Update Microsoft security contact information

If you need to change the verification phone number or backup email address saved for the security contact information, one way to do so is listed below.

Prerequisites: Browser navigation 

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: <2 minutes

Expected Outcome: Security contact and backup information is updated

Tools Required: Internet-capable device, internet connection 

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Go to account.microsoft.com
  2. Log in with your Microsoft account
  3. When the Security button appears, click the UPDATE INFO button under Security basics
  4. You may receive a code via email or text to verify. Make sure to enter it and save changes.