Microsoft account password recovery, change, and security

If you forgot your password, need to change it, or want to manage security aspects of your account, these resources can guide you.

Resetting your password

Find out how to reset the password to your Microsoft account.

Change your Microsoft account password
Find out how to change your Microsoft account password through your computer or your Xbox console.

Microsoft account password forgotten
Learn how to recover or reset the password for your Microsoft account and how to troubleshoot password reset problems.

Modifying password security

Add password-reset security information to your Microsoft account
Learn how to add password-reset security information.

Add and update security proofs for your Microsoft account
Find out how to manage the security proofs for your Microsoft account.

Remove your Microsoft account password from your Xbox 360 console
Learn how to remove your password from your Xbox console so that you are not automatically signed in.

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