Microsoft’s Home windows Stay Hotmail has surpassed 12 million lively customers on Apple iOS gadgets — a dramatic climb ensuing from the simplified process for setting up the Microsoft webmail service in Apple’s iOS5. Hotmail has additionally seen a pointy enhance in Android utilization, now topping 3 million lively customers, since releasing an app for the Google platform.
These had been the new stats released by the company’s Hotmail team today, as the corporate introduced one other enlargement of Hotmail’s cell footprint: Hotmail is now available as a free app for Kindle Fire, and Microsoft describes it as higher than the native e-mail app constructed into the Amazon pill.
“Whereas the native Kindle software merely downloads your mail by way of POP3, with the brand new Hotmail app you possibly can sync all your mail, contacts, folders, and subfolders by way of the extra sturdy Alternate Lively Sync protocol,” says Microsoft’s David Regulation within the submit asserting the discharge. “As a result of the Kindle Fire makes use of a unique implementation of Android, we wanted to make some updates to our earlier Hotmail app for Android to make sure it labored effectively. Now that we’ve completed the work and the app is prepared, we’re excited to present clients a fantastic Hotmail expertise on the Kindle Fire.”
Hotmail’s Kindle Fire app is available for download here.
(Charts by way of Microsoft.)