How To Change your Email Account Password

Regularly changing your account password can go a long way in keeping the bad guys out and your data safe. Here’s how to do it.

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 password fortunately is very simple and can be done in just a few steps.

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

change password - click settings

Click Account details.

change password - click account details

Click Change password.

change password - click change password

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

change 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!

change password - check box to enable uber security

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  1. Terry Ewen

    March 21, 2016 at 9:16 am


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