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Microsoft Hotmail Live Offers Free Upgrade to Online Cloud Version of Outlook

Summary. Microsoft is offering a free upgrade to Outlook Live for all Hotmail users. Those wishing to perform the quick one-click upgrade can look for the “Free Upgrade” button (shown at right) when logged into their Hotmail account. Clicking on this will present the new user interface as shown below. Included features are Mail, People (contacts), Calendar, and SkyDrive.

Standard Hotmail User Interface Before Upgrade to Outlook Live – Shown Below (click to enlarge)


After Upgrade to Outlook Live – Shown Below (click to enlarge). The More menu (represented by …) is selected in the screen shot below. This is where the print feature is found. You can explore all menu options and icons along the top task bar to discover all features and functions of the new interface.


By Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson is a freelance writer and tech consultant in Iowa City. He is also the founder and Director of the ResourcesForLife.com website. Learn more at AboutGregJohnson.com