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I have been locked out of my e-mail account due to attempted

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I have been locked out of my e-mail account due to attempted illegal access. I have contacted outlook.com. They texted me a security pass number which I entered and reset a new password ***** still can't access my e mail. I a still getting a message saying we canot access your mail as your account has been updated and the passwordis not recognised
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Microsoft
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question, my name is ***** ***** I look forward to assisting you.
Please note, click on Reply to Expert to reply to me, a rating is only needed when we are finished.
Can you tell me which internet browser you are using please. eg: Internet Explorer?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

internet explorer

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Thanks John,
As the first step I want to reset Internet Explorer
Please do the following in Internet Explorer
Click Tools (the gear wheel top right) than Internet Options
Click on the General Tab and Delete all Temporary Internet Files.
Than click the Advance Tab and click Reset
Then restart the computer and try to sign in.
Let me know the results please
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

I followed your steps but still no access

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Ok, now click on my link to reset the password *****
https://account.live.com/resetpassword.aspx
If you follow the steps carefully, you will then be able to have the password ***** and use the new password ***** sign into your account.
Let me know the results please
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Followed reset instructions, received access code via text, entered it and reset password. Tried to access e-mail account with new password ***** still being told password ***** and so cannot sync with your account

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Tell me John the part of your email address before and after the @ but not the actual email address (else it gets blocked here)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

johnandannice live.co.uk

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
please tell me the last four digits of your cell phone
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

0821

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
please tell me the code you got on the cell
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
(###) ###-####/p>
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
please give me the next code
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
(###) ###-####/p>
Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.

ok, its all working now Sign in using password (exactly as listed with capitals) XXXXXXXXXX Let me know the results please

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes Logged in ok Thank you

Expert:  Richard replied 2 years ago.
Your welcome
If you would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.
And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
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