Maybe you have a solution? Step 1: Download the authenticator app of your choice to your device. There are a variety of apps available on each mobile platform. So, I followed the steps to convert my Microsoft account to a Local account. If the security code generated by your authenticator app does not work, this could be caused by the time being incorrect on your mobile device where the app is running. I'm and I've been playing with computers since I took a required programming class in 1976. The Virtual support agent can also let you know if your product key has been blocked and can connect you to a live agent.
You're then prompted to enter that code to confirm the change. Have you been required to verify for Microsoft account in Windows 8. I think the one Microsoft account login. I was afraid that in every intent I was going to loose mi 12 year old email account where I have all my online communications. However, by selecting my name to the right of the gear I found Account Settings.
When I completed the procedure, my Microsoft account was back to normal Figure G. Open the email and note down the security code. Anyone with the recovery code could be able to hijack your account. Okay, so I've been getting this prompt to enter some stupid code to verify my identity or some stupid thing the past 5 days. Step 3: Enter your Office product key, without hyphens. You would need to send a copy of the public key to your recipients for them to verify your digital signature.
My question is when they wanted me to verify my identity with a security code. Its always a lot of time loss to get through their procedures. Otherwise, launch whatever app you used to set up verification codes Google Authenticator, for example and then enter the code in the text field. This added layer of security is important, as it confirms that you are indeed the person who owns the account, and that you are the person who can rightfully create and hold the account recovery code. But still some of them I managed to get from the receivers I sent before.
Is someone trying to log in to my account? Let me suggest my to get you started. On the resulting page, click on More security settings. Before you can access sensitive info, you need to verify your identity with a security code. Microsoft has removed much of this functionality. I insert my password and I am told to get a second code.
One of the simplest ways to do that is with LockNote, free from Steganos. I used google authenticate and I didn't have a 360 password, just for my one. As for product keys and codes, I have an envelope at home where I keep them all. Of course I am afraid of being locked out of my computer. Nowhere does this seem to happen more frequently than with Hotmail and Outlook.
Step 2: After you sign in, select your name in the upper right-hand corner, and then select Order History. Now your Microsoft account password has been changed successfully. There are quite a few other changes too. Before getting started, make sure the security info associated with their account is correct and up-to-date. Figure G Upon completing the verification procedure, my Microsoft account was back to normal.
News, reviews, previews, rumors, screenshots, videos and more! To use an authenticator app, you first have to pair it with your Microsoft account. I have a printout stored in my bankbox in case of my death or a disaster. I get it to send it to my alternate email address also a live address that for some reason doesn't need a code? If you have forgotten your password or think that your Microsoft account may have been compromised, you'll need to reset Microsoft account password as soon as possible. So, thinking that there might be a slight glitch, I restarted my system. Reset with Security Info alternate email address or phone number If you have forgotten your Microsoft account password, the following steps can help you to get it back. Took me a while too.