Users of iOS and macOS can use their Apple ID to access services such as the App Store, iTunes Store, iCloud, Apple Music, iMessage, FaceTime, and more. It requires an Apple ID password, which is essential for protecting your account and ensuring that hackers won’t have simple access to the data on your devices.
Following these instructions can help you reset your password if you’ve forgotten your Apple ID password or if your account has been compromised.
Reset Apple ID Password via Settings on iPhone, iPad, or Apple Watch
- Select Your Name from the Settings menu.
- Click Security & Password.
- Select Change Password.
Note: If you have a passcode set up on your device, you will be prompted to enter it when the prompt appears.
- To successfully reset your password, enter your new password for your Apple ID and adhere to the on-screen instructions.
Reset Apple ID Password Using MacBook or iMac
- Select System Preferences by clicking the Apple emblem in the upper left corner of the screen.
- Click Apple ID > Password & Security > Change Password on the System Preferences window. Enter the computer’s password next.
- Change your password successfully by adhering to the onscreen instructions.
Reset Apple ID Password Using a New Device
- Choose Forgot Apple ID or Password during the new Apple device setup process.
- Finish the setup procedure after that.
- After that, pick a programme or another option that necessitates entering your Apple ID, such as Messages on an Apple Watch, iPhone, or iPad. On your Mac, adhere to the above instructions.