Microsoft® Outlook® 2010 Password Change and Recovery
Get to know more about Microsoft Outlook 2010 password change and recovery
Microsoft Outlook is a database which allows you to send, receive and manage e-mails, and at the same time, manage your contacts and calendar, including business associates and friends. The latest version of Microsoft Outlook, Outlook 2010, has many more advanced features and tools as compared to earlier versions including Outlook 2003 and 2007. But no matter how advanced your database is, you have to keep it protected by way of a secure password. Even the experts suggest that you should change your passwords every now and then so that no one can misuse your e-mail account, even if they gain access to your old password.
In the following points, you will come to know about how to do an Outlook 2010 password change and also how to recover it in case you forget it:
- Need for Outlook 2010 Password Change
- How to do Outlook 2010 Password Change
- How to Recover Outlook 2010 Password
Need for Outlook 2010 Password Change
You may need to change your Outlook 2010 password if you suspect that someone has come to know about your password. Even if you trust that person and know that he or she will not misuse it, you should always change your password so that there are no chances of doubt. You should also change your password frequently, especially if you are using a public computer or an office computer. Some spyware may also enter into your system and track your password. The best thing you can do is to change your password.
How to do Outlook 2010 Password Change
In order to change your password in Outlook 2010, click on 'Tools' menu and click on 'Account Settings'. Select the e-mail account you want to change password of and click on 'Change'. Type your new password in the field provided and click on 'Test Account Settings'. Click Close > Next > Finish. You must remember that changing your Outlook 2010 password will not change your mail server password and if you want to receive e-mails, then the passwords of your mail client and your mail server have to match.
In case you have forgotten your Outlook 2010 password, then are is no manual way by which you can recover it. However, there are several password recovery programs which you can download on your PC and use them to recover your Outlook 2010 password. Most of these password recovery programs are free to download are just meant for computer users.
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