How To Change Account Password

It’s been almost two weeks since Microsoft released its email service to the public. A large number of Hotmail, Live and MSN users have moved to the new webmail service and are enjoying its clean interface and neat features.

We have already shown you how to send over 25 MB attachments in, how to rename your Hotmail, MSN and Live accounts to, and also how to switch back from to Hotmail or Live without losing old emails and contacts. Today, we are going to show you how to change your existing account password with a strong one.

Change email password

A strong password is essential to keep your email account safe online. And to keep your password effective, you need to change it often especially if you use public computers or share your PC with others.

We recommend you create a password consisting letters, numbers, punctuation, and special characters. Also, make sure that you aren’t using the password that you use to protect other accounts.

If your account password is less than eight characters and doesn’t include numbers and special characters, complete the below mentioned instructions to change your existing password of Outlook account.

Changing your account password

Step 1: Visit and login with your credentials.

Step 2: Click on Settings cog and then click More mail settings to open Outlook options page.

Change Outlook Account Password Step

Step 3: Here, under Managing your account section, click Account details (password, addresses, time zone). This will open Account summary page where you can edit your name and edit personal info and also change your current password.

Change Outlook Account Password

Step 4: Under Password and security info, click Change password.

Change Outlook Account Password Step3

Step 5: Type your current password, new password, reenter your new password and finally click Save button to set your new password. You are done!

Change Outlook Account Password Step2

You might also like to know how to reset or recover your forgotten account password.



  1. Me says

    I see only basic informaiton in that part.. 🙁 and it’s incredibly slow email, siwtching totally to gmail..

  2. Barbara says

    Want to change password on outlook account on laptop I can’t put all of my password in only the letters can’t put the numbers in can you tell me what to do on my cell phone text me please.

  3. Philip Marshall says

    Look all I wanted is to change my email and keep the password that I already have. Just trying to change my email and not my password is very difficult. Accessing other sites is also very difficult because they say that both my email and password is incorrect.

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