Hotmail login: What to do if you forget your password? How to change your passwordOctober 19, 2018
PUBLISHED: 21:43, Mon, Sep 24, 2018
| UPDATED: 22:00, Mon, Sep 24, 2018
Hotmail has now been modified to become Outlook.com so when users type in to look for their Hotmail account they will be taken to the Outlook website.
But what if you cannot remember your Hotmail account?
Hotmail login: It takes a few steps to reset your password (Image: Getty)Enter your hotmail email address and click next.
Then click on the ‘Forgot my password’ link.
This will take you to a page with one of three options to select – click on ‘I’ve forgotten my password’.
The next step is to verify your email address by typing it in followed by the characters and numbers you see on the screen.
Hotmail login: Outlook acquired Hotmail in 1997 (Image: Outlook/Microsoft)You then need to select an account recovery option – either by text or a back-up email.
You might need to wait a few seconds or minutes now depending on the speed of your internet.
Hotmail login: Hotmail operates under the Microsoft Outlook system (Image: Outlook/Microsoft)But then you should receive the recovery code either texted or emailed to you as requested.
If you have created a password reset disk, use the disk to reset your password. See Reset your local user account password using a password reset disk. If you do not have a password reset disk, you might be able to reset the password from a different administrator account. See Changing the local user account password from another user account. If you cannot access the account see Accessing your account when no other optio…