Reset Windows Phone 7 Live ID Password

There might be a time when you might have forgotten the password of the live ID you are using on your windows phone 7 , in such case you can follow the procedure below to reset the password of that live ID.

Please Note: The process for resetting your password is slightly different depending on whether you’ve designated a Trusted PC in Windows Live Essentials. If you’re not sure, just follow the first instructions. You’ll be prompted to follow the right path for your situation.

Reset your password without a trusted PC

1. Go to http://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx.

2. Select I forgot my password, then click Reset your password.

3. Enter your Windows Live ID, type the characters you see in the picture, then click Next.

4. Do one of the following:

  • If the option is available, select Security Question, type the answer, then clickNext.
  • If a message is sent to your email address asking whether you requested a password reset, go to your email account, open the message, and click the link that indicates you made the request. A new page opens in your browser.

5. Type and retype your new password, and click Next.

Reset your password from your trusted PC

1. Go to http://account.live.com/ResetPassword.aspx.

2. Select I forgot my password, then click Reset your password.

3. In the upper right, click Sign in, and sign in with your Windows Live ID.

4. On the Account overview page, next to Password, click Change.

5. Type your old password, type and retype your new password, and click Save.

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