Outlook Login: How to securely login to Outlook.com account

We all use email services a lot these days. You might have some important data, business deals, contact details and much more in the mails. So it is always necessary to log in to your email securely and safely. Because One mistake can destroy deal of millions in some cases. We know hackers and terrorist are trying to track people’s computer, but don’t worry, if you follow these steps, you will be on the safer side.

Strong Passwords

The first thing you should do right now is changing the password and set the strongest you can remember. What exactly strong password refers to? The strong password will contain all four types of Character. Specifically, You should include Alphabets, Numbers, Capital letters, Special characters (@,#,$,:,-,_,+,*,=,&,etc.)

You should keep changing your password every 3 to 4 month. The dumbest thing which people do is to set the same password for all the accounts. This means you have just one key for all the lockers. When the person got that single key, he can unlock all the locks that you are thinking to be secured.

Outlook Securely Sign In

Visit outlook.com in the browser you prefer. Then fill the details in the field for Username/Email and password. If you are using your own computer, then press the Keep me signed in so as to not log in again and again. But if you are logging in from a cyber cafe, do not ever check the box. You will have to enter the single-use code which will be sent to your mobile.

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After you have signed in to your account, it may ask you if you want to go with HTTPS or HTTP, click on for the HTTPS which is secured than the normal one.

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Now You have done that, you might see HTTPS before the URL that refers you are browsing safer with an SSL certification.

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Also, if you are using a computer in a cyber cafe, just open the Task Manager and navigate to Processes. If you see anything abnormal or anything which might spy on your desktop, do not use that computer. This is the only way you can see if anyone is spying on your desktop in the cyber cafes.

Over to You

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Stay Safe, Browse Safe.

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