I purchased this phone like 3 weeks ago. My service carrier is metro PCS. Overall the phone is really cool, it has very nice functions like the converter, which helps in some cases. One of the reasons that made my purchase this phone is that is email capable.
Since I only use hotmail, when I was about to buy the phone I asked the salesguy at the metro PCS dealer and he said that the phone was capable to work with hotmail. Few days after I bought the phone I went to the metro PCS service office to have all the contacts transfered from my old phone to the new one, and took the opportunity to ask about the settings for the phone to log into hotmail, unfortunately I was told by the guy at metro PCS that the phone is not capable to do so, so ... (continues)
when you go to set up your email, it gives you a list of what servers it works with. It hotmail is not listed where you can select it, then no, it cannot be used with hotmail. I got very lucky that my phone works with my email which is through earthlink, but it was on the list, and all i had to do was select it, supply my email address and password and was up in seconds. i don't recall seeing hotmail on the list. sorry