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Hotmail.com Account

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Hi Folks, I have a hotmail.com account. I use it to access my 25gb OneDrive Folders only. If I wanted to use it to send/read emails, can I create a shortcut to get instant access. At present, I have to use 2FA to get access. I know I could add the account to the built-in Mail app in Windows 10 but does not give access to the other features. Any ideas ?
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You should be able to specify when you login that you want to remain logged in. It works on my PC.
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Hi Hans, I was reluctant to do that, I have another Microsoft Account that also requires 2FA.
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You might use a different browser - each browser keeps its own cookies.
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My preferred browser at present time is G Chrome.
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Of if you Firefox then you can use Firefox multi-account containers to separate the two logins.
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Hi StuartR, the other account is a Microsoft Account using Gmail. I use it to access https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/pro ... All&page=1
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The last few attempts at logging in were done without my having to log in. My laptop is shutdown when I've finished using it.
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The browser should be able to stay logged in, or to at least retain it's 2-factor accreditation, when you reboot the laptop. That's what cookies are for, assuming you don't clear them.
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I had removed Ccleaner from my pc and used the Chrome feature to clear browsing data. Ccleaner has been reinstalled, and I used it after my last post. When I clicked the link in your email, I got straight back here without having to log in. The Lounge is not set to remember my log in details.
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P.S. I also got straight in to my hotmail.com
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