How to Recover Hotmail Password without Secret Question?
As you have not been utilizing your Hotmail account for a long time, therefore you are currently confronting a few issues while signing into your old Hotmail account. This issue is quite common for people, who are known for taking care of more than one account at once. On the off chance, if you are confronting any such kind of issue, then you have the best option to resolve this is via recovery method.
Follow these steps to recover your Hotmail account password:
- Code confirmation during SMS to the recovery phone number
- Code confirmation through email to your alternate email address registered with the Hotmail account you wish to recover.
- Respond to the secret (security) questions you have set up on your account for the security of your account.
If in case you do not remember the security answers as well Hotmail account recovery can be done using the recovery phone number or email address using the procedure given below:
- You need to go to the Hotmail account login page via the link www.accounts.live.com using any web browser on your device
- Click on SIGN IN
- It will ask you for the username, you need to click on the choice TROUBLE SIGNING IN
- Now it will give you the alternative to send a code to your recovery phone number for the account verification. If you have access to the phone number, you need to send the code
- If you don’t have access to this phone, you require to click on Use another method
- You will get the alternative to send the confirmation code to your recovery email address
- Once you received the code through SMS or email, you require to enter it in the preferred field on the Hotmail page
- After the confirmation, you will get the option to reset the password of your account
- You require to enter the new password and then verify it by entering it again
- Click on SAVE
Once you are done with this, you will be capable to access your Hotmail account using the new password. This is how to recover the Hotmail account without answering the security questions.
How do I change my secret question on Hotmail?
Changing security question is not often required, but there are some cases when your try to recover your account using security question. In that case, it becomes necessary to remember your security question and answers. Changing security questions is not very complicated; you can change it by yourself or with the help of the Hotmail support team.
Simple steps to change the security question of Hotmail (1-804-336-2544 )
To change the secret question of your Hotmail account, you can follow the simple steps below. (or for quick assistance contact third party)
- Go to the login/sign-in page of Hotmail
- Enter your Hotmail credentials
- Now go to the Options section, and click on the more options
- Go to the account detail tab (includes password, aliases, and time zone)
- Click on the tab Change In the question section
- Now verify your password and go to the section change your question and answer
- Once you change the question and answer, click on the Save button
- Now, once the setting is updated; the account overview page will get opened in front of you.
During the whole process, if you find any difficulty, you can call the Hotmail support team to get assistance.
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Abir 2020-09-22 05:07:56
forgot my password, i have my alternative e-mail id
Ryan Zaragoza 2020-08-28 06:44:59
Hi I forgot my password and My security question as I made it over ten years ago
Daniel 2020-10-24 09:41:35
My Apple ID is locked and it uses an email I made over ten years ago, I can’t remember my password or the security questions, or the emails that were sent to me, how can I recover my password?
Omar 2021-02-17 07:19:00
Hi, I have lost access to my very old and personal email address,its got all my personal photos and e-mails till today, I do not know the secret answers because I created them in 2003 or something, please kindly help me to get back to my email address.
SOH CHEE TAH 2020-09-26 04:16:38
Maria 2020-12-08 04:18:32
My Hotmail is locked and I made it more than ten years ago, I can’t remember my password or the security questions, or the emails that were sent to me, how can I recover my Hotmail?
Mary Robertson 2021-01-18 04:56:48
Hotmail password please
fadi rabbat 2021-09-07 05:13:22
Raj kaur 2020-11-30 08:08:03
how i can unblock my email address . Asking too many question i don,t remember
Nita 2020-12-07 09:11:36
Good morning Please unblock my personal hotmail account for the last 3 weeks or more I have been unable to log on my account. My password does not work and I have forgotten the answer for my security question which was set up long time ago. Please help this is causing me a lot of stress and start affecting my wellbeing.
Avinash Dabydin 2021-01-14 06:20:54
Suzanne Baines 2021-07-21 02:54:03
I dont know my password, because someone hacked my account.
Georgina 2021-02-17 06:05:25
Hi, I made an old email over 4 years ago, and I can’t remember my password or the answers to the security questions, so how can I recover my password? I need it to sign into an epic games account.
Vie 2021-08-01 10:56:06
Hi My Hotmail is locked and I made ita few years ago, I can’t remember my password or the security questions, and even my phone number also i dont used again, how can I recover my Hotmail?
John Third 2020-12-23 06:48:29
I am getting very adverse comments about unhelpful microsoft hotmail service from my son who set up an account years ago and cannot remember the password or security questions. There seems to be no solution and annoyingly it is linked to Amazon. Amazon helpful, Microsoft obstructive!
Kevan Sparey 2020-12-28 12:06:30
My wife account set up 14 years ago via my son. Cannot remember passwords or security question. Now what
Balaram pradhan 2021-01-22 11:51:13
Anne-Marie Kirkoryan 2022-07-25 11:59:08
I am locked out of my hotmail account because I do not remember the answer to all the security questions. Please help me recover my account.
alex 2022-03-22 10:15:14
have an old hotmail account i cant access due to forgotten password. I cant reset password cause it wont take my security question answers. what else can i do to get into account
raul talma 2022-01-17 02:21:24
Hello i forgot my security question and can not get to my account in my computer ,only in my cellular phone