I'll show you how to set or change it. On January 10, I asked Microsoft for an update on the issue, which still seems only partially resolved. One caveat is: you have to make sure you keep those updated to email addresses you can access. Once the 30 days have passed, the new alternate phone number or email address you selected will take full effect, and you can return to these settings to make further security-related changes. Please try clearing its cookies and cache contact your browser support for assistance to reset it back to its original settings. I am also waiting for interview answers and it is very crucial that I have access there. Reading the instructions let me know that I would have to wait 30 days for access to the security reset page — apparently no hacker is willing to wait that long.
Stay in touch with mobile email access! CarlHedgepeth, We do understand your frustration. Hi Lindy2262, It is possible that you are experiencing this issue because of your browser. I am using Internet explorer. Then each week in The Ask Leo! The art of the mobile email signature It is a good idea, especially when sending business emails from your mobile device, to use a similar signature to your home or work desktop email. We appreciate your willingness to try Outlook.
Newsletter and get a copy of The Ask Leo! So instead of being able to change my password to keep my information safe, someone will have at least 30 days to dig around in my inbox and try to find anything they can to steal my identity or reek havoc. If asked for a answer on the security question, my answer is incorrect. Removing security information is just as easy: click on the Remove link associated with the old or invalid address or phone number that you want to remove. Wow — how did you go straight to the security reset page? Then you have come to the right place! Worth doing just in case of need, in my opinion. If you are currently thinking about or planning to harm yourself or someone else please call , go to the nearest hospital emergency room, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at.
I want comments to be valuable for everyone, including those who come later and take the time to read. Click on your name or photo in the upper right of the page. This prevents a who happens to gain access to your password from making security-related changes to your account — a very common activity. Please one again help me thanks. If so is there a way to cancel the whole phone change thing? Bottom line is that if a hacker gets in to your account account they can do anything. Hello, My name is Marta, I am from Spain and I am living in China.
Start with search, at the top of the page. But I went through the recovery screens all the same just to see what would happen. The part that stretches your rectum out'a shape is that after you upgrade to Outlook, you have to upgrade Firefox. He is now grown up, so we want to link different email and payment stuff to it. I am flying to Spain on Sunday for Christmas and the confirmation number is there, I need it by then, please.
Please help, I am losing business It sounds like your account was hacked and the recovery information was changed. The link Leo provided is spot on and I hope it helped you change your password. Click on the cog icon in the upper right corner of the page next to your name. So to use my Google account on my laptop, I have to change my password. Microsoft is not the only company assuming that you have a cellphone attached to your hand. If you are writing from your mobile device, avoid the urge to use these popular shortcuts. Unfortunately, people are now finding that security codes are getting sent to phones and email addresses they no longer have.
It's easy, and I'll show you how, but it also may be pointless or even harmful. That means your banks, other email addresses, social media… anything that matters to you. This is such a great example of how ridiculous and difficult all things microsoft-based are. We suggest that you optimize your browser by going to this. I then had to log back into my Hotmail account and verify that I had requested access to replace my security information.
Im on an Intel Mac running Tiger. You will never miss an important email or date anymore! Many of us are working professionals who are constantly on the go and need access to our emails and calendars wherever we are in the world. Hello, When I login to hotmail. Nothing better than email on the go Having a smartphone is a big relief — this tiny mobile device is your window to the world, always at your fingertips. Now, after you have done the steps above, try to access your account by going to this link If issue persists, please try to access your account using a different browser or computer to isolate the issue.
I have 3 email addresses and 3 mobile phone numbers associates with my Hotmail account which I can use for verification and recovery. Source Article from Mobile Hotmail and Outlook. Thanks to mobile email, you can check your emails or your online calendar wherever you are. Hi I recently was hacked with a virus and wanted to change passwords. All in all this set up is definitely not ideal for double security protocol. Keeping that security information up to date is critical. As you saw above, it would have allowed us in immediately.