Change your Hotmail password (Windows Live password)

During Hotmail sign up, when you created your email account, you had to choose a password to sign in; while Windows Live Hotmail includes an option to let you automatically ask for and change your password every few weeks (a setting which needs to be turned on manually), your login password stays the same unless and until you change it yourself. This page explains how to change your Hotmail password (which is also your Windows Live password, used in all other Windows Live services, like the Messenger chat client).


Choose a different password for your Hotmail account

This is how you change your Hotmail sign in password:

Tip: if you have checked your Hotmail account from a public computer or another unfamiliar location, you may want to change your password, just to be safe!

Tutorial last updated on November 26, 2011
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