Recently we covered security features  of upcoming Hotmail where you can get code to reset hotmail password via SMS which requires you to register your mobile with your Windows live ID.The good news for Windows Live hotmail users now is that you can receive email alerts for free on your mobile from Windows Live, even mobile subscribers not having GPRS facility can also receive SMS alerts and you can send messages from your mobile with charges applied by your mobile operator.

First Windows live hotmail users need to register their mobile number to receive alerts from windows live.

1.You can register at by signing in  with your Windows Live ID and password.

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2.Enter your mobile number as shown in example,  for Indian users  +91 ,9xxxxxxxxx and click Next,Windows Live may not able to detect your mobile operator and asks to select your mobile operator , select your operator and click Next.

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3.Now enter the verification code received on your mobile.

4.Select your hotmail live service to get SMS services free from your mobile operator and you can send text messages to windows live as well standard rates will be charged by your mobile service provider and click Save.