This can be done easily even if you are unable to sign in. Sep 1st, 2014 10:02 amYep, what I thought. This post covers the various stumbling blocks. Or if you logged in at your house and then your mothers within 5 minutes. Step 5: On the Change your Microsoft account password screen, enter your old password current password , type the new password and then reenter the new password before clicking Next button. You can also try posting something in a Microsoft forum.
I have tried contacting customer support, but you can't speak to an actual person!!! Microsoft account owners may reset passwords online as well. That is, I could provide all the information because I simply copied it from my Outlook. The thing says it is windows 10. Upon closer inspection we see that the actual sender is clare. So I have all the information about the account, including the correct password, I am signed in and have access to the account settings, but I am unable to unblock the account for other machines. About a week ago I was informed by Microsoft that it appeared that someone else was using my account. Once entered, click Next button.
Sep 1st, 2014 9:58 amWhile the nature of the email looks like a classic phishing email. Some people claim that an advantage of a Microsoft account is that you can easily recover your Microsoft account password. Type in the password and then click Next button. She's 72 and we gave her a cell phone but she wont get rid of it and good thing because how would I have gotten my blood pressure to 185 without it to contact Microsoft and listen to them read script after script and ignore my issue while pretending that they give a rats ass about me as a customer and the problems that their ridiculous security protocol was causing me. Great choice for managing a single computer. I have never went off on someone so bad in my life.
Please note that local user account cannot be reset the login screen unless you have a password reset disk. In this article we'll show you two methods to reset lost Microsoft account password in Windows 10. This method will also allow you to access all of your Microsoft account's local files. If you are lucky one of the moderators will forward your problem to the right persons. Reset password, did the security code, phone code, and google authenticator scan code verifications as per log in screens. And no forum, software or hack is helpful either. I cannot get to any other page.
I had the same problem with two test accounts and in both cases I was unable to get access again. First email from , asking to verify my email, then the second is a password reset code. If someone else has access to your account, they have your password and might be trying to access your personal information or send junk email. Step 9: Your Microsoft account password has been recovered successfully, go to your Windows 10 device, and log in with the new password. Just answer the three security questions to reset the account passwords.
I mean, in both cases I had the correct passwords and access to the recovery email account. I do not use that one. Microsoft will never send you a password reset or ask you to verify your account unless you initiated the request by choosing to reset your password. It just seems that I am going around in a continuous circle! If anyone has any ideas, it would be greatly appreciated. Windows 10 users who forgot the password of a user account cannot sign in to that account anymore.
Tips: If you have turned on the two-step verification, you can't recover your Microsoft account password this way. At first it looks like the email is sent from Outlook Office 365 or Microsoft. The first thing you have to do is create a new local account for your Windows 10 machine. Sign-in is blocked It is interesting to note that I had not forgotten my password when I started the procedure. Following are three easy methods to reset and change Microsoft account password in Windows 10. And if you have a security received from Microsoft, click I have a code link as shown in above picture. Have used this method for years successfully on various computers.
I can get it to go online with my router but there is no programs available to run a reset on line. If you cannot open an old email or forgot a password or accidentally put in the wrong or misspelled recovery email you are up a creek. The solution is straightforward for Microsoft accounts as it is possible to reset the account password online. In the meantime there is an important was sent to me from the phone insurance that I needed to print sign and scan back to them. Just got this few minutes a go. Spammers use this technique to circumvent spam filters and unfortunately it works. Lost password without Internet access Another problem exists with resetting a Microsoft account password if you use the password to sign in to your Windows 8 or Windows 10 machine.
Here is how to change or reset your Microsoft account password in Windows 10. Step 13: Enter as much correct info as you can to find back your Microsoft account password. Step 6: Enter the security code and then click Next button to see the actual password reset screen. The difference between Google and Microsoft seems to be that a person looks into this in such cases. Note that you now need to use this new password not only to sign-in to Windows 10 but also to access other Microsoft services such as OneDrive and Outlook.