I see people lose access to their important accounts all the time. Most frustrating is that it’s often their own fault that they can’t regain access.
A recovery code created in advance can help you avoid losing access to your Microsoft account. I’ll show you how to create a recovery code.
Mobile numbers are an important component of Hotmail and Outlook.com security. I’ll review how to change the mobile number and keep it up to date.
If you don’t have access to your account recovery phone number or alternate email address, there is a process you can go through to regain access to your account – maybe.
If your account has not actually been hacked, there’s little you can do to find out who’s trying to log in as you. But there are steps you can take to protect yourself from would-be hackers and phishing scams.
Many online services request that you provide additional information such as your phone number. I’ll look at how that’s typically used and why it’s a good thing.