Outlook Account Recovery Process
How can you recover your forgotten password of Outlook?
When we forget our password, we usually think that our account has been lost. We panic because we think we can never get our account back. But this is not so. We have a chance to recover our account. Yes this is true. Let us proceed to the recovery process.
The steps that can be taken for Outlook account recovery are:
v The first step is to open a password reset page in your browser.
v Click "I forgot my password" at the top of the page and click on the next one at the bottom of the page.
v Then, you have to enter your email address for which you want to reset the password.
v You can also enter your phone number if you are with this account.
v The next step is to enter the verification code. You have to type the code in the box below the email address field. If you wish, you can click on the new one to reset the code. However, numbers and letters in the code are case-sensitive.
v Click Next.
v Then, you have to select the account reset option. If you do not have a backup phone number, you have your email. Enter a backup email and follow the on-screen instructions.
v The next step is to enter a phone number or email address. You can either type your full email address under the Email option or you can type the last four digits of your phone number under the text option.
v Click on Send Code. This is the blue button present at the bottom of the page. This will help you to get your recovery code at your email address or phone number.
v Obtain the recovery code from your email or message and enter the recovery code in the text field in the middle of the page and click on Next. You will be taken to the password reset page as soon as you entered the mail with the received code.
v Enter the new password in the "New Password" field and then type in the box below and click on Next.
v Click Next when prompted. Once you click on it, you will be taken back to the sign-in page where you can sign in to your account using your new password.
These above steps are necessary for Outlook account recovery. If you are facing this problem, you can follow these steps.