Recovery of passwords and lost hotmail account options

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What are my options if i want to recover my passwords and my lost hotmail accounts?

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Answered By 0 points N/A #118263

Recovery of passwords and lost hotmail account options

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How long have you been using your Hotmail account and when was the last time you had access to it? You see free Windows Live Hotmail accounts only become inactive if you no longer sign in to them for 120 days, or if it’s newly created, within the first 10 days after signing up for them.

Once an account is no longer active, everything in it like folders, messages, and contacts were deleted, however your account name or Hotmail email account was still reserved. After 90 days though from the 120thday and you haven’t tried accessing the account again, then it may be permanently deleted.

Also, if your Windows LIVE ID is not in-used for 365 days, then it is going to be permanently deleted. If you want to try to gain access to it and can’t, you may recover your password either by clicking on the “Forgot Password” link or you can get help from the Windows LIVE ID Password Reset technical team by filling out a form proving the ownership of your account.

Please go to the following websites for further assistance in regaining access of your old Hotmail accounts:
https://account.live.com/password/reset

Answered By 567010 points N/A #118265

Recovery of passwords and lost hotmail account options

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Recovering your lost Hotmail account and password usually means resetting your account’s password and generating a new one.

The new password is usually generated by the system as your temporary password so you can login to your account again. Here’s how you can reset your Windows Live Hotmail password:

  • First, go to Microsoft account | Reset your password.
  • Select I forgot my password then click Reset your password.
  • Under Windows Live ID, enter your Windows Live Hotmail address.
  • Under Characters, enter the characters from the captcha.
  • Click Next.
  • If you have provided an alternate email address for your Windows Live Hotmail account:

    • Make sure Email me a reset link is selected under Select an option for resetting your password.
    • Click Next.
    • Open the message from Windows Live Team with the subject Windows Live Password Reset at your alternate email address.
    • Follow the link under If you requested this password reset, go here.
  • Under New password and Retype new password, enter your new password.
  • Click Continue and then Done.

For other information, you may visit About.com – Email | How to Recover a Lost Windows Live Hotmail Password.

Answered By 10 points N/A #118266

Recovery of passwords and lost hotmail account options

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If secondary email address is not present  in your Windows Live Hotmail account than following steps surely help you-
You have to Open the Windows Live account recovery form.
 
In the account recovery form enter your Windows Live Hotmail email address under Windows Live ID:.
And after this you have to type an alternate email address  you are trying to recover under Contact email and press continue
 

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