How to recover Outlook password

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How to recover Outlook password

Let's go straight to the heart of the guide by seeing how to recover outlook password, intended as a Webmail service. Below I will explain how to act both from a computer and from a mobile.

From computer

Let's first see how to proceed from computer. All you have to do is connect to the Outlook login page and start the password recovery procedure.


Provide, therefore, to go to the Outlook home page, press the button Log in located at the top right and type theemail address for which you want to login and recover the password, using the appropriate text field. To continue, click on NEXT.


Once this is done, click on the item Forgot password? located at the bottom and, in the screen that is shown to you at this point, choose an option for identity verification. For example, indicate whether you intend to receive the security code by email, at the alternate email address you specified when creating your Outlook account.

To do this, press on the voice Send email to, enter the requested information regarding your account name and press the button Get the code. Alternatively, you can put the check mark on SMS to phone number or you can click on the wording I already have a code, if you already have a verification code and therefore do not need to receive a new one.

To continue, if for example you have chosen to receive the code on your secondary email address, access the latter and open the message received from Microsoft. Then enter, on the Outlook site, the verification code that was delivered to you and press the button NEXT.



If, on the other hand, you have selected the option I already have a code type the verification code that you already have in the text field Code e pigia his NEXT.

If you've enabled XNUMX-Step Verification on your account, you'll also need to provide a second method of verifying your identity. This means that, to continue, you will need to receive an additional security code, using a method other than the one previously chosen, for example a 'authentication app (Eg Microsoft Authenticator for Android and iOS / iPadOS).

At this point, type the new password you intend to use for your Outlook account in the fields New password e Confirm Password and click sul pulsating NEXT, to complete the procedure.

Don't remember the alternate email address you specified in your Microsoft account in the past, or don't have a verification code? Check the box next to the item Non ho alcuna di quete info annexed to the section We need to verify your identity and indicate an alternate e-mail address in the field below the entry Contact email address, to allow Microsoft to contact you and verify your identity by following the instructions that appear on the screen.

Then access the alternate email inbox you just indicated to Microsoft, open the message received by the company, enter the verification code that was delivered to you and presses the button NEXT.


We are almost there: after these steps, type the new password you want to use for your Outlook account in the fields New password e Confirm Password, click here NEXT And that's it.


Give smartphone and tablet

You wish to act from smartphones and tablets? The steps to follow are almost identical to those I indicated in the previous chapter.

Then, go to the main Outlook page, press the button Log in (top right), indicates theemail address to be retrieved in the appropriate text field and, after pressing the button NEXT, tap on the wording Forgot password? at the bottom.

Now, decide which recovery option to use, among those available. If, for example, you wish to recover using the security code to be received via an alternative e-mail address, press the option Send email to, indicate the name of your recovery account and press the button Get the code. If, on the other hand, you want to recover via SMS to phone number, indicates the latter before pressing the button Get the code.

Provide to bring back the verification code you received via email or SMS in the appropriate text field and press the button NEXT. If you have also enabled XNUMX-Step Verification on your account, provide the additional security code using a method other than the one you chose earlier (for example, recovery using aauthentication app, as Microsoft Authenticator for Android and iOS / iPadOS).


Almost there - enter the new password you want to use for your Outlook account in the text fields New password e Confirm Password e fai tap sul pulsating NEXT.

How to recover Microsoft Outlook network password

You came to this guide to know how to recover microsoft outlook network password? In this case, you can take advantage of a free software for Windows that allows you to easily find the passwords set in Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Live Mail and other email clients: Mail PassView.


Therefore, if you have asked yourself "How can I recover my Microsoft Outlook password?" o "How can I recover my Outlook Express password?", the answer is this program compatible with all popular versions of Windows and Microsoft email clients. Let me show you how to use it.

First, go to its download page, scroll through it and click on the item Download Mail PassView in zip file (mailpv.zip), placed at the bottom of the same. When the download is complete, open theZIP archive you obtained, extract the contents to any location, open the file mailpv.exe contained in it and click on the button Yes present in the User Account Control window.

In the main window of the program, you will see a list with the names of the various mail clients that are installed on the PC in use on the computer in the column Application, the username to refer to the columns Name and the e-mail address and the relative access key in correspondence of the columns User e Password.

In case you encounter e-mail login errors, please note that these may be due not only to an incorrect password, but also to an incorrect configuration of the IMAP parameters of the accounts used within the client.

For more information on how to configure Outlook, I refer you to reading the guide I dedicated to the topic. In this other guide, however, you will find the correct parameters of the IMAP servers of the main e-mail services (I suggest you use the IMAP protocol instead of the now obsolete POP3 protocol, if you have configured some accounts through the latter).

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