Choose the reason you need your password reset, then click Next. Enter the email address you used when you made your Microsoft account. This could be any email address, or an email ending in a Microsoft domain like hotmail.com or outlook.com.
The first, visit this official page, select I forgot my password option and then click Reset your password option that appears just below I forgot my password. This will take your to the reset your password page.
Step 2: Here, type in your email address and then enter the characters shown in the picture and click Nextbutton.
The step 3 here: You will see two password reset options: Email me a rest link and Send a code to my phone. Select the first option if you want to receive password reset link to the alternate email address that you provided during the sign up.
Select Email me a rest link option and then click Next button to receive password reset link to your alternate email address.
And select the later option (Send a code to my phone) and then click Send code button if you have associated your phone number with your Outlook.com account. When you select the second option, you will receive Microsoft account password reset code to your phone.
Step 4: (Skip to Step 5 if you have chosen Send a code to my phone option) login to your alternate email address to see account password reset email from Microsoft account team. Clicking on the reset link will take you to Reset your password where you need enter your new password, reenter the password to confirm and finally click Next button. You are done!
Step 5: Enter the password reset code that you have received in the Enter your code box and then click Submit button to see Reset your password page. Enter your new password and also reenter the password and finally click Next button.
This is simple! You are done!