Question: When did MSN close?

In 2013, Windows Live Messenger was discontinued and Microsoft began ceasing service to existing clients. The service in China remained active for another 18 months, and ceased operations on October 31, 2014.

When did MSN stop being used?

Originally known as MSN Messenger, it was launched in 1999 but was switched off for most users in 2013, after Microsoft bought rival Skype.

Is MSN Messenger still active?

Microsofts MSN Messenger, or Windows Live Messenger as its now known, will be fully retired on October 31st. The software maker originally announced its plans to shift users over to Skype last year, but Microsoft kept the service running in China.

Is MSN shut down?

MSN Messenger (colloquially known as simply MSN), later rebranded as Windows Live Messenger, was a cross-platform instant messaging client developed by Microsoft. In 2013, Windows Live Messenger was discontinued and Microsoft began ceasing service to existing clients.

Is Hotmail still a thing?

Hotmail and Outlook.com Microsoft closed that service years ago, and all Hotmail users are using its current service at Outlook.com. However, if you switched to using a new Outlook.com address, you would still be using exactly the same email service.

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