How to Change Outlook Email Password Windows 10 / 11

On your windows 10 or 11 computer if you have forgotten microsoft password or want to change microsoft outlook password then you can easily change microsoft outlook passwords and if you have forgotten your microsoft outlook password then you can reset microsoft outlook password by using forgot password on outlook login screen and restore or change outlook email password as well on windows computer.

How to Change Outlook Email Password Windows

Change Outlook Email Password on windows 11 or 10

The Following methods will help you change outlook password on windows computer easily. 

Step 1: Open outlook on your windows computer

Step 2: Click on profile icon on top right hand side

Step 3: Now, click on my Microsoft Account and your Microsoft account details page will be displayed.

Step 4: Now, Click on Change Password

Step 5: Under password security tab -> click on change password

Step 6: Now, Enter your current password and enter New Password and check the check box here -> make me change my password for 72 days to keep your microsoft account safe and secure.

That’s it, this is how you change microsoft outlook email password on windows 10 or 11 and change and update microsoft with new password easily.

Change Outlook Email Password of Hosting email On Outlook App on Windows Computer

Step 1: In windows search -> Search for control panel and open it.

Step 2: In control panel -> Click on System and Security and search for Mail in control panel search bar.

Step 3: Double click on Mail App

Step 4: Click on Email Accounts

Step 5: Select your microsoft outlook account from the list of email accounts and Click on Change on top.

Step 6: You can’t change password from here – your password should be changed where your email is hosted and use webmail and change the outlook of web hosted email account and by simply editing here on outlook here and changing password will not reflect or change password of your outlook hosting email account. 

You can change the password if it asks you to update the password and if the password you enter here doesn’t match the password that you have set on your email hosting account (webmail) then it will not login to your outlook account.

Reset Microsoft Outlook Password or Forgot Microsoft Outlook Password

If you forgot your microsoft outlook password then you need to click on forgot password option and enter your microsoft email address or text message for your mobile number linked to your microsoft account and microsoft will send you email verification code and verify microsoft account code and change microsoft account outlook with new password and update your microsoft outlook password.

How to Change Password in Outlook 365

To change Microsoft Outlook 365 password you need to login to Microsoft account 365 and then go to settings -> Password section and enter your old password and enter new password for outlook 365 and confirm.

Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga
Lakshmi Durga is Senior Content Writer and Author and Also a Senior Editorial Team Member at A Savvy Web for More than 5 Years and She writes about technology related subject troubleshooting guides and helps users to solve issues. She has a Degree of Bachelor of Technology (Btech) from Kakatiya University and (Master of Technology) Mtech at Kakatiya University and JNTU university and is a real time Technology expert. She is a Real time Tech Expert and enthusiastic and has an Expertize in this technology area and writes specially on troubleshooting guides, solutions and tips and fixes and how to articles on Tech Related subjects like iPhone, Android, iOS, Smart tv and other tech related information.

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