MSN provides free e-mail and instant messaging services for registered users. You can access your messages and view history from any computer with an Internet connection because none of your information is actually stored on your personal computer or laptop. All records of your conversations and e-mail messages are stored on the MSN network. As with any login, you'll need your e-mail address and password to access your message history.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Things you need
- Computer with Internet connection
Open a Web browser on the computer, such as Firefox or Internet Explorer.
Go to the MSN website.
Click either "Hotmail" or "Messenger" in the upper left corner of the screen, depending on whether you wish to check e-mail or instant messaging history.
Type in your Hotmail address and password into the two blank spaces provided and press "Enter."
Click the "Inbox," "Sent" or any other folder you may have created to store archived messages in Hotmail. This will open the folder so you can scroll through the saved messages.
Click "File" in MSN Messenger and choose "View Message History" from the list of options that will appear. Scroll through your history to locate a specific message.
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