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Everyone with an iPhone, iPad, iPod or Apple Watch has an Apple ID. It's important to make the most of Apple's services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, Apple Music, and iCloud. However, an Apple ID is not the only credentials account you'll need to keep track of these days. Therefore, there is always the possibility that you forget certain credentials ̵
Thankfully, there's no need to panic if you forget your Apple ID password, as it happens to us all from time to time. If it happens to you, there are steps you can take to reset your Apple ID password, which are all pretty straightforward. There's no way for Apple to simply tell you what your current password is, not even by email. Each method of dealing with a forgotten Apple ID password, instead, involves completely resetting it. Here is how. After you reset your Apple ID password, you will receive instructions on how to make your iPhone safer.
Reset your password using the Apple ID account page
Step 1: To get started, go to appleid.apple.com and click Apple Forgot ID or Password in the middle of the page
Step 2: This will take you to a new page where you'll need to enter your Apple ID or the email address associated with the account , Click Continue then select I need to reset my password .
Step 3: You can now choose how you want to reset your password password, whether by e-mail or by answering a number of security questions. Which option you choose really depends on your personal preference.
Step 4: If you select the E-mail method, Apple will ask you to send instructions to the primary e-mail address you used for this process. You have chosen to do one , You will know that the e-mail was sent when you saw the page "E-mail sent" with a big green checkmark. If you can not find the email, check your spam, junk, and trash folders, or repeat the steps above to resend the email. To answer the security questions, you must confirm your birthday and answer the above questions before you can create a new password.
If you've ever forgotten the answers to your security questions
If you've forgotten your password, answering security questions is one of the fastest ways to make changes to your account. After all, only you – or someone who knows you really well – knows the answers to questions like "who was your favorite teacher?" But what if you have forgotten the answers to your security questions? Remembering is a bland thing – just look at the various studies on "flashbulb memories" – and it's quite possible that you remember that your favorite band in Green Day was Green Day, but two years ago you were convinced Favorite Band Was Fountains of Wayne
In the event that you forget your security questions, it is an easy process to change them. First go to iforgot.apple.com and enter your Apple ID.
Select I need to reset my security questions and click Next .
Enter your password and click Next .
Select three questions from the drop-down menus and enter answers (hopefully only what you would know).
Using two-factor authentication
Setting up and enabling two-factor authentication – This differs from the confirmation Two-step password reset makes it even easier, as you can reset your password directly from your trusted iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, or Apple ID account page. If you are not sure if you have trusted devices, do not be; If you have set up two-factor authentication, you have created trusted devices. All iOS devices must also have a passcode enabled.
Using your iOS device
Step 1: Go to Settings> [your name]> Password & Security
Step 2: Tap Change Password
Step 3: You will be asked to enter your access code and then you can enter your new password
Using the Apple ID Account Page
Step 1: Go to iforgot.apple.com and enter the trusted phone number you provided when submitting it. Set up factor authentication.
Step 2: Select Continue to send a notification to your iPhone, iPad or iPod.
Step 3: When you receive the notification on your iOS device, tap Allow .
Step 4: Follow the steps given, enter your passcode and reset your p
Reset the password using account recovery
Step 3: After some time your account will be ready and you
Step 4: Go to iforgot.apple.com, enter your Apple ID and confirm the number you used in step 2.
Step 5: You will receive an account recovery code over a text or phone call that must be entered in the specified iForgot field.
Step 6: Click Continue and you will be redirected to a new page where you can enter a new password, confirm your trusted phone number and log in.
If you use 2-Step Verification
If you use 2-Step Verification after forgetting your Apple ID password, you will need a trusted iOS device the first time Setting up two devices will create Tep Verification – and your recovery key to reset your password.
Step 1: Go to iforgot.apple.com and enter your recovery key. If you have lost or forgotten your key, go here.
Step 2: Select a trusted device to receive a verification code.
Step 3: Enter the
Step 4: Create a new password, then select Reset Password
After resetting Your password
After resetting your password All methods described above prompt you to sign in again with the new password. You may also need to sign in with the new password for the various Apple services, including iTunes, App Store, iCloud, and Find my iPhone. You can find the appropriate steps for all the services required on the Apple support page.