To increase the security of your Hotmail account, you should regularly change your password. Here are instructions on how to change your password on Hotmail – Outlook.
First, you access the Outlook account, formerly the Hotmail account by typing in the username and password. After a successful login, your e-mail inbox.
You click on your Avatar at the top right corner of the mailbox, then select View account.
Next, click on the More actions link, You will see on the Password and Security info screen, click the Change Password link under that section.
The screen will show you how to change the password. In the Current Password field, enter the old password. New password field to enter the new password, then type a new password in Reenter password field.
After completing the password, choose Save to save.
– The password you just changed is used for all Microsoft accounts. So when you sign in to Windows 8, SkyDrive or Skype, you’ll need to enter a new password.
If you want to maximize your security, you can enable the password change feature after 72 days by ticking the Make me change my password every 72 days check box.