Microsoft users are familiar with Microsoft accounts because through this account users are able to sign in to all Microsoft products like Office, Outlook, Hotmail, Skype, OneDrive and many more. Without having the password, users cannot access Microsoft account by any mean. In this article, I’ll list how to reset your Microsoft account password using account.live.com/acsr, if you have lost or forgotten your account password.
What is Account.live.com/acsr?
Before knowing the steps to reset Microsoft account password lets first understand account.live.com/acsr.
So basically account.live.com/acsr is the direct URL of Microsoft which lands on reset password page of official Microsoft account. So either user can directly copy and paste this URL in the search bar and the site will open to go further with the step, or search for “Microsoft Password Reset” using any of the search engines and then you need to click on the first shown result. In both ways, you will navigate on the same official Microsoft password reset.
Steps to reset your Microsoft account password:
It is very easy to reset your Microsoft account password, and it takes only 10 to 15 minutes in most cases.
- Open the “Reset your Microsoft account password” page from any browser on any computer or device, even your smartphone or search for account.live.com/acsr
- Enter your Microsoft email address, alternate email address, phone number, or Skype name associated with the account and select Next.
- Select how you want to receive the security code, such as an alternate email address or a phone number. Select Show more verification methods if you wish.
- Type the required information, such as your full email address or the last four digits of your phone number, and choose Get Code.
- Enter the verification code you received and choose Next.
- Enter the required new password. The password must be a minimum of eight characters. Re-enter your password and select Next.
- A notification will appear that your password has been changed. Select Sign in to sign in to your Microsoft account with your new password.
That’s all in the account.live.com/acsr Microsoft account password reset tips. You see, it’s not difficult to deal with this kind of problem. You can now access Microsoft as usual with your newly created password.
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Steps to Change Account.Live.Com/Acsr Password
- Visit https://account.live.com/password/reset
- Registered email,
- Phone number or
- Skype ID
- Click Next
- Enter your password
- Now open your profile settings
- Click on the change password option
- Follow the on screen instruction
- Enter your current password
- Now enter a new password
- Make sure it is strong enough using upper case, small case and special characters
- Re-enter the same password to verify
- Click Save or Submit to complete the process.
Congratulations! You have changed your Microsoft account live password successfully. If you experience any uncertainty during this process, it is advisable to contact a live account support specialist.
Steps to Recover Microsoft Account Live Account Password
Fill out the account recovery form if none of the above process helped you to get access of your account. This is the last option available to recover your Microsoft Live account if you cannot change your password or your account settings have been changed.
Fill out the form for recovery.
- Go to account.live.com/acsr and provide the account you are trying to recover with your email address, phone number or username.
- Provide an email address that we can use to contact you about your application (other than the address you wish to retrieve).
- Enter on the personality display you see to show that you are not a robot, then select Next.
- A menu will pop up inviting you to check the customer email address. Check the email using the security code for the article from us, enter that code, then select Verify.
- Even if you are not sure, please fill in as much information as you can.
By doing this you will be able to reset your password. Follow the instructions on the screen. Use this new password with your current email address to log in to live account at account.live.com.