Password reset

Tip : research members have mostly already an office 365 account from their university. To avoid conflicts open another browser for imec or create another browser profile.

Go to Office.com Tip : bookmark this URL !

How to change your password?

Select Sign in

Enter your full account name {partoflastname}nn@imec.be (not your email address !!)
Click Next
Enter your received password
Click Sign in
If Multi Factor Authentication is not configured, follow the wizard.
Change your (initial) password:

In office.com select the settings/gear icon in the upper richt corner
Select Change your password to create your personal password.


Your password...
... has to be at least 8 characters long
... includes at least one character from three of these four categories:
Uppercase characters (A to Z)
Lowercase characters (a to z)
Numbers (0 to 9)
Symbols (for example: !, $, #, % etc.)
... doesn’t include three or more consecutive characters from your login or full name
... isn’t linked to any publicly known data (for example: telephone number, date of birth of your children/wife/husband/ etc.)
... has to be aligned with the Password History of 24 – this means that you can’t use the same password again until it has been changed at least 24 times


Now you can logon to outlook.office.com, secure-access.imec.be and teams.microsoft.com