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How to Add a Hotmail Account to the iPad

Originally posted May 27, 2010

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  • Barbara Benson

    I checked everything on the ipad. and it was just like the link email that you just sent to me. I configure the ipad like you said everything was the same. The SSL was on on the ipad so I left it that way. But how do I check it on my computer? I did not understand that part. You said that I then need to enable it from the hotmail setting. How do I check the hotmail settings? The SSL was on in the ipad. so what do I do next. I don’t know how to check it on the computer please help me.

    • Gilberto J Perera

      Here’s the guide to enabling SSL in Hotmail, but I’m not sure why you are
      having issues accessing emails if you followed the directions in this

  • Parthiban

    Hi Ajith, can you share how to add hotmail using microsoft exchange, thanks a lot! pls email me at

  • Jm-tan

    Hi Gilberto
    I follow the instruction, only can received mails, cannot sent out. Message say look like there was an error.
    Do you have any clue ?


    • Gilberto J Perera


      What email account did you set up? Also does this happen when your ipad is connected to another network? Wr may need to change outgoing server settings, let me know.


      Gilberto J Perera

  • Rob Hartman

    It worked! I followed your instructions and it’s up and running. Thanks.