Changing your Outlook passwords on a regular basis is required these days due to the increasing incidents of data breaches. Security professionals recommend changing your password every 30, 60 or 90 days. In this article, we are going to discuss ways to change MS Outlook password as Outlook is the most preferred and trusted email client around the globe.
Change your MS Outlook client password
– If you are using Office 365 with monthly updates:
1. In Outlook, choose File -> Account Settings -> Update Password.
2. Update the password or app password and then click ‘OK.’
– If you’re an Office 365 subscriber with semi-annual updates or you have Outlook 2019, 2016, 2013, or 2010, or purchased Outlook as a standalone application:
1. Go to File ->Info -> Account Settings -> Manage Profiles
2. Next, click on ‘Email Accounts’
3. In the newly opened dialog window, click on the ‘Email’ tab and then click on the ‘Change’ button.
4. In the ‘Change Account’ window, go to the ‘Logon information’ section and hit ‘Next.’
5. Now, wait for the tasks to complete. Once the Tasks are checked in green, exit the window by clicking on the ‘Close’ button.
Change your Outlook.com password
If you are using Outlook.com as your email provider, then follow the steps outlined below to change the password.
1. After logging into your Outlook.com account, go to the ‘Security’ Page and click ‘Change my password’ under ‘Password Security’ on the dashboard.
2. Next, you are prompted to enter your current password and then to provide a new password, after that Reenter the new password. Hit on ‘Save’ to proceed.
So that’s how you change your Outlook.com password
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