Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Follow These Simple Steps to Recover your Microsoft Password

Well, setting a password is an easy task but remembering without using a password manager can be a tricky task. So, if you are that person who usually forgets their passwords, this article might help you out.

Today, in this article you will get to know how to reset Microsoft account password easily and instantly by following some simple steps. Though recovering password is not easy, you can definitely reset the password for your account.

First, open the browser and head to Microsoft account page and tap on the “Sign in” option. Now, insert your Microsoft username and click on “Next” button.

Over the years you might have used various Microsoft related email account as your Microsoft account which includes hotmail.com, outlook.com, and skype.com. Microsoft also lets you sign in using an external email address. But, the issue is that your password for the Microsoft account would be different from the password of the external address.

Now, click on the “Forgot my password” link present below the password space. Once you are redirected to another page, choose the “ I Forgot my password” option and click on “Next” button.

After that, you will be prompted to enter some characters in the empty space as a security measure. Once done, click on the “Next” button.

Now, you need to verify your identity by using an alternative email address set up on the Microsoft account or with a mobile device connected to your account.

Now, type the code received and click on the “Next” button. After that, you will be directed to another page where you need to create a new password and confirm the same. Now, click on the “Next” button.

After that a message of the password has been changed would be displayed and you have to again click on “Next” button. Now, you will be directed to the "Sign in" page where you can use your id and new password.

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