How do I get a Microsoft account recovery code?
Once you’ve passed this additional layer of security, you’ll land on the “Security settings” page. Scroll down and look for the section labeled “Recovery code”. Click on Get recovery code (or Replace recovery code if you already have one). Your new recovery code is displayed.
What do I do if I can’t recover my Microsoft account?
If you cannot recover your account, please go to https://account.live.com/acsrand submit a separate support request to Microsoft account recovery support to get a new password. Please do let us know if you need further assistance, we’ll be glad to assist you.
How do I recover my Windows Live ID?
Navigate to the Microsoft Reset Password webpage (see Resources). Choose “I Forgot My Password” and click the “Reset Password” link. Type your Windows Live ID, which is the email address you used when you created your account. Type the verification code provided and click “Next.”
How do I contact Microsoft to reset my password?
Recover your Microsoft account online. Enter your Email, phone, or Skype name in the first box if you know it. In the Contact email address text box, type an email address where we can contact you or send your password reset link. Note that this email address should be different from the one you’re trying to recover.
How do I get a recovery code?
For iOS / Android devices:
- Log in to your account via your iOS / Android device.
- Go to “Settings”.
- Press “Recovery code”.
- Note down the recovery code and keep it in a safe place.
How do I contact Microsoft about a locked account?
Go to https://account.microsoft.com and sign in to your locked account. Enter a phone number to request a security code be sent to you via text message. This can be any phone that can receive text messages. After the text arrives, enter the security code into the web page.
How do I find my 25 digit recovery code?
Located on that page, under the following — “Security info up to date? Explore more options to keep your account secure” — will be a link to the Account recovery code. It is a 25-digit, alpha-numeric code. You can use your recovery code if you lose access to your security info.
How to fill out the Microsoft account recovery form?
Help with the Microsoft account recovery form 1 If you couldn’t reset your password. This step assumes you’ve tried Step 1: Reset a forgotten Microsoft account password, but your attempt wasn’t successful. 2 Before you begin filling out the form. 3 More tips when filling out the recovery form. 4 After you submit the form.
How long does it take to recover Microsoft account?
Microsoft will review your answers and respond within 24 hours. Improve your chances to successfully recover your account by reading through the following guidance first. Important: The account recovery form can only be used if two-step verification isn’t turned on.
How can I recover my Microsoft email account?
If you don’t have another email account that you can access, you can create a temporary outlook.com account for free by selecting Create one at the Microsoft account sign in page. Note: The working email account you provide will only be used to contact you about your account recovery form and won’t be used for any other purpose.
What happens if I Forget my Microsoft account verification code?
If you forget your password, or if someone else is trying to take over your account, we send a verification code to that alternate email or phone number. When you give the code back to us, we know that you’re really you so we can help get you back into your Microsoft account.