How to change your Microsoft outlook password

This guide will serve to illustrate how you can change your Microsoft outlook e-mail password. We assume you are using Microsoft outlook 2013 and that your email client has been working before.

Step 1 : Click on “File” menu located at the top left corner of the Microsoft outlook window. 

File Menu - Microsoft Outlook Password

Step2: Select the e-mail account for which you want to change the password. Selections can be made using the highlighted drop-down menu as shown in the picture below.

Account Selection - Microsoft Outlook Password


Step 3: Click on “Account Settings” as shown in the picture below

Account Settings - Microsoft Outlook Password


Step 4: Select the account from the list then click on “Change”.

Accounts list - Microsoft Outlook Password


Step 5: Put your full email address in the username field and your new password in the password field. See picture below. Click “Next” when you are done.

Change password - Microsoft Outlook Password


Step 6: Wait for outlook to test your new settings. After all the tests have been completed, Click “Close” then close all other open dialogue boxes. That’s it! Your new password will be in effect.

Test settings - Microsoft Outlook Password

If you fail to successfully change your password, please contact support@zimbotech.co.zw and give the error message you are getting from the “Test Account Settings” report.


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