Hotmail is a mail service provide by Microsoft. Hotmail is the most trusted email service and thus it is used widely in many organizations. Outlook takes cares for the security of its customer and thus it is used for sending and receiving professional mails by firms in big and famous companies. Other than this hotmail is also used worldwide for personal mail transfer.
Anyone who wishes to use hotmail mail service must have an online account on hotmail or on Microsoft. Anyone can easily create a hotmail mail by completing the registration process. After this every time you want to use hotmail mail service you need to login in to your account. A hotmail user can login by a hotmail id and password.
To maintain a secure login and use over hotmail one must take care of several aspects. One must keep a strong password. One must remember it and should change it after fix interval of time so that a hotmail hacker can never hack your account.
To keep a secured password follows these rules:
- Minimum length of hotmail Passwords must be at least8 characters.
- The maximum number of characters allowed in hotmail password is 16.
- A hotmail password must contain at least two of this: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.
- Unlike in other mail service in hotmail a new password can be the same as a previous one.
- Use combination of lowercase & uppercase letters, numbers and symbols for a strong password
To restore forgotten password:
- Go to hotmail account
- Click on can’t access my account option
- Then enter the reason for Why can’t you sign in
- Now select I forgot my password option and then click next.
- Now enter Microsoft account and then enter the Captcha code.
- In a new page select Reset your password option.
- Now choose the new strong password
- And process is completed
To change hotmail password:
- Open hotmail mail account
- Then Click hotmail password change option of hotmail
- Click on reason for change of your password then click next.
- After this enters the email address that you entered at the time of making of your Microsoft account.
- Enter the Captcha code then click next.
- After this in a new screen enter your new password and click next
- And then password is changed. From next time you need to login with your new password.