If you’ve locked out or forgotten your Hotmail account password, then you can get Hotmail support or can use the Microsoft Account recovery tool to reset old password.
Steps to Reset a Lost or Forgot Hotmail Password as follows:-
Step 1: Open the home page of Outlook.com
Note: Now Hotmail account is renamed as Outlook.com, still it can be accessed from the page of Outlook.com means your Hotmail account now works with Outlook.
Step 2: Click on the link “Can’t access your account?”
Step 3: Choose an option “I forgot my password” and then click on the button “Next”.
Step 4: Now type the Hotmail account address you want to access in the field “Microsoft account”.
Step 5: Select a verification method like Email, Text message or downloaded the Microsoft Account app.
Step 6: If necessary, fill out the questionnaire
Step 7: Enter your verification code
Step 8: Create a new password and then log in to your account.
Although, these steps are very easy to follow, still if you found it tricky then it’s recommended call at Hotmail support phone number to regain access to your account with ease.