There are times when you need to change Outlook Password. This mostly happens when you deliberately wish to change the password to secure the accounts with passwords, or you have forgotten them. It is essential to consider Microsoft password as an important part as it protects your data from being hacked and hence it is equally important to keep updating your Outlook password as doing this, will reduce the risk factor of being hacked.
Here, in this article, you will get to know the solution to update/ change outlook password without any error. If you wish for the same then follow the step-by-step guidelines that are further elaborated else visit office.com/setup, if you have any other query to be resolved. So, without any further discussions, let’s start to read.
How to change Microsoft outlook password 2019?
Before you start to learn the process to change outlook password, it is important to keep in mind that your Outlook password is the same as your Microsoft account password.
- Visit office.com/setup and go to the “Microsoft account security” section and then click on the “Password Security” option.
- You might be prompted to verify your identity with a security code.
- Select the mode by which you want to receive the code to change outlook password.
- Click on the “Send Code” option and once you have received the code, enter it and click on the “Submit” option.
- Now, enter the current password to be changed and then the new password and then click on the “Save” option to save the changes made.
Tip of advice: If you have not received the code on your email account or on your phone then you can try to enter another email address for receiving the code. For this, you need to go to the “Recover your account” page and follow the on-screen instructions.
What happens if “I forgot my password”?
If you have forgotten your password then go to the “Recover your account “page and then follow the on-screen instructions to retrieve your old account by setting up a new password.
What to do if your Outlook account is hacked?
If you think that your Microsoft Outlook account is hacked then you can visit Microsoft’s official website via office.com/setup and then click on the “see My Outlook.com account has been hacked” option.
What if your Outlook account is blocked?
If you are facing issues in accessing your Office account and if your Outlook account has been blocked, then it is recommended to visit https://outlook.live.com/owa/ and then click on the “Unblock my Outlook.com account” option.
If you want to change outlook password, then this article will help you to make the changes by following some easy steps. It is important to follow these steps in an orderly manner to complete the password changing process. However, if you are still unable to understand the process to change the password then it is recommended to visit MS Office official website that can be reached via office.com.
Read related article – https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/4026971/microsoft-account-how-to-reset-your-password