Reset Mail Password: How to Reset Outlook, Proton Mail and Yahoo Mail Password

Almost everyone with a smartphone or computer these days has an email account. While Google’s Gmail is very popular among the crowd, there are also a large majority of people who use alternatives like Yahoo, ProtonMail, and Microsoft Outlook for multiple reasons ranging from privacy to more storage space. The entry point to an email account is its password, and since all email clients insist that users maintain unique and strong passwords, users often forget their passwords, especially for rare users.

In this guide, we will see how to reset email passwords on phone as well as desktop. Before we begin, it’s also worth mentioning that you can only reset a password if you’ve already set up a recovery email or recovery phone number to send the code and a link to reset the link. In this guide, we have not given instructions on how to reset your Google account because we have a dedicated guide to reset your gmail account password with recovery details and we have a dedicated guide to reset your Gmail account when no recovery phone number or email as well.

Reset Outlook Account Password

Outlook is also a popular email client and offers a lot of features and functionality. This is mainly used for commercial purposes. Let’s see how to reset the password on the app if you are logged in first, then we will look at a way to reset the password when you are not logged in to the app and the website.

How to Reset Password Using Outlook Application

  1. Open Outlook app on your phone
  2. Tap the top left corner (your profile picture)
  3. Tap the “Settings” icon
  4. Tap Help & Feedback
  5. Select Contact Outlook Mobile Support
  6. On the next screen, tap Login or passwords > I forgot my password > Outlook.com
  7. Now tap on Reset Password
  8. Enter your Outlook email id and tap Next
  9. Depending on your account, in the next screens you will be asked some basic questions such as email address, phone or skype name, recovery email address, first name, last name, date of birth, captcha and last other passwords.
  10. Once you have entered all the information, your recovery email id will receive a verification code
  11. Enter code
  12. You will receive an on-screen message that your information has been submitted and an email will be sent within 24 hours to reset the password.
  13. Look for an email on the recovery email ID you entered
  14. Open the “Microsoft account team” mail and click on the reset password link
  15. Enter your Outlook email id and tap Next
  16. Enter your new password twice
  17. Your password will be updated, you can now click login to login with the new password

After the password reset process is complete, you will receive an email from the Microsoft account team with the subject “Microsoft account password changed”

If you are not logged into your account on the phone, you can open the app, enter the Outlook ID and tap “Forgot Password” on the next screen and follow the onscreen instructions to verify your recovery email address and reset the password. The process will be similar to the above steps once you get the verification code.

How to Reset Password Using Outlook Website

  1. Visit the Microsoft Outlook website where you have already logged in
  2. Click your profile picture in the top right corner and select My Microsoft Account
  3. Click Change Password
  4. On the next screen, you can select the phone number or another email address for verification (if you have already done this recovery setup, you will find the “Verify your identity” screen directly)
  5. Click on the email address with ***

  6. Enter the full recovery email address and click Submit Code
  7. Enter the code you will get on the recovery email address
  8. Once the code is verified, you will get a new screen
  9. Under the Current password box, click “Forgot your password?” option
  10. Verify your identity by entering your recovery email address
  11. Enter the code you will get on the recovery email address
  12. Once the code is verified, in the next screen, enter the new password twice and click save
  13. Your password will be updated, you can now click login to login with the new password

If you are not logged in, visit this Outlook login page, enter Outlook ID and tap “Forgot Password” on the next screen and follow the onscreen instructions to verify your email address. recovery and reset password. The process will be similar to the above steps once you get the verification code.

Reset Proton Mail Account Password

It’s a bit tricky because if you reset your password, you won’t be able to read all of your existing emails, contacts, and other files due to the encryption they use to protect your data. If you have activated your recovery phrase, you can use it to restore your emails and other encrypted data. Also, if you downloaded a recovery file, you can download it to restore your emails and data.

How to reset password using Protonmail app

  1. Open the app
  2. Click on “Forgot your password?” option
  3. You will be redirected to a new web page, enter your username or email id and press Next
  4. Enter your recovery email address and click Submit Code
  5. Verify by solving the captcha
  6. Enter the code and press “Reset password”
  7. Read the warning. If you’re sure you want to continue, click Reset Password
  8. Enter a new password in the New Password and Confirm Password fields and click Confirm to change your password

How to reset password using Protonmail website

  1. If you have forgotten your password, visit account.proton.me on a computer
  2. Select the Forgot Password link below
  3. Enter your email address or Protonmail username and click Next
  4. Select Email, enter your recovery email address and click Send Code
  5. Enter the code that was sent to your recovery email address and click Reset Password
  6. Read the warning. If you’re sure you want to continue, click Reset Password
  7. Enter a new password in the New Password and Confirm Password fields and click Confirm to change your password

After resetting your password via email or phone, you will need to recover your encrypted messages and other files.

Reset yahoo account password

Yahoo lets you reset your Yahoo email password in three different ways, both on the web and in the app. Here’s how you can reset your Yahoo Mail password.

How to Reset Password Using Yahoo Mail App

  1. Open the Yahoo Mail app
  2. Tap Connect with Yahoo
  3. Enter the username, email or mobile number of the Yahoo account whose password you want to reset and select next
  4. Tap “Forgot password”
  5. There are three ways to reset your password 一 verify with Google account, send code via email and verify via phone number
  6. Select one of the three to get a code (in case the phone number)
  7. Enter the missing digits of your mobile number to get the code
  8. Submit the code and press verify
  9. Now create a new password for your account
  10. Press continue
  11. On next screen you can add more emails or phone for recovery
  12. Tap Looks Good once you’re good to go
  13. Your account password will be reset

How to Reset Password Using Yahoo Mail Website

  1. Visit Yahoo Login help website
  2. Enter the email address or phone number of the yahoo account you want to recover
  3. Click Continue
  4. You can reset your password in three different ways 一 verify with your Google account, send a code via email and verify via phone number (Email in our case)
  5. Select one of the three to get a code
  6. Follow the on-screen instructions and enter the code
  7. Create a new password for your account
  8. Press continue
  9. Your account password will be reset

You can login using the newly created password now.

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