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How To Change your Outlook.com Email Account Password

There’s many reasons to change your password. Perhaps your account was hacked or perhaps you just want to freshen things up from a security standpoint. Either way, changing your Email Account Password from time-to-time is a very good security practice. Most corporations for example require employees to change their password every 30-60 days, no exception. This illustrates how important regular security hygiene is when it comes to Account passwords. Changing your Outlook.com password fortunately is very simple and can be done in just a few steps.

From your Outlook.com Inbox, click the Settings Gear followed by clicking More mail settings.

change outlook.com password - click settings

Click Account details.

change outlook.com password - click account details

Click Change password.

change outlook.com password - click change password

Smooth sailings from here. Just enter your current password and then enter your new strong password.

change outlook.com password - click change password

If you’re exceptionally motivated, check the box Make me change my password every 72 days and Microsoft will put you on a security fitness program as well. I’ve never done this before… so let me how that goes!

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One Response to How To Change your Outlook.com Email Account Password

  1. Terry Ewen March 21, 2016 at 9:16 am #

    OK

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