You have decided to replace Outlook with Hotmail, the free Web-mail service offered by Microsoft. You are very happy but you still don’t know how to perform some of the operations you frequently performed on your old mail client. One for all? Forwarding received messages to other recipients.
Do not fear! Hotmail allows you to do this too. All you have to do is read the instructions on how to forward an email with hotmail that I am about to give you and put them into practice. Believe me, it’s so simple that it will take you longer to read what to do than to forward your emails. Let’s get started now!
If you want to know how to forward an email with hotmail, all you have to do is connect to your e-mail box and open the message you want to forward to another recipient. At this point, click on dart located next to the button Answers and select the item Forward from the menu that opens. Then type the address of the recipient to whom you want to send the email (or recipients) in the field TO:click on the button Submit (located at the top left) and you’re done.
Do you want to create an automatic rule according to which all emails coming from a certain sender or meeting certain criteria must be forwarded to a specific recipient? Very easy. Scroll to the bottom of the Hotmail main page, click on the item Organize and click on the item Rules management present in the menu that appears.
On the page that opens, click on the button New and fill in the form that is proposed to you, specifying in the appropriate fields the characteristics that the messages to be forwarded must have. Then put the check mark next to the entry Forward totype the recipient’s email address to which messages should be forwarded and click the button Save to activate automatic mail forwarding.
After seeing how to forward an email with hotmaillet’s see how to do the same on outlook.com, the new Microsoft Web-mail service that will soon replace Hotmail. If you have already switched to this new service and want to forward a message to another recipient, open the email to be forwarded, click on the button Actions (located at the top right) and select the item Forward from the menu that appears.
In the page that opens, type the address of the recipient (or recipients) in the text field located in the left sidebar and click on the button Submit (located at the top left) to complete the operation.
Do you also want to create a rule in Outlook.com to automatically forward messages? Click on the icon ofgear located at the top left and select the item More mail options from the menu that appears. On the page that opens, first click on the item Rules for sorting new messagesthen on the button New and fill out the forwarding rules creation form as seen in Hotmail. Easy, right?