Getting locked out of your account can be really annoying when you are trying to download a new app or do some other task. Passwords are meant to protect privacy but if you are locked out, it will be a pain. Especially, if you are an Apple user, you know how annoying it can be.
However, Apple offers the option of resetting your Apple ID password in many ways so that you can reset it and do your work easily. Having said that, we show you easy ways to reset your password quickly and easily.
Process to How To Reset Apple ID Password From Account Page
First, see the steps to reset the Apple ID password from the account page.
Step 1: Go to appleid.apple.com and click on the forgotten Apple ID or password in the center of the page. Keep in mind that your password can automatically pre-fill the sign-in screen from the drop-down menu. In particular, if you check the Remember Me box, you can first look at it and see how it works.
Step 2: You’ll be taken to a page where you’ll need a key in your Apple ID, which will primarily set your primary email address for your Apple account. Then, you will be taken to a new page where you should enter your name as well as the email address associated with the account. Now, click continue and click on the option, ‘I need to reset my password’.
Note that if you have installed two-factor authentication, you will be asked to confirm your phone number to authenticate.
Step 3: Now, you can choose how to reset your password, either by email or by answering security questions. Choose the option based on your choice.
Step 4: In the Email method, you will be asked to send instructions to the primary email address provided. You can also choose a secondary email ID. If you are unable to see the email, check your Spam, Junk and Trash folder or follow the steps again. If you choose the security question option, you need to answer specific questions to confirm your birthday and create a new password.
How To Reset Password Via Account Recovery
If you want to reset the password using account recovery, then you need to follow the steps given below.
Step 1: When completing the steps from iForgot or iOS, you will see an option to request account recovery. choose it.
Step 2: A phone number key that Apple can reach you when using the account. The company will send a verification code to confirm the phone number. Key in the code to verify your personal information. Apple will send a confirmation to your account recovery request by call or text.
Step 3: After waiting a bit, Apple will call or text you when your account is ready.
Step 4: Go to iforgot.apple.com. Type in your Apple ID and phone number used during the previous steps.
Step 5: You will get another call or text with specific account recovery code. Go to the iForgot website and key in the code.
Step 6: Select Continue to reset your password.