The Apple ID and password is an important security feature to access all the features and services of Apple including iCloud, Apple Music or iTunes. This article will give you an overview of the methods you can use to reset your Apple ID password so that you can keep your account secure. If you want additional information you can call the Apple technical support number and consult a trained technician to clarify your doubts.
Steps to reset the password using the Apple ID account page
Step 1: Open applied.apple.com and click ‘Forgot Apple ID/Password’
Step 2: Enter the email address linked to your Apple account
Step 3: Choose how you want to reset your Apple ID password
Step 4: If you select the email method Apple will send you a mail on your registered email account with further instructions on how to reset the password.
Be sure to check the Spam folder if you cannot find the reset password email sent by Apple. Alternatively, you can use the security questions means that you need to verify your birthday and answer the required questions to create your new Apple password.
Steps to reset the password using two-factor authentication
The two-factor authentication is the easiest way to reset your password. If you enable this method you can reset the password using your Apple device itself or the account page, using the passcode. If you are using the iOS device just go to the settings and select the ‘Password and Security’ options. Select ‘Change Password’ and enter your passcode in order to create a new Apple ID password. You can also use the steps below to change your password using the Apple ID account page:
Step 1: Open your browser and enter the given address: iforgot.apple.com
Step 2: Enter the phone number you gave to set up two-factor authentication
Step 3: Click ‘Continue’ so that you receive a notification on your device
Step 4: When the notification reaches your device press ‘Allow’
Step 5: Complete the required steps and enter your Apple passcode
Steps to reset the password using Account Recovery
If neither of the given methods works you can reset the password by putting a request for Account Recovery. This method is best suited in case you lose your Apple device.
Step 1: Go to the Apple webpage and select ‘Request Account Recovery’
Step 2: Provide a phone number where you can be reached easily
Step 3: Enter the security code sent by Apple to verify your phone number
Step 4: You will receive a notification from Apple when the account is ready
Step 5: Visit iforgot.apple.com and enter your Apple ID
Step 6: Type the number you entered in the second step
Step 7: Enter the Account Recovery code sent via text or call and click ‘Continue’. You will be taken to a new page where you can reset your Apple password.
If you have any difficulty with any of the methods mentioned in this article you can call the Apple customer service number and ask for additional technical assistance.