Articles tagged: recovery code
Two-factor authentication is an important tool to keep accounts secure, but prepare for losing the second factor so you don’t lose your account.
Possession of a Microsoft account recovery code is proof you are the account owner and should be allowed in should you ever lose account access.
When your email is suddenly accessed from a new location, it could mean someone other than you is trying to log in. Email providers like Outlook.com watch for this.
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.