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How To Enable Two-step Verification in Hotmail?

Leo Nicol 9 May, 2019 0

By enabling two-step verification in your Hotmail account you can add an extra layer of security to your email account. With the two-step verification, your account is more secure from hackers. Once you turned this feature you will receive six digits code. This way no one can ever try to access or steal the information. If you or anyone can sign in from a different location or device, Microsoft sends you a security code which you suppose to enter in the corresponding box appearing on your screen. In this page, you will be guided to enable this feature on your Microsoft Hotmail account.

To proceed further, you have to follow the mentioned steps precisely.

Enable the mobile two-factor authentication application:

  • Navigate to the play store or app store to download and install the application.
  • Make sure you install the correct app.

Add two-factor authentication to your email account:

  • Sign in to your email account, tap on settings or the gear icon.
  • Choose options from the drop-down context menu and then tap on first link Account detail.
  • This will open a new window and password, and you will receive a security code on your associated mobile number or email address.
  • On the Microsoft Account page, tap on Security & password option. This that places you will see all the important and security settings such as change password; update ad-free, history and more.
  • Next, scroll down your window to Two-step verification and click on Set up two-step verification option.
  • Click on Next button and then you’re ready to start.

Download a mobile QR code reader:

  • Begin the process by selecting an appropriate device and then tap on the Next button.
  • According to your previous option, you will get a link to download the mobile application.
  • Install the app on your mobile phone or tablet and connect your Microsoft account by scanning QR code.
  • Next, enter the code inside the text box, tap on next button and you are done.

If you want to know more about two-steps verification or troubleshoot any glitch on your Microsoft email account dial our number on Hotmail Technical Support Number. Here you will get the best staff with friendly nature and excellent skills. They are trained enough to resolve your issue in no time.