The delivery status notification failure message in Hotmail means that the email sent did not reach its final destination. The main reason for a failed email is an incorrect email address. When Hotmail returns the email as undeliverable, it includes a result report in the message that clearly states the specific reason the email was returned.Continue Reading
Additional issues that lead to a delivery status notification failure message in Hotmail include full or unavailable inboxes, temporary connection issues, blacklist filters on the receiver's end and files or attachments that are too large to send. Incorrect email addresses are often simply typed incorrectly and can be easily re-sent after typing in the correct address.
Mail that is undeliverable due to an unavailable inbox can be archived and sent at a later date and time, and temporary connection issues tend to resolve within a short period of time. Blacklist filtered emails are not as easy to remedy, as the sender is blocked from the receiver's end. If email is recognized as spam, there are several email programs that automatically bounce spam as well as send a report to the sender. For files that exceed the size capacity, there are special programs that work well to minimize file size, and there are also file sharing sites that allow users to share their files via peer-to-peer service.Learn more about E-mail
As of April 2013, Hotmail users must log into their email accounts through Microsoft’s upgraded email service, Outlook.com. Typing Hotmail.com into a Web browser now automatically forwards a user to the new Outlook.com login interface.Full Answer >
A secret question, also referred to as a security question, can be reset by going to the official Hotmail website, logging into the desired Hotmail email account, accessing the "options" tab, selecting the "manage your account" feature and then selecting the "view and edit your personal information" option. Locate and select the "change" icon inside the "question" area of the "password reset information."Full Answer >
The best way to reset a Hotmail or Live.com password without the secret answer is to go to the account and have a code sent to the account carrier's phone or request a reset link via an alternative email account. Once the reset link has been sent or the code has been sent to the phone, simply enter it into the space provided and regain access to the account.Full Answer >