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Bryan, Computer Support Specialist
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How do I change my Hotmail password (running Windows 8.1)?

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How do I change my Hotmail password (running Windows 8.1)?

Hi, and thank you for asking your question!

Are you able to access your Hotmail account itself? If so, please do this now:

1. Login to your Hotmail account at

2. Once logged in, click on the gear icon at the top-right, then click 'Options'.

3. Under 'Managing your account', click 'Account details'.

4. Sign in one more time, when prompted.

5. Click 'Security and password' in the left pane.

6. Here, you should be able to change your account's password *****

Hope this helps. If you face any issues while carrying out the steps, just reply back to me below.

Thank you!

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Also, if you are looking to change the password ***** your MS Windows account itself, the steps might be different. In that case, just let me know - and I'll provide you with a different set of steps to follow.

Keep me posted!