email for msn messenger

  chrisjohn 22:12 18 Nov 2006
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does anyone know how i display/recieve my hotmail when i am in messenger,one of the kids has it so it tells them how many they have,but they cant remember how they did it.

  Chris Webster 22:17 18 Nov 2006

If you mean msn messenger then there's a little envelope icon near the top and a figure in brackets e.g (3) the figure is the number of unread emails you've got.

Hope this is of help.

Cheers, Chris.

  chrisjohn 22:19 18 Nov 2006

yes i see that but ,it says click here to open your inbox then it opens outlook and my pop3 account,i want my hotmail account to work in messenger,thanks

  rsinbad 22:20 18 Nov 2006

open messenger /options/go to alerts and sounds then tick diplay alerts when email is received.

  chrisjohn 22:24 18 Nov 2006

thats already done but if i send email from pop3 account to hotmail nothing shows up,my password for my hotmail is not the same as messenger login password,should it be?

  rsinbad 22:29 18 Nov 2006

should be the same try changing see if that works

  chrisjohn 22:41 18 Nov 2006

ok ,i was signing into messenger with my pop3 email address,so now i am using hotmail add and it all works ok exept i have lost all my contacts cos i have signed in with new hotmail add,how do i transfer contacts over?

  Chris Webster 22:41 18 Nov 2006

Your Hotmail email account and MSN Messenger passwords should be the same as should your signing in name, which is your Hotmail address.

Cheers, Chris.

  rsinbad 22:48 18 Nov 2006

not sure you can do that apart from doing it manually. maybe someone else may have the answer

  chrisjohn 22:51 18 Nov 2006

thanks for your help upto now everyone.

  chrisjohn 23:00 18 Nov 2006

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