How can I recover my Outlook password?

Office Forgot Outlook password - this is how it can be reset

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In case you forgot your password to sign in to Outlook, you will need to reset it. If you have saved an alternative e-mail address or a telephone number in your Outlook account, you can easily verify yourself via the Microsoft Account Manager. But you can regain access to your Outlook account even without the login data. We explain both methods to you in detail in our tipps + tricks article.

How to reset your Outlook password

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Tip: Check out our article on how to create a strong password.

Reset without an alternate email address or phone number

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Quick guide: how to reset your Outlook password

  1. Open Microsoft's recovery page and enter the E-mail address a.
  2. Choose how you want the Security code want to receive. Click on "Send code".
  3. Check the alternative E-mail address or your Phone messages. Enter the code and click "Further".
  4. Choose one New Password and close the process with "Further"from.

Quick Start Guide: Reset without an alternate email address or phone number

  1. Open Microsoft's recovery page and enter the E-mail address a.
  2. Choose the third option "I do not have this information"and click"Further".
  3. Fill in all fields correctly and enter one different email address at. Solve the character and click on "Further".
  4. Now enter the code one that was sent to you at the other e-mail address.
  5. Follow the instructions on the following three pages Instructions from Microsoft. When doing this, make sure that you correct information specify.
  6. Microsoft will now be within 24 hours report to you. If you have enough correct information have given, you will receive Instructions for resetting your password.