Hotmail is a secure web mail service. In most of the cases, the user may forget the password or email account has been compromised. Whatever Hotmail accounts are secure, losing Hotmail account can be a big loss. We don’t want that to happen to Hotmail users. So I have decided to help people to Recover Hotmail account.
In case your Hotmail account hacked by someone, if the hacker changed the password then you can follow the below method to reset the password or gain access to your Hotmail email account. If your registered mobile number and alternative email address changes then you have other options. That is security questions. If you have added security questions to your Hotmail account then you can easily recover your Hotmail account from the hackers. Follow the below steps to reset your Hotmail password.
Many people due to various reasons forget their Hotmail Password. In order to help them, I wrote this Hotmail account password recovery guide hope it helps.
Hotmail Forgot or Reset Password
If you forgot your Hotmail Password then you can’t login to your Hotmail account. If you want to reset your password, you can follow the below steps.
- Go to www.hotmail.com, since Hotmail is owned by Microsoft, you will be redirected to Hotmail login page i.e, “live.com”
- Enter your registered Hotmail Address and click on next
- As you forgot the password for Hotmail Login, you can click on “Forgotten my password” which is available below the password box.
- Clicking on Forgot password will take you to verification page, where you have to prove that you are the owner of that registered email address you enter.
- In two ways you can prove that you are the owner of that registered Hotmail account. One by OTP verification through a registered mobile number or other by Alternative email address.
- If you have registered mobile number with you, then simply generate OTP. You will get OTP within 5 mins, and submit the OTP. This will let you reset your password. In case if you don’t have registered mobile number with you, then you can verify through alternative email address.
- A verification email sent to your alternative email address on your request which is been added to your Hotmail Account during Hotmail Sign up.
- After verification, create new password for Hotmail login account.
This way you can reset your Hotmail password when you forget the password.
If your Hotmail account suspended or blocked due to invalid activity or Spam, then to recover your Hotmail account, you have to contact Hotmail Support. Hotmail Support is very friendly and responsive. They will respond to your issues within 24 hours.
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1. What if I don’t get One Time Password on registered Mobile Number?
If you don’t get OTP on your registered mobile number, then you have to select other options which are available. You can choose verification through Alternative Email Address. Still, if you face any issue, you can contact Hotmail support
2. How much time Will it take to get a reply from Hotmail Support?
In most of the cases, Hotmail support team contacts within few hours. If the support team is busy, then it will take a maximum of 24hours. Within 24hours you will get a reply from a live support person.
Conclusion: Hotmail is one of best and user-friendly free webmail service. Even the Hotmail Support team also very responsive. Hence, in case if you face any issue in accessing or using your Hotmail account, then feel free to comment below or contact us. We are always here to assist you. In case if you have any other suggestions for us, feel free to let us know. We are ready to take feedback from our users.