The handset only supports synchronizing with a Gmail account by default, and you need to export your Hotmail contacts to your Gmail account first and then sync the handset with your Gmail account.
You may search for instructions on how you can export your contacts from your Hotmail account and how to import the contacts to your Gmail account.
You may also search for software that enables you to export your Hotmail contacts to the handset automatically in Android Market.
To search Android Market, press All apps
on the home screen and select Market
. Search for the keyword transfer Hotmail contacts and it will give the relevant results.
: To access Android Market, you must sign in to your Google Account first. Paid application availability will vary by region.
: All apps
is the square icon in the lower left corner of the home screen that opens the phone's application menu.