Hotmail is one of the oldest web-based email sites that offer free services such as sending and receiving emails at any time. It was launched in 1996 by Bhatia and Smith, but later on, in 1997, it was bought by Microsoft. In 2012, it was renamed Outlook or Window Live Hotmail. This change took a whole year to complete, and during this period, Microsoft works on every feedback to improve its standards. But still, most people are not that satisfied with the interface and functionality of Outlook or Microsoft Outlook. 

Here in this article, we will discuss how one can recover a Hotmail account using its phone number? When you create a new Windows Live Hotmail Account, then you are asked to put a recovery email or phone number at that time. So if you selected a phone number as a recovery for your email, then follow the below-listed steps to recover your Hotmail account. And if you have entered the email as a recovery, then no need to worry. The recovery steps for both are almost the same. 

Step 1:

Visit and then enter the login to continue to the desired page. 

Step 2:

In the second step, click on the forgot password option that is present below the login option. 

Step 3:

Now this will lead you to the page where you will be asked to select the recovery option i.e, either through the phone number or email address. Select the Phone number to continue further.