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How do I find out who owns a Hotmail account?

The reasons it’s hard, and the steps you can take.

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Try it yourself

The IP address

  • The account was used for something illegal.
  • You involve law enforcement.
  • Law enforcement is able to get a court order to have the ISP or other entities release the information — if the information is even available.

Practicality

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Leo Notenboom

Former software engineer at Microsoft for 18 years, now sharing my passions, answering questions & helping folks with technology. askleo.com (since 2003)