How to Change Windows Live Hotmail Password

Sometimes we think about that, can someone get access to our account password. Yes it can be…! Intelligent / professional users must change their password periodically. It is a good practice to save your Windows Live Hotmail account from intruders. There are two basic scenarios where you would like to change your Hotmail password. 1st is when you need to change your password periodically and the 2nd is when you have forgotten your account password and need to recover it.

How to Change Your Hotmail or Live email Password through Web, following steps to be followed:

Goto and enter your email and password. If you have forgotten password click here



Once you have logged in, you will see the link labeled as “Password and PINs”. Click that,


on the resulting page, you will found information related to “Password”. Fills the field according to the given instructions. You have to enter the correct (current) password in Old Password Field, and then you have to given your new password in other two fields to Change Your Password. Save it,


you will be prompted to the page that contains the new information of your account.
Congratulations you have successfully change your password.


Important Things:

  • Remember that this change will applies to all services like .NET Passport, Hotmail, MSN Messenger and more.
  • If you have set other programs to remember your password, then you will need to type the new password again at first time you use them after the change of password.
  • Even a strong password can be guessed. People who have enough time and computing power can eventually determine any password. To help protect your personal information, security experts recommend that you change your password regularly and avoid repeating the previously used passwords.
2 comments… add one
Hammad October 16, 2009, 3:27 pm

Thanks for the guide to change hotmail password.

samer April 15, 2010, 12:31 pm

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