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Microsoft respects the privacy of its users, giving them complete control over the privacy settings of your Microsoft account. If you want to avoid online threats and dangers, it is very important to keep your online accounts safe and secure. Always remember to adjust your privacy settings when creating an online account.
Microsoft account is used to connect to Outlook.com, Hotmail.com and other email addresses. It can also be used to connect to other Microsoft services and devices such as Windows computers, Xbox Live, Windows Phone and so on. We have already seen some security measures that can be taken to protect your Microsoft account. Today we will talk about the privacy settings that Microsoft Account has to offer in this article.
Microsoft Account Privacy Settings
Marketing Preferences : You must first manage your marketing preferences. Log into your Microsoft account and go to Settings. Click Notifications and manage your marketing preferences.
Since your Microsoft account is connected to each service, it is very important to manage the information you share with these online services. Few users know this, but when you connect your Microsoft account to other sites such as Facebook, Linked and others, you share all your personal information with them.
To customize privacy settings here, log into your Microsoft account and go to Profile Page. Click Manage Aliases and change your marketing settings. You can continue to edit email aliases in the Aliases tab.
If you have added more than one email, be sure to log out in the settings of the email addresses you are not using.
Manage related accounts: In the upper right corner of your profile page, you will see the social networking accounts linked to your Microsoft account under Manage your accounts. Click on one of them and customize the information you want to share.
Use the check boxes to customize your privacy settings here. Click Delete this connection completely‘ to delete a Microsoft account.
Password Settings : On your account page, go to Security and Privacy and click Change Password. Enter your current password and create a new one. Be sure to choose a secure password for your account. Microsoft recommends checking box Let me change my password in 72 days and click Save.
I hope this article on Microsoft account privacy settings has been helpful. Now see how to secure Outlook.com privacy settings.