Windows 10: new email password not working in account settings.

Discus and support new email password not working in account settings. in Browsers and Email to solve the problem; this has happened to me before and I've forgotten how to do this. My work email now changes my login password every 3 months the password doesn't... Discussion in 'Browsers and Email' started by stuartmushlin, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. new email password not working in account settings.


    this has happened to me before and I've forgotten how to do this.
    My work email now changes my login password every 3 months
    the password doesn't work in my surface pro 4 settings.
    In the past, I've somehow had to get a windows generated password to enter in this password entry box.
    I can't seem to remember how to do this
    Help!
    the account I'm trying to log into is a microsoft enterprise work account.

    :)
     
    stuartmushlin, Apr 14, 2017
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  2. Does the user have to change the setup email password on windows phone once the password is changed over the web?

    If you change the password for your email account you will also need to change the password on the phone for that email account. You can do this by tapping Settings > email + accounts > select your gmail account, then scroll down the screen to the Password
    field and input your new password.
     
    Julie fka profjulie, Apr 14, 2017
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  3. Windows 10 mail app will not refresh after account password change

    I am using windows 10. I am using my outlook email account (@live.com) to login to my computer now. I recently changed my password. It took about a two weeks before it synced back to my computer that my password was changed, as I was not able to login
    with my new password, but the old password continued to work. I am now able to use my new password. However the mail app in windows 10 on my computer has not synced the new password. My emails will not refresh, and I continue to get an error message when I
    hit the refresh button. I cannot delete this email account and re-install it, as it is my windows account that I use for the computer. There is no delete option when I go into account settings. When I click on the settings for the email account, it takes
    me to my account settings to my browser. What can I do?
     
    KristenDouglas, Apr 14, 2017
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  4. new email password not working in account settings.

    Hi stuartmushlin. Welcome to the TenForums @stuartmushlin

    When you say generate I immediately think of two step verification and the need to have account "Generate" an app password.

    Do you know if your account is using Two Step verification?

    In any event if you sign into your account using a browser, then head to security, other security options you should find a section for app passwords.

    This is the only password generator I know of where MS generates a password to be used for sign in.


    Ken
     
    Caledon Ken, Apr 14, 2017
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