Get Windows Live Hotmail in Mail.app
Start by opening up Mail and going to the Preferences. Click on the Accounts tab and create a new account by clicking on the plus (+) at the bottom. Enter your name, email address and password, then click continue to set the incoming mail settings. Enter the following:
Account Type: POP Description: Hotmail (or whatever you like) Incoming Mail Server: pop3.live.com Username: Your email address Password: Your password
In the next section, you should leave the Use SSL checkbox checked and Authentication as Password. For the outgoing mail settings, enter the following:
Description: Hotmail (or whatever you like) Outgoing Mail Server: smtp.live.com Check “Use only this server” Check “Use Authentication” Username: Your email address Password: Your password
As before, leave Use SSL checkbox check and Authentication as Password.
Now you should be able to both send and receive email from the Mac OS X Mail app.