Change Hotmail Password

Hotmail is a type of personal email that we do not expect a second person to know. As recommended by the experts, you should change the Hotmail account password every 72 days. This helps you keep your personal information private. And hereafter, I will show you how to change your Hotmail password.

Change Hotmail password in

Now, to change your Hotmail password, you will have to open your ID Email.

First, Open your web browser and sign in Hotmail account at

  • Type your email and password.

Click on the right top corner of your Hotmail screen and click your Hotmail avatar > View account.

This page will open, and then you’ll have to go to the password change option. Click on Change password.

Now, you login Hotmail account again.

When you click on change password, this box will open, select your alternate email and send the code:

Microsoft will ask the user to enter the Hotmail account email address to receive the security code.

Copy the code from email and paste on code require box.

Enter your email address in the box below and click Submit code. Or if you already have a security code, just click on the I have code to enter the code.

You insert your code that receives.

My code is 8485405. Fill code and click Confirm.

This page will open here, you can put your current password and then put a new password, and once again new password and click on Save.

The password change interface appears. And here you will see the name of your Microsoft account and the items to fill.

  • Current password: Enter the current password.
  • New password: Enter new password. Note, new password is at least 8 characters. You should put numbers and letters in order to increase security.
  • Reenter password: enter the new password correctly.

Underneath, you will be given the option to set my password change every 72 days. By checking this box, the system will inform you that you need to change your password after 72 days from the date of the new password.

Once you have filled out the information, click Save to proceed with the new password setup.

Then a new message board appears with the new password saved and the new password change date.

Now, you have completed the steps to change the new password for Hotmail with very simple steps and easy to implement. You can log out your Hotmail email and login with your new password.

Remember to change your email account password regularly for security reasons.