Forgot Apple ID Password? – How to Change and Reset Apple ID Password If I Forgot My Apple ID Password

by Niko |Nov 24,2016..

Forgot your Apple ID password? If you are facing forgot Apple ID password issue, this guide will show you how to reset Apple ID password and help you regain access to your account and content.

Apple ID is an all-in-one personal account that you use to access Apple services including iTunes, App Store, iMessage, iCloud, Game Center, FaceTime and etc. It includes the email address as the ID and the password you set.

No matter how many Apple devices you have, you need just one Apple ID. Sign in the same Apple ID will make sure your iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple Watch, Mac and Apple services work together seamlessly and effectively.

You will be asked to sign in with your Apple ID and password when you setup a new Apple device, download applications, make a purchase or use any Apple service such as reset all settings on iPhone, restore your iPhone, use Find My iPhone feature and so on. Apple ID and password are very very important.

What if I forgot my Apple ID password, you may ask, do I need to create another new Apple ID? Do not worry, you can reset Apple ID password and use the new Apple ID password to access your account and content again. For people who forgot Apple ID password, here’s how to reset Apple ID password.

Reset Apple ID Password

1.       Go to Apple ID account page

2.       Click “Forgot Apple ID or password?”


3.       Enter your Apple ID (email address) and click “Continue


4.       Choose “I need to reset my password” and click “Continue


5.       Select how you want to reset Apple ID password: get an email or answer security questions. For example, if you choose “get an email”, you will receive an email from Apple. Follow the instruction, you can reset Apple ID password.



This is the most common way to reset Apple ID password. There are some other users use different security features to protect their Apple IDs and accounts: two-factor authentication and two-step verification. Here’s how to reset Apple ID password if you are using one of these security features.

Reset Apple ID Password If You Use Two-Factor Authentication

It would be much easier to reset Apple ID password if you use two-factor authentication for your Apple account. With it, you are able to reset Apple ID password directly from your trusted iOS devices.

Go to Settings > iCloud > tap your name > Password & Security > Change Password > enter a new password

Or go to, here, you can reset Apple ID password from one of your other iOS devices or using the phone number you trust.


Reset Apple ID Password If You Use Two-Step Verification

Enter the Recovery Key provided when you enabled two-step verification feature; choose a trusted device, and Apple will send the device a verification code; enter the verification code and you now can reset Apple ID password.

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