from the drop-down menu.
  • Click “Next” to continue making your account.
  • On the Create Password page, create a password for your account.
  • Please make sure to use a password you can remember or save it using the Google save password
  • Fill in your first and second name in the space provided on the search space.
  • Click next to proceed.
  • On your “What’s Your Birth Date” page, choose your country region from the drop-down menu.
  • Fill in your date of birth which include; your birth month, date, and year, and click next.
  • A captcha challenge will appear known as. Enter it and then click “Next.”
  • If the CAPTCHA is unclear to you, click on “New” to request a new CAPTCHA.

Once you are successfully complete the process you’ll be automatically be logged in to your new account with the @hotmail.com domain.