If you are using Outlook 2013, you might be aware of this already. From Outlook 2013, you don’t need any Outlook Connector Plugin to use Outlook.com/Hotmail.com email to use it on desktop. Outlook 2013 uses Exchange ActiveSync to connect to Outlook.com service.
In just a few minutes you’ll have the full power of the Outlook app for your personal Oulook.com email.
- Go to File | Add Account.
- Enter your Outlook.com email (or other email that supports EAS) and Password.
- Click Next, wait for the connection to complete, and click Finish.
Exchange ActiveSync will sync mail, calendar, contacts and tasks from your Outlook.com account. Yes, tasks is also now supported.