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Why and how to reset your Account Live password?

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Account Live is a one-stop destination to access Security, Payment & Billing, Privacy, Family, Devices, Subscriptions, and other information about your Microsoft products and services’ subscriptions. Creating an account at account.live.com doesn’t require any specialization as the basic knowledge of the internet and account creation is enough.

 

What if you try every single combination, you think you can use for keeping your account password, for accessing your Microsoft account, but failed? Well, the simplest solution is to perform the Account Live password reset process.

 

Why?

 

The title of this article says that why to execute Account Live com password reset steps? A one line answer to this question is “when you forget your current Account Live password”.

 

How?

 

In this segment, we will tell you how to reset your Account Live password. Before proceeding, recall whether the two-step authentication is turned on or off. The steps for the Account Live com password reset totally depends on this factor because if it is on, then only you can reset your Account Live password via the below-mentioned process:

  1. Go to http://account.live.com/password/reset
  2. Enter your registered email address or phone number
  3. Once you click Next, Microsoft will send you a password reset code
  4. Log in to your email ID and then find an email with title “Microsoft Password Reset”
  5. Open it, you will find the password reset code
  6. Copy this code, and paste it on the Account Live Password Reset page
  7. Now, enter your new password
  8. Type it again in the next textbox for the verification
  9. Click Submit

Congratulations, you have successfully changed your password. Use it with your existing email address to log in to your Microsoft account. In case, if you haven’t enabled the two-step authentication, then follow what’s instructed below:

  1. Visit account.live.com/acsr
  2. Enter your current email address
    1. As you can’t access this email, so provide an alternate email address to receive the password reset code
  3. Type an alternate email address in the next field
    1. In case, if you don’t have any other email, then select “Create a new one with Outlook.com”
    2. Provide your name and last name and other required information
    3. Complete the sign up process
  4. Enter the newly created ID in the next field
  5. Now, enter the captcha code
  6. Click Submit, and then on the next page, set a new password for your account

During the process, if you find any difficulty, then connect to the Account Live support team.

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