Windows 10: how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account

Discus and support how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account in Windows 10 Software and Apps to solve the problem; The Microsoft account Security tab in Account Settings is according to docs supposed to have a place to change the recovery/alternative email to use if... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Software and Apps' started by JonathanLCampbell, May 28, 2022.

  1. how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account


    The Microsoft account Security tab in Account Settings is according to docs supposed to have a place to change the recovery/alternative email to use if the account password is lost or locked out or hacked. I need to change the one that was established when I created a new Outlook.com account. But the recovery/alternate account does not appear to be there. Perhaps moved to another tab? I'm not a novice, it appears to me something is wrong with the account interface. Maybe I'm missing something?

    :)
     
    JonathanLCampbell, May 28, 2022
    #1
  2. alvez Win User

    outlook account config

    SO today my friend asked me if i could post this question on the forum:



    He wants to configure a outlook account with 1 email, with that outlook account he wants to run the same account in 2 diferent computers he wants the both computer to be connected in network, for example:



    • he receives a email and that email is sent to each computer;
    • he deletes a email from one computer and it also deletes on the other;
    • he moves a email to a folder it also moves on the other computer;
    If you guys can help me would be nice!
    how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account [​IMG]
    thanks!
     
    alvez, May 28, 2022
    #2
  3. How to add a Microsoft email account to Outlook 2016

    I saw an old post describing the steps to add an msn.com email account to Microsoft Outlook. It had to be done manually selecting the first option and using blu404.m.hotmail as the server. If I try to do the same, however, I get an error message saying that the server can't be reached.

    How can I add a Microsoft email account (hotmail/outlook) to desktop Outlook? I can use this email account in Outlook Live, (it shows Outlook Mail in the upper left corner of my emails), but I can't add it to Outlook 2016 from Office Professional. I was able to add an @att.net email account, but I don't know what to do for a Microsoft account.

    If I try to add it without any manual steps I get an error message saying (more or less): "an encrypted email did not work, try and unencrypted email", but that does not work either. Clearly, some manual configuration is needed: please guide me along the required steps. In case it matters, my password is 8 characters long.
     
    Karen Clayton, May 28, 2022
    #3
  4. how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account

    email account hacked. please help

    Also may I suggest you change email accounts to one of the following.....

    Gmail
    Outlook

    The reason is they both use "Step two verification". This style of verification means even if a hacker gets your password they cannot log in to your account. You see every time someone try's to log in that hasn't been verified you will get a text or a phone call giving you a final code to log in. Its very easy and simple to setup also. The great thing is once you setup your Email application with a specific "application password" from that account you never have to log in again AND your account is protected from being logged in from foreign entities.

    I like the new outlook personally however Gmail is also damn good. Gmail also has an IP tracker that allows you to see WHERE the account has been logged in from. Anyway let us know if you wanna change over and have any questions. We will be happy to help and welcome to TPU!
     
    TheMailMan78, May 28, 2022
    #4
Thema:

how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account

Loading...
  1. how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account - Similar Threads - change recovery email

  2. how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account: The Microsoft account Security tab in Account Settings is according to docs supposed to have a place to change the recovery/alternative email to use if the account password is lost or locked out or hacked. I need to change the one that was established when I created a new...
  3. how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account

    in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    how to change recovery email for Microsoft/Outlook.com account: The Microsoft account Security tab in Account Settings is according to docs supposed to have a place to change the recovery/alternative email to use if the account password is lost or locked out or hacked. I need to change the one that was established when I created a new...
  4. Changing Email On Microsoft Account

    in Windows 10 Gaming
    Changing Email On Microsoft Account: Hi,I have forgotten my password for my outlook account for user for windows account and have failed to reset the password. I have another outlook account I cant as I cannot login to it. Is there anyway to change this email without making a new user?...
  5. Changing Email On Microsoft Account

    in Windows 10 Software and Apps
    Changing Email On Microsoft Account: Hi,I have forgotten my password for my outlook account for user for windows account and have failed to reset the password. I have another outlook account I cant as I cannot login to it. Is there anyway to change this email without making a new user?...
  6. Changing Email On Microsoft Account

    in Windows 10 Customization
    Changing Email On Microsoft Account: Hi,I have forgotten my password for my outlook account for user for windows account and have failed to reset the password. I have another outlook account I cant as I cannot login to it. Is there anyway to change this email without making a new user?...
  7. Email. Outlook account

    in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging
    Email. Outlook account: Hello I have just clicked on my mail icon and the mail opened as per usual then suddenly disappeared and I had to click again and the same thing is happening .It opens then goes back to my desktop screen. The mail will not stay open. Can anyone help...
  8. Change the email on the microsoft account

    in Microsoft Windows 10 Store
    Change the email on the microsoft account: Hi - Id like to change the main email on my microsoft account to my actual email addres instead of the .onmicrosoft.com one? Then I can actually link up my onedrive properly? at the moment its like two different accounts and the current email is far too long! Windows 10...
  9. Change email for Microsoft account

    in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security
    Change email for Microsoft account: I purchased a new laptop but my email is already connected to the Microsoft account of my daughter. Could you help me with advice how to separate our Microsoft accounts but not to lose content we have saved?...
  10. Microsoft Outlook email account

    in Browsers and Email
    Microsoft Outlook email account: I would like to know how I delete a outlook email account because it has been compromised 69247