Hotmail is one of the leading online mailing websites developed by Microsoft. Hotmail has been known to provide various services including the best tech support. One can easily contact the team of technicians on Hotmail customer helpline to ask for help if he/she is facing any kind of problems. While making a Hotmail account, the most essential task is to set a really strong password to avoid any risk of hacking. Here are the most common passwords and the steps to change your password.
What are the most commonly used passwords?
Research has shown that most of the people while setting up a Hotmail account tend to make their credentials as their passwords. There are many others who set their passwords as ‘123456’. This must be avoided because the easier the password, the more possibility of it getting hacked. It has been suggested that a user must have both alphabets and numbers in their passwords to make it strong and difficult to hack. There is some steps provided by Hotmail support Canada.
How to reset your password?
If a user’s password is too easy to crack, it is advisable to reset it immediately to avoid the risks of getting hacked. It can be done by the steps mentioned below -
- Open the Hotmail homepage and click on ‘view your account’, after that you have to choose the account.
- Enter the current password to sign in and then click on ‘change’.
- Type the current password and then the new password and lastly confirm the new password by typing it again.
- Sign in with a new password.