How to Reset Apple ID Password

Can’t remember your Apple ID password, want to update it, or have another problem that needs changing? Read on to know how to reset Apple ID password.

There are several ways to change Apple ID password. Below, we’ll cover the process on iPhone, iPad, and Mac as well as how to make the change from any device on the web or even if you’ve forgotten your current passcode.

How to Reset Apple ID Password

Reset Apple ID Password on iPhone, iPad and Mac

  1. Open the Settings app (System Preferences/System Settings on Mac)
  2. Select your name
  3. Press Password and Security
  4. Picking out Change password at the top
  5. Enter your password if required, enter a new password, then verify it by entering it again below
  6. Press To change in the upper right corner

Here’s what it looks like on iPhone:

If you know your password, reset it on the web

  1. If you know your password, sign in to your Apple ID (appleid.apple.com)
  2. Click on Password near the top (if you don’t see it, make sure Login & Security is selected on the far left)
  3. Enter your current password, then your new password, then verify it by re-entering it
  4. Click on Change password
How to Reset Apple ID Password

Reset Apple ID Password If You Cannot Remember It

  1. If you need to reset a forgotten Apple ID password, go to Apple’s website (https://iforgot.apple.com/password/verify/appleid)
  2. Follow the prompts to recover your account and set a new password

Somewhat related, a new security feature arriving with iOS 16 this fall is called “Safety Check.” Find out how it works in our comprehensive guide:

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