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sheprd 15 Nov 2017 01:52 AM

MSN Mail
I have a msn acct have not used for a while. Now I want to use it. I need a bit of help. Where are pop3 Servers and where is Forwarding Link? There used to be a forwarding link but I can't find it now Thanks for any help

sheprd 15 Nov 2017 03:04 AM

Please disregard my previous post because when i send mail from my msn dot com acct when it is received as from outlook dot com. I am not interested in outlook dot com

Tsunami 24 Dec 2017 02:13 AM

Fair enough but I would say is amongst the nicest webmail interfaces amongst the free providers, and due to their service being backed by Microsoft you're sure it'll be around for many years to come. Is it only the domain instead of that bothers you? If you already had the domain it should still function ; they're all part of the same service, and existing, and were never deleted to my knowledge. Only for new sign-ups it seems to automatically redirect to

sheprd 24 Dec 2017 02:46 AM

Thanks sunami for your response. I have had msn acct for maybe 15 years. I will give it another try. I am partial to the msn domain as i have had it so long

Tsunami 24 Dec 2017 02:53 AM


Originally Posted by sheprd (Post 604853)
Thanks sunami for your response. I have had msn acct for maybe 15 years. I will give it another try. I am partial to the msn domain as i have had it so long

I am not entirely sure, but new sign-ups are either, or outlook.cctld domains.
Already existing accounts using the domain should be fine. I never used it myself, so not entirely sure, but I never read any article announcing that existing users would have their domains changed. New sign-ups with aren't possible anymore, which is a pity because the domain indeed is short and sweet. That said, is a nice domain too (I am not too enthousiast about the name "Hotmail" but due to its popularity I guess few people would bother that the name is a bit childish)

sheprd 24 Dec 2017 04:17 AM

I have found that there are no new sign ups with MSN domain I am working with MSN to see if i can still use my old acct with MSN been a while since i used it

n5bb 24 Dec 2017 05:41 AM


I believe that after 270 days (9 months) of inactivity on a Microsoft email account (msn, live, outlook, hotmail) all messages are permanently deleted. After an addition 3 months (one year of inactivity) the account is completely closed. So if you havenít logged into your msn email account in over one year it is probably gone forever and you wonít be able to get that (or any other) .msn email address.


sheprd 24 Dec 2017 11:25 AM

Thanks n5bb I finally got in to my MSN acct guess i used it a few months ago. I used to have an acct Think i will try logging in with this address and see if this old acct is still active

n5bb 24 Dec 2017 12:09 PM

In most cases you will have multiple aliases under your single Microsoft account. In Outlook online, click your photo (or the icon) in the upper right corner (to the right of the ?) and choose:
  • Edit profile
  • Manage your sign-in email or phone number
You should then see all of the aliases currently assigned to your Microsoft account. This will include,,, and email addresses.


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