How to change a Hotmail (Outlook.com) password?

Once you’ve registered a Hotmail account, your password account will remain the same, unless you change it manually. Especially when you check your account on a public computer or shared network, we advise you to modify your password regularly.

If you want to change your Outlook.com password on a desktop browser, follow along below.

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 1  Sign in

by going to www.hotmail.com and loging in to your account by typing in your email and password.

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 2  Account settings

is the option you need now. You will find in by clicking on your picture in the right top corner, when you’re in your inbox.

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 3  Security & privacy

This option is shown in the top menu.

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 4  Change password

Is the blue link you need under the option Account security.

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 5  Type new password

Type your current password and 2 times the new password that you want. Click on Save afterwards.

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 ✓  Result

Once you’ve clicked on Save now, your password will be modified immediately.

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