If you have been using Outlook Connector 12.1, you already know you can manage your Windows Live Hotmail e-mail, calendar, and contacts from within Outlook.
Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.0 Beta is compatible with Outlook 2003 and 2007, and will replace Outlook Connector 12.1 upon release and provides an improved authentication and synchronization experience.
Better with Outlook 2010
With Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.0 and Outlook 2010, you gain these additional benefits:
- Junk filter settings Your Safe Sender List/Blocked sender list/Safe Recipient lists are synchronized between Outlook and Hotmail.
- Integrated Send/Receive Send/receive works like your other Outlook accounts.
- Integrated connection status Your Hotmail account status appears in the Outlook status bar.
- Rule support for secondary accounts Rules work with the Hotmail account in Outlook even if it’s not your primary account.
Install the Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.0 Beta today
If you have installed the Outlook 2010 Beta and have a Hotmail account in your profile, you are prompted to upgrade to the Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.0 Beta (see previous blog post on the subject for details on how to connect an Hotmail account to Outlook 2010).
To download the Outlook Hotmail Connector 14.0 Beta manually, go to the Microsoft Download Center.