Change password in office 365

In this Office 365 tutorial, We will discuss how to change password in office 365. Also, We will cover the below topics:

  • Change password in Office 365
  • How to reset password in Office 365
  • reset user password in office 365
  • How to Set the Password Expiration Policy in Office 365
  • Auto-generate password in office 365
  • Change password office 365 hybrid
  • Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365

How to change password in office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to change password in office 365.

  • First, log in to Office 365 with your Microsoft Credentials.
  • Click on the Settings icon and go to Change your password under Password section.
how to change the password in office 365
Change password in office 365
  • In the Change password window, provide the below details as:
    • User ID: It will automatically be shown.
    • Old password: Give your old password.
    • Create new password: Type a new password.
    • Confirm new password: Retype your new password.
  • Now, click on Submit to save the change password.

Note: Strong password required. Enter 8-256 characters. Do not include common words or names. Combine uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and symbols.

change the password in office 365
Change password in office 365

This is how we can change password in Office 365.

Reset password in Office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to reset the password in office 365.

  • First, Sign-in to Microsoft Office 365 page. Type your username and then click on Next.
  • In Enter password field, leave as it is blank.
  • Click on Forgot my password to reset your Office 365 password.
How to reset password in Office 365
Reset password in Office 365

Now, In the new window, Provide the below details as shown in the below screenshot:

  • User ID: To recover your account, begin by entering your user ID.
  • Enter the characters in the picture or the words in the audio. Then click on Next.
how to reset password in office 365
Reset password in Office 365

In verification step 1> page, choose a new password by choosing the contact method that you want to use for your verification.

  • Email my alternate email: You will receive an email containing a verification code at your alternate email address.
  • Text my mobile phone: In order to protect your account, enter your complete mobile phone number, and then you will receive a text message with a verification code that can be used to reset your password.
  • Call my mobile phone: In order to protect your account, enter your complete mobile phone number, and then you will receive a call.

Click on Text to receive a verification code.

reset password in office 365
How to Reset password in Office 365
  • Select Text my mobile phone, and then give the verification code that you have received on your mobile phone.
  • Click on Next.
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Office 365 reset password
  • Now, verification step 1 is completed. Provide the details to set a new password:
    • Enter new password: Set the new password for Office 365.
    • Confirm new password: Retype the new password.

Click on Finish to reset the new password in Microsoft Office 365.

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Office 365 reset password

Here, You can see that your Office 365 password has been reset.

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Office 365 reset password

Now, Click on the click here link to sign in with your new password in Microsoft Office 365.

Reset user password in office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to reset the user password in the office 365 admin center.

  • First, log in to the Microsoft Office 365 portal and then go to Admin.
  • Also, you can open Office 365 admin by using the App Launcher (Go to App launcher >>Admin).
  • Once you will click on Admin, it will open Office 365 admin center where you can reset the password.
  • Click on Users >> Active users (from the left navigation).
Reset user password in office 365
Reset user password in office 365
  • Select a user from Active user, and then click on Reset password from the user window. Provide the below details:
    • In Password settings, select Let me create a password and then set your new password.
how to reset user password in office 365

Also, you can click on the key icon to reset your password as shown in the screenshot.

reset user password office 365 admin
Reset user password in office 365

Auto-generate password in office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to auto generate the password in Office 365.

  • First, log in to the Microsoft Office 365 portal and then go to Admin. Also, you can open Office 365 Admin by using the App Launcher (Go to App launcher >>Admin).
  • Once you will click on Admin, it will open Office 365 admin center where you can reset the password.
  • Click on Users >> Active users.
  • Select a user from Active user, and then from the user window click on Reset password provide the below details:
    • In Password settings, select the radio button Auto-generated password.
  • Select the checkbox Require this user to change their password when they first sign in.

Click on Reset.

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Auto-generate password in office 365
  • Now, You will get a new password with your user.
  • Select the checkbox Send password in email if you want your auto-generated password in your email.
  • Type your email id in Email the new password to the following recipient option to get an auto-generated password on your mail.

Click on Send email and close.

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Auto-generate password in office 365

Change password policy in office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to set the password expiration policy in Office 365.

  • First, log in to the Microsoft Office 365 portal and then go to Admin. Once you will click on Admin, it will open the Office 365 admin center where you can set the password expiration policy.
  • Click on Settings >> Org settings as shown below.
How to Set the Password Expiration Policy in Office 365
Change password policy in office 365
  • In Org settings, Click on Security & privacy >> Password expiration policy to set the password policy for all users in your organization.
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Change password policy in office 365

Once, Password expiration policy window is open provide the below details:

  • Select the checkbox to set user passwords to expire after a number of days.
  • Days before password expire: This needs to be a number between 14 and 730.
  • Days before a user is notified about expiration: This needs to be less than or equal to Days before passwords expire.

Click on Save changes to save the changes.

Change password policy in office 365
Change password policy in office 365

Note: By default, password expire policy are set to 90 days.

Change password office 365 hybrid

Here, I am going to explain, how to reduce support costs and help your users be more self-sufficient by allowing them to register for a self-service password reset.

After a user registers, they’ll no longer need to contact your organization’s IT to reset their password. Follow these below steps to change the password Office 365 hybrid.

  • First, log in to the Microsoft Office 365 portal and then go to Admin.
  • Click on Settings >> Org settings as shown below.
Change password office 365 hybrid
Change password office 365 hybrid
  • In Org settings, Click on Security & privacy >> Self-service password reset to turn on the self-service password reset.
How to change password office 365 hybrid
Change password office 365 hybrid
  • In the Self-service password reset window, click on Go to the ‎Azure portal to turn on self-service password reset to open the Azure Active Directory admin center.
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self service password rest in office 365

Once, Azure Active Directory admin center is open, then follow the steps to turn on the self-service password reset:

  • Click on Users >> Password reset.
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  • In Password reset properties select Properties.
  • From Self service password reset enabled, select All.
  • Click on Save to turn on the self-service password reset for all users in your organization.
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Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365

Here, I am going to explain how to reset the business password for everyone in Office 365.

  • First, log in to the Microsoft Office 365 portal and then go to Admin.
  • Also, you can open Office365 admin by using the App Launcher (Go to App launcher >>Admin). Once you will click on Admin, it will open Office 365 admin center where you can reset the password.
  • Click on Users >> Active users.
Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365
Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365
  • In Active users, click on Display name to select all the users in your organization.
Reset all business passwords for everyone in your organization at the same time
Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365
  • Click on the Reset password from the top to change the password of all the users.
how to reset Business password for everyone in Office 365
  • From the Reset password window, You can either select the Auto-generate password or Let me create the password option.
  • If you select the Auto-generate password option, then you will get automatically generated password.
  • If you select the Let me create the password option then you can create the password.
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How to reset Business password for everyone in Office 365

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In this Office 365 tutorial, We discussed how to change the password in office 365. Also, it covers:

  • How to reset password in Office 365
  • How to reset the user’s password in office 365
  • How to Set the Password Expiration Policy in Office 365
  • Auto-generate password in office 365
  • Change password office 365 hybrid
  • Reset Business password for everyone in Office 365
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