Turn Off Two Step Verification / Generate App Password for Hotmail Account

Follow procedure to Create App Password or Disable Two Step Verification from Microsoft Account Settings

How to Turn Off Two Step Verification for Hotmail Account

Step by Step way to Turn off Two Step Verification from Hotmail Account / Microsoft Security Settings

STEP 1

Click here to go to Microsoft Security Settings : http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=529561 & Sign in with Hotmail login ID

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STEP 2

Choose among your 2 step verification method : Text or Email Verification

Text or Email Verification

Enter you Two step authentication code recieved via Text or by email

fill credentials


STEP 3

Under Two Step Verification Click on "Turn Off two-step verification"

Turn Off two-step verification


STEP 4

A prompt is generated saying : "Are you sure that you want to turn off two-step verification?". Click on Yes option

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How to Create App Password for Hotmail Account

Follow procedure to Generate an Application Password For Hotmail Sign-In & Security Settings

STEP 1

Login with your Hotmail or Outlook.com account credentials : https://account.microsoft.com/security/

account security section


STEP 2

Click on Explore option under the More Security Options section.

application password


STEP 3

If the Two step verification is enabled, then only you can view Create App Password section. Click on Create a new app password option.

enter application name


STEP 4

The text shown below App password is the generated app password. Save this code to open the account on other devices that does not accept security codes.

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STEP 5

Please enter the "App generated Password" within Hotmail Backup Tool

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