suggestion re 2 step verification RRS feed

  • Question

  • I use 2 step verification to keep passwords as secure as possible, but I don't want to use 2 step verification every time I sign in.  What I do want is to use 2 step verification when I change my microsoft live password.  I'm glad I get an email after the fact but is is not the same.

     If I change my email password, 2 step verification is used. If I change my live account password, there is no 2 step verification.  If someone was able to change my live password, they could turn off 2 step verification and get to my email. 

    bottom line for the suggestion:

    for my Microsoft Live account, separate the functionality for 2 step verification into "use 2 step to change password" and "use 2 step to sign in" (or change any security setting).

    thanks.  btw, it is not easy to find how to make suggestions to Microsoft.

    • Moved by Just Karl Monday, October 31, 2016 10:17 PM Looking for the correct forum.
    • Changed type Just Karl Monday, October 31, 2016 11:36 PM It's a question
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 2:56 PM


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    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Monday, October 31, 2016 11:36 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Monday, November 7, 2016 9:19 PM
    Monday, October 31, 2016 10:58 PM