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Change your password in Windows Live Mail (email account credentials)

When you add an email account in Windows Live Mail, you will be asked for your user name (email address) and password (the password for this particular account). From thereon, Windows Live Mail will automatically sign in to your email account, using the credentials you have supplied initially. But what happens if you change your account password later on? (Your Windows Live Hotmail password, Yahoo Mail password, or Gmail password for example.) Fortunately, you can -of course- go back and supply a different password for any of the email accounts you have setup in the past. This tutorial explains how.

Enter a new password for an email account in Windows Live Mail

Follow these steps to change your credentials to another password:

From this point on, Windows Live Mail will use the new password you supply whenever it needs to: this is always the case when checking for new emails, and -to fight spammers- has become the case nearly all the time when you use an email provider to send new messages.

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