In case you have forgotten your password for your Hotmail account and you do not have the same mobile phone number that you used when you created and configured your Hotmail account. I will explain to you in a clearer and simpler way how to recover my e-mail account.
For this type of cases, the answer is given by Microsoft via a link that takes us to a recovery page https://account.live.com/resetpassword.aspx. From previous link you can recover the access to your Hotmail account, from the same you will be asked questions about registration, you will be asked security questions to put the answers that you have previously configured. If you remember us either. On the first screen of the recovery page, choose the scenario that applies to you, which in this case would be “I forgot my password” and click Next.
Recover password and access to Hotmail
Then on the next screen, enter the address of our Hotmail account that we must recover and then we follow the steps to add the characters that appear on the screen, these are for the system to know that you are not a robot and can spam, Then next.
Now we can have several options to prove our identity and recover access to the Hotmail account. You can send a security code to the alternate email address, which we have provided in our registration at the time of the two-step verification. The other way is to send the same code in a text message or voice call to our mobile number or landline number that appears on our account, just like happens when we installed WhatsApp. Continue reading
Creating a Hotmail account will bring you a lot of benefits, since the company Microsoft has put a lot of work on security in the login processes. The most important measure is the possibility of introducing verification in two stages. This is an extra step to the main login process where we place the access password.
The two-step verification process requires the user to enter their registered phone number and also a secondary email address. It is not necessary to have a new Hotmail account to access this security option, if you have an existing Hotmail account, you can configure it logged in to it and enter account configuration.
Hotmail Sign Up
From there we can activate the process of verification in two steps, although the security is superior many users complain about receiving the code in a message on their mobile phone or their alternate email address, it takes longer. In my opinion it does not take more than a minute and it is not a long time knowing that it is a security measure that will give us more privacy and prevents hacking in our account of Hotmail. Continue reading
If you have an email message and you want to send it to a specific group of people from your Hotmail account, or you must do it through the contact lists. Keeping in mind that the message you send to a list of contacts will reach all the addresses that are in it. The process of creating a contact list in Hotmail is something very simple that we will explain step by step in this simple tutorial.
How to create a contact group in Hotmail
Sign in to Hotmail. Then inside the inbox we can see in the upper left corner of the screen an icon with several squares we click on it and choose the “People” button. Then we click on “New” and select Contact List. Enter a name for the list and then add members inside the box and the different emails you want to add, finally when we finish, we click on “Save”.
How to send an e-mail to a group in Hotmail
In the same way we go to the People button, inside the icon that is in the upper left corner of a screen, then click on the drop down menu to the right of My contacts and select Lists, then click In Send Email. Add a subject, type the message and click Send. Continue reading
The two-step verification mode when logging in to Hotmail will give us more security. Because it adds to the traditional password, the need to place a security code that will be sent by mobile phone or your alternative or secondary address to log in to your email account.
The Hotmail account allows us to access all Microsoft services, just like with a Gmail account we access all Google services, both are synchronized with several services that a single session can enter both OneDrive, Office Online, Skype , Windows Phone (our mobile phone), etc. This allows us in case of losing the mobile phone to recover contacts and photos again if we choose to synchronize in the cloud.
It is always preferable to prevent situations that may cause us problems in the future, so we recommend that you activate the two-step verification feature of your Microsoft account.
Enable two-step verification
To activate it we must go to https://account.live.com/proofs/Manage and log in with your Hotmail / Microsoft account. Then check the security code sent by SMS or email to you if you previously set the mobile phone number or alternate email address for your account.
The first thing to do before enabling 2-step verification is to add your alternate phone number or email.
Now if you can complete and the verification mode in two steps as a login, entering the access to security changes that we leave a few paragraphs above and then receive the security code in our email and send an alternative to search for the option “Verification in two steps”as we see in the previous image.
Then we click on “next” and as we can see in the following image we must choose how to enable two-step verification, through an app, alternative or secondary email or your mobile phone number, where you will receive the code check. Once the configuration is complete, you can start to feel much more relaxed and secure about your information in your Hotmail / Outook account. The function can be disabled at any time.
If you have any doubts about how to perform the operation leave us in the comments all your doubts that we will respond quickly. Do not forget that if you have a Hotmail / Outlook account you can get one free from hotmail.com.