What to Do If You Forget Your Apple Password

Summary

What if you forget your Apple ID password? Read this article to know what you should do if you forget your Apple password.

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June 08, 2015

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Almost every Apple user gets an Apple ID for it is the account you use for everything you do with Apple, like Apple's iTunes, iCloud, App Store, iMessage and FaceTime services, Apple Online Store and more. Most Apple users have more than one Apple ID for they might own two or more Apple devices. So it is not an uncommon occurrence that you may forget your Apple ID password.

At this moment, you will need to reset your password, and you'll need to know the email address for your Apple ID. Now follow the steps below to reset your Apple ID password.

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Method 1. How to Change the Password with the Email Linked to Apple ID

1. Go to the Apple ID website from the web browser.

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 1

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 1

2. Click "Reset your password", type in your Apple ID and click Next.

3. Select Email authentication followed by Next.

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 1

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 1

4. Check your email, find the message from Apple, and find the instructions to reset your password.

Method 2. How to Change the Password with the Security Questions

1. Go to the Apple ID website from the web browser.

2. Click "Reset your password", type in your Apple ID and click Next.

3. Select "Answer security questions" and click Next.

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 2

How to Reset Apple ID Password – Method 2

4. Answer the security questions you created when you setup your account.

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