Hotmail is the former name of Outlook. Hotmail is one of the popular and most used webmail services. And to enjoy the service without the barrier, you need to remember your password all the time. It is easy if you have only one Hotmail account. But in case, you are an owner of more than two Hotmail accounts or just in case you have saved your password in of the devices and then suddenly forget the password at the time of entering the password. Well, the scenario is very familiar. You might have come across such scenarios number of times. No need to panic or worry about any loss. The plan B is always kept ready, keeping the human memory behavior in mind. The article explains, “how to recover Hotmail Forgot Password?”
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How To Recover Hotmail Forgot Password?
Open Hotmail. Tap the Hotmail app icon, which is a white box with a blue “O” on it, as it is newly named as Outlook.
Tap on the Get Started button.
You can skip this step if you have already opened Hotmail before. You only need to reset your Hotmail password if you have never signed into Hotmail on your smartphone or tablet, or in case you have recently changed the password.
You will be asked to enter your email address.
Tap on Add account button just below the email address field. This will redirect you to the password to be entered the page. Skip this step if you are signing back into Hotmail after a password reset or a reinstallation of the Hotmail app.
Tap on the Forgot my password link which is at the bottom of the screen.
Mark check on the “I forgot my password box”.
Tap Next button, at the bottom of the screen.
Enter the verification code. Tap on the “Enter the characters you see” text box, then simply type the characters that are in the code box just above the text box.
- You can tap on “New” next to the code box to reset the code here.
- Remember, the letters and numbers in the code box are case-sensitive.
Tap an account recovery option. Tap either Email or Text on this page.
- In case, you have not registered any phone number, you will see only “email” over there.
- In case, you have not registered a backup email account or phone number, tap on – I don’t have any of these options.
- Tap Next, enter a backup email and follow the on-screen instructions. This will help you get your account back.
Enter your email address or phone number. Tap the text field below your chosen recovery option and enter your full email address (Email) or the last four digits of your phone number (Text) to verify your identity.
Tap Send code. It’s in the lower-right corner of the page. Doing so will send a recovery code to your email address or phone number.
Retrieve the recovery code. To do so:
- Email – Open the recovery email address, select the email from “Microsoft account team”, and note the code next to the “Security code” heading.
- Text – Open your phone’s Messages app, tap the text from Microsoft (usually a six-digit phone number), and note the code in the text message.
Enter the recovery code.
Tap on the “Enter the code” text field, type in the code that you have received in your email address or on phone number. Tap the Next button. You will be redirected to the page to reset your password.
Enter a new password.
Type your new password into the “New password” and type the same in the “Reenter password” field to confirm. And then tap on the Next button.
Tap Next button
This will redirect you back to the sign-in page where you can sign into your account using your new password.
Video Guide To Recover Hotmail Forgot Password
Note: With these simple steps everyone can recover their Hotmail forgot password.
Everyone forgets the password. Not to worry, the guide will help you to recover Hotmail password back. If you have come across such scenario earlier, I am sure, you might have come. Do share your experience with us and what did work for you. In case, you have followed up the same guide, do let us know if it is working well for you, in the comments below. For more such information, stay reading us.