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.
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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
Hotmail is undoubtedly one of the best webmail services, Microsoft has taken very into account security in its email service is getting better. In its last update where Hotmail happened to be called Outlook and had a great change of interface and adds many services and tools.
If you want to keep your Hotmail / Outlook email safely, we’ll give you some tips to keep in mind:
Using Secure Passwords
This is one of the most important options in the security of your email, so you must use strong and secure passwords to prevent them from deciphering or guessing your password with some hacking software.
Secure password features
- Microsoft believes that a secure password is one that contains between 7 and 16 characters, does not include common words or names, and combines uppercase, lowercase, numbers, and symbols.
- You also have the option to use a random password generator, but it is not the most recommended forms because they are difficult to remember.
- Do not use a single word for your password.
- No personal information: no names, date of birth or identity documents.
- No repeated words or word sequences.
- No word extracted from dictionaries.