HOTMAIL will not allow login using eM Client but no trouble using the WEB using of course the same info, user name and password.  Exactly the same info is used during both logs,

Microsoft are migrating all accounts to a new system.

You need to set it up as either Exchange or iMAP account, depending on whether Microsoft has migrated your account to the new system yet.  In a Browser, login to your account at When your mailbox has been moved to the new Exchange format, the top left corner will show Outlook Mail. When your account hasn’t been migrated yet, it will show

If it shows Outlook Mail , you need to set up your account in eM client as an Exchange account. iMAP will still work, but not as well as Exchange.  But an eM Client  Outlook account (ie using AirSync)will no longer work.  When you set up an Exchange account, eM Client can take quite a few minutes to obtain the server details.

If it shows , you need to set it up as an IMAP account in eM Client, then check your account at in a browser every week or so and when you see it is now Outlook Mail , in eM Client delete the account and set it up as an Exchange account.

When you use Exchange protocol, eM Client will also sync your Calendar and Contacts.

Nice one John !

We met some throughput issue however