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