Hotmail Tip: How to remove all ads from Hotmail / Outlook.com email views

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As you use your powerful and full-featured Hotmail, now called Outlook.com interface, you might have noticed that sometimes, advertisements appear in your Inbox. These ads are cool at times but sometimes, they can be annoying. Ever wonder how to eliminate those ads?

Using Hotmail or Outlook.com ad-free

Like Gmail, Yandex, or Yahoo Mail, Hotmail (Outlook.com) is also offering their email service for free. As a result, Hotmail runs some ads to monetize their email service and pay for their infrastructure and product improvements through research and development.

If you want to have a clean Hotmail / Outlook.com interface, free from those annoying ads, the legal way to make it happen is through upgaring it Hotmail Plus or the Ad-Free Outlook. This upgrade requires a small annual fee. With Hotmail Plus or the Ad-Free Outlook.com, you have the following benifits:

No account expiration

You don't need to log in to your email account every now and then to keep your account active. As long as your Ad-free Outlook.com subscription is current, your account will not expire.

No graphical ads

There are no graphical ads in Ad-free Outlook.com—all you see is your email, photos, and documents. This is an entirely clean and powerful email system.

In order to upgrade to Ad-Free Outlook.com, you can do it in two ways:

  1. First, sign in to your Hotmail.com account.
  2. Click on the small gear icon at the top right corner of the page, then click on More Mail Settings.
    More Mail Settings command in Hotmail / Outlook.com
  3. Under Managing your account command group, click on "Upgrade to Ad-Free Outlook"
    The command "Upgrade Ad-Free Outlook" in Managing your account command group
  4. Then follow the on screen procedures to do the upgrade.

The second and direct way to do the upgarde is by clicking on the link below:

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/ad-free-outlook

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