How to change Hotmail password

Windows Live Hotmail is a free email service provided by the Microsoft Corporation. It is very popular now with millions of users around the world. In this article we will show you how to change the Hotmail password to protect your account.


Before changing Hotmail password be careful and keep your new password safe. Forgot Hotmail password or to recover a Hotmail password we will discuss in other post.

When you change the password for a Hotmail account, it will change the password for all of the Windows Live services.

Follow these step-by-step instructions to change your hotmail account:

Step 1: Go to and login to your Hotmail account

Step 2: Click on the profile image in the right top corner -> choose View Account.


Step 3: Here, select Change password


Then, you need to log in to your Hotmail account.

Step 4: Change the Hotmail password interface appears, type your current password and 2 times the new password that you want and select Save.


You can tick on the box beside“Make me change my password line every 72 days”: The system will alert you to change your password every 72 days after the date you change password.


Once receiving the message “Your password was changed on ……” your Hotmail password has been changed successfully and you can log in to your Hotmail with new password.







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