Hotmail is renamed as Outlook. However, the loyal users of Outlook still call it Hotmail. Being an email service with important Microsoft features, Hotmail is a popular tool for communication. It has millions of users in the world and is supported by more than 30 languages. One of the most common problems faced while trying to login to your Hotmail account is “forgotten password”.
Do you want to know the procedure for Hotmail password recovery?
If you get the message that your password is incorrect when you try to login to your account, you should make sure that you have typed the email ID correctly without any spelling mistakes. The next step is to check if your Caps Lock is on. You should remember that passwords are case sensitive. Are you not able to sign in even after this? You should go to the Reset Password page or call Hotmail password recovery number.
You can reset your password with the help of password reset email or by answering secret questions.
Password reset email steps involved
- Go to ‘Password reset’ page.
- Enter your Windows live ID.
- Type the characters you see.
- Click your mouse on ‘send password reset instructions’.
- Type the email address to which the instructions should be sent.
- When you receive the instructions, follow them to reset your password.
Secret questions - Steps involved
If you remember the secret questions and the answers you can go to this option. The first three steps are the same. The fourth step is to click on ‘use my secret answer to verify’. The next step is to answer the secret questions. Then you should type a new password and an alternative email address. Now your password is set.