To make sure users can use Hotmail from any device they choose, Microsoft have worked with Apple to integrate Hotmail into the iOS accounts functionality and have also released a Hotmail Mobile App for Android Phones. And this week, Microsoft announced the availability of a new Hotmail app specially optimized for the new Kindle Fire tablet. Previously, Hotmail email service could be accessed on the Kindle Fire only through the browser or the native mail applicatio.
While the Kindle Fire tablet computer is Android-based, it is a highly customized version and use a different implementation of Android – this is why Hotmail for Android doesn’t work on it.
The Official Hotmail Kindle Fire app gives you several advantages over the native Kindle Fire mail application. Whereas the native Kindle application simply downloads your mail via the standard POP3 connection, with the new Hotmail app you can sync all your mail, contacts, folders, and subfolders via the more robust Exchange Active Sync protocol. Make communication easier by syncing Hotmail with your device’s contacts. Stay organized by syncing with your Hotmail calendar.
There are also a variety of customization options available. You can nickname the account and you can set the options for how many messages from the past to be displayed (from one day to up to 30 days). You also have the option to truncate messages to display headers only or the entire message up to 100KB.
Hotmail App for Kindle Fire Key Features:
- Get messages on your device without delay with push e-mail
- Sync your calendar and device contacts
- View your folders in Hotmail, including sub folders
- Send, receive, and view photos and other attachments
- Use with support for multiple Hotmail accounts
You can download the Official Hotmail Mobile App for Kindle Fire for Free from the Kindle Store.