Top Ten New Cool Features of New Hotmail
1. New Inbox in Hotmail (Windows Live Mail)
The new Inbox in Hotmail now looks a lot more complex in the first look but as you start using it, it gets more and more easier and makes more sense. It gives you all your stuff in one screen with things quiet well arranged.
2. Windows Live Messenger Inside Hotmail
So finally we have this feature. Taken from Gmail, this was one of the most awaited feature, if you ask me, for the Hotmail to have
Now you can chat with your friends from Yahoo as well as Windows Live Messenger in one single window
3. Easier Access to your Social Updates
Hotmail now has the ability to sort your emails and find your Social Updates. It can arrange your Emails from Social Netowrking Websites like Orkut, Facebook, Twitter etc separately so that they become easier to access.
4. Get your Group Mails Easily
Hotmail now will sort your emails from “Groups” and arrange them separately so that they become easier to access.
Similarly, Hotmail provides you an easy way to get your Unread Mails, Mails from your Contacts and then there is a Button which Says “Everything Else” which will bring everything other then the above category mails. Cool!!!
5. Get Your Photos Easily
Its a lot more easier to find your photos in the new Hotmail. Just click on The “Photos” Button and Hotmail will search for all your Mails with Photos and present them to you on a single screen.
6. Get your Documents Easily
Its a lot more easier to work with your Documents in the new Hotmail. Just click on The “Office Docs” Button and Hotmail will search for all your Mails with Documents and present them to you on a single screen.
You also have a New Feature called “Active View”. Once you activate this feature in your Hotmail from options, You will get an Active Preview of all your attachments and documents.
7.Organize your Inbox Easily
Taken from Gmail, this feature will allow you to organize your Emails from all your email Accounts in Folders, Labels, Quick views etc.
8. A Hot New way to Compose New Email
The Compose New Mail page looks better with tons of new features enabling you to write Emails in much better Way. Along with the “Standard Features” we have a much richer Editor which allows you to compose in HTML, Plain Text and Rich Text.
9. Easy Inserting Videos and Pics in New Mail
Inserting Videos and Pics is now lot more easier. Hotmail provides you with a facility of searching New Videos or photos from Bing and attach them to your new mail in a much much easier way. Fun thing is – you Don’t need to leave your Inbox for doing this.
Also, the auto play features of Video will allow you to preview your videos before inserting them.
10. Powerful Contact List on “New Mail” Page
Along with “Microsoft Outlook” like auto complete of Email Addresses, Hotmail now has a new easy and powerful way of accessing your Contact list. Just click on “To” button and all your contacts are sorted based on Categories, Favorites, Recently Mailed etc.
Along with the above mentioned features, Hotmail now has lot of other customizations and features like
Messenger List on top
A Sweep button
Ability to get Mails from Other Email Accounts
Filters and Rules
A Hot new Favicon
A Gmail Like Arrange By Conversation
Reading Pane Settings
and Lot of other Features.
I am totally loving the new Experience of Hotmail and will give credit to Microsoft for making Hotmail really hot.
Let me know if you get to know more cool features of Hotmail.
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