Privacy and Security Settings

Learn about Microsoft account privacy and Microsoft account security in this free lesson.

Changing your privacy settings

You can access your privacy options from the privacy settings page. These settings let you control exactly how much content you share and who you share it with.

To access the privacy settings page:

  1. Navigate to your profile page.
  2. Locate and select the link next to Shared with: (the text of this link will vary based on your current privacy settings).
    Screenshot of Microsoft accountNavigating to the privacy settings
  3. The privacy settings page will appear. On the next page of this lesson, you'll learn how to modify these settings.
    Screenshot of Microsoft accountThe privacy settings page