Hotmail live account may be blocked or hacked or can’t get access due to lost or forgot password. Any one of this problem occurs and you will not be able to login to your Hotmail live account. If you are in one of this situation and want to recover your Hotmail account from those problems, then here are some Hotmail live account recovery techniques.
When to know that your account has been hacked? If you can’t sign in to your account or have lots of junk emails or reports from your Hotmail contacts that they are receiving nonsense messages with your Hotmail email address, then be sure that Hotmail account has been hacked. In this instance, Hotmail live account recovery can be done by:
- First, enter Hotmail live account recovery website address: https://account.live.com/acsr from browser.
- You will get page to enter required information to have your account back.
- In first information filling area i.e. ‘Which account are you trying to recover?’, enter your Hotmail email address or Windows Live ID.
- In next input option, ‘Where should we contact you?’ enter another alternate email address but not Hotmail account you are trying to recover. The alternate email address is not necessarily to be Hotmail account (can be Gmail, Yahoo or other email services) but you must have access to this alternate email address.
- And at last enter the captcha (series of random characters) correctly and click ‘continue’.
- You are given message to check your alternate email account inbox for confirmation email.
- Now sign in to alternate email account and open confirmation email sent from Hotmail. If you can’t find it in inbox, then check spam folder in case the email has been identified as spam.
- You should click on link in confirmation email to verify your Hotmail account.
- Once you are done, you should be able to sign in to Hotmail live account.
And if you can’t sign in to Hotmail account because it was blocked due to many other reasons, refer Hotmail login blocked account recovery. In case you forget your Hotmail account password or lost one, then you can reset your password easily. You must be using security measures like set strong password, change password timely, use secure connection, uncheck ‘remember me’ option during log in from public computers, etc to prevent Hotmail live account from such problems.