How Do I Recover My Micosoft Excel Account Access?

You need a Microsoft Excel account to set up the offline app and to use the online version. If you lose or forget your password or email address, you will lose access to your account. You can recover access to your Microsoft Excel account if you reset your password or use your security information to find out your email address.

How Do I Recover My Microsoft Excel Account Access?

Microsoft Office is the most widely used PC suite in the world. It is used for a wide variety of functions, including creating presentations and forming databases.

The use of Microsoft Office is valued and even required by many employers. One of the most commonly utilized Microsoft Office programs is Microsoft Excel.

Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet that can be used across a wide variety of devices. You can use it for calculations, to create tables, charts, and other data analytical tools.

You can use Microsoft Excel as an offline app or online on the Microsoft Office website. For the offline application, you only need your account when setting it up in the first place.

However, if you need to use the online version, you need to log in to your account whenever you use it. When setting up an account, you must set up a Microsoft Office account or one specifically for Excel.

You will need an account email or username and account password to access your account. You will use these details to log in to your account whenever you need to use Microsoft Excel.

If you lose or forget these details, you will be locked out of your account. You will need to recover them to regain access to your account.

Microsoft Excel Account Recovery

One reason why you may lose access to your Microsoft Excel account is if you forget the email address or username associated with your account. When you try signing in, and you receive the error message 'That Microsoft Excel account does not exist,' it means that you input the wrong email address.

You can use your security information to find out your Microsoft account email address. That may include using your security phone number or email address.

The process is as follows:

  1. Launch your web browser and open the Microsoft Office website.
  2. Open Microsoft Excel.
  3. Request a security code to be sent to the phone number or email address associated with your account.
  4. Please wait until you receive the code and then enter it into the appropriate box.
  5. Select ‘Next.'
  6. You will be presented with your account username or email. Click ‘Sign In' to use the details to log in to your account.

Another reason why you may lose access to your Microsoft Excel account is if your account is closed or deleted by Microsoft or by you. Your account may also be closed due to long periods of inactivity.

Your Microsoft Excel account will typically be closed after one year of inactivity. For more recently opened accounts, the period maybe two years.

You may close your account by mistake, or someone with your account details may close the account. If you close your Microsoft account, you have 60 days to reopen the account, or else the data in the account will be permanently deleted.

Finally, the most common reason for losing access to your Microsoft Excel account is forgetting your password. Many people forget their passwords because they are incredibly complicated or because they have not logged on to their account for a long time.

Luckily, the process of resetting your Microsoft excel password is simple and straightforward.

The process of recovering your password is as follows:

  1. Launch your web browser and open your Microsoft Excel account.
  2. Input your username and then click ‘Forgot Password.'
  3. You will be asked to input an email address and answer some security questions.
  4. If the answers are correct, you will receive a message in your email inbox with a password reset link.
  5. Input the new password and then use it to log in to your account.

If you are unable to recover your Microsoft Excel account, contact customer service immediately.

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