Secure your Outlook account by requiring a new password every 72 days

Discussion in 'Outlook.com' started by THERESA, Nov 18, 2013.

  1. THERESA

    THERESA Customer Service Staff Member

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    To help protect your Outlook.com account we recommend that you enable the feature that requires a password change every 72 days.

    Go to your Outlook settings, then select Account Details:

    Outlook settings.JPG Outlook account details.JPG

    The, click Password in the left side navigation:

    Outlook Password.JPG

    Last, enter your current password, a new password, and check the box that reads Make me change my password every 72 days:

    Outlook change password every 72 days.JPG

    When you are done click Save

    To get tips for creating strong passwords:

    http://www.emailquestions.com/email-articles/97-why-you-need-strong-passwords-protect-them.html

    We also recommend turning on 2-step login verification for your Microsoft accounts:

    http://www.emailquestions.com/hotma...uthentication-login-verification-hotmail.html
     


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