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How to Reset Your Microsoft Account Password

2013-08-27 18:40:23 / Posted by Ruby Johnson to Windows 8 Tips
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Microsoft account (formally Windows Live ID) is widely used to log on to numerous Microsoft applications and services, from Hotmail to SkyDrive to Office Live 365. And with the new Windows 8, now you can login to Windows 8 with the Microsoft account. If you have forgotten your password or think that your Microsoft account may have been compromised, you'll need to reset Microsoft account password as soon as possible.

The method that you use to reset Microsoft account depends on whether you remember the password or not. After resetting your Microsoft account password, you'll change the password used to logon Windows 8 computers, the Windows Store, Windows Phone devices, Xbox video game systems, Outlook.com, Hotmail.com, Skype, Office 365, Skydrive, etc.

How to Reset Microsoft Account Password When You Forgot Password?

1. Reset with Security Info (alternate email address or phone number)

If you have forgotten your Microsoft account password, the following steps can help you to get it back. Before getting started, make sure the security info associated with their account is correct and up-to-date. Otherwise, skip to Method 2.

After that, you need to complete the questionnaire provided and wait for Microsoft customer service to respond to you via your alternate email address. Once you do get an email from Microsoft account team, click the password reset link included in the message, enter a new password for your Microsoft account.

Reset it with Powerful Windows Password Recovery Tool

If you failed to recover your lost Microsoft account password, you can try Windows Password Recovery Tool to do so. It's especially helpful when your alternate Email or phone can't receive the reset link or code. Only with 3 steps, you can simply to reset your forgotten Microsoft account password.

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How to Reset Microsoft Account Password When You Remember Password?

If you thought your Microsoft account has been compromised or hacked, you can change Microsoft account password easily with following steps:

Now you must have a clear idea about how to reset your Microsoft account password in any situations. And for more password tips, click here.

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