How to Recover Forgotten Outlook Password?

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By: ashuultra
Posted in: Internet

Learning multiple passwords for various online accounts can be difficult for a lot of people. And if you enter the wrong password many times, you may be blocked from accessing your account temporarily for several hours. So what to do in such case?

If you are using Outlook and forgot the password for your account, you can easily recover your account by resetting the password for your Outlook account. However, to reset the password for your account, you must have access to the account recovery options such as alternate email address or phone number linked to your account then you can follow the below-mentioned steps to recover your Outlook account easily.

Steps to Recover Forgotten Outlook Password

1.) Open Microsoft Log-in page and enter your user ID (Email, phone, or Skype) in the provided field. Once entered, click Next.

2.) Now on the next screen, click Forgot my password link and you’ll be moved to the next screen. Select I forgot my password option and clicked Next.

3.) next, enter the verification captcha and click Next. You will get three options like this:

o Email xyz@**

o Text ********82

o I don’t have any of these

Select any one of the options as per your preference to verify your identity.

4.) If you select any of the top two options, click Send Code. You’ll receive a security code on your phone or email. Enter the code on the subsequent screen and click Next.

5.) This will get you to the Password Reset page. Simply enter your new password and click Next to recover your Outlook email account.

Note: If you select I don’t have any of these options in Step 3, you’ll be taken to a new page where you’ll be asked to provide an alternative email address. Do so and follow the on-screen instructions. If you are verified as the rightful owner of the account, you will be allowed to access your Outlook account.

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