How to change iCloud password

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Change iCloud Password - Procedure 1

If you remember the access key currently associated with your account and it is your intention to change the iCloud password, the first thing you need to do is to click here so that you can immediately connect to the section Manage your Apple ID found on the Apple website. Then fill in the fields Apple ID e Password displayed on the screen by typing your Apple ID and the password associated with it and then presses the arrow-shaped button located on the right side. If two-step verification is active on your account, also indicate the system by which you intend to confirm your identity and then enter the four-digit verification code you received.



Now that you are logged in to your account in order to change iCloud password click on the ulla entry Modification present in corrispondenza della sezione Safety then click change Password.

Fill in the field in the box that will be shown on the screen at this point Current Password typing the password currently in use for your iCloud account then fill in the fields new password e Confirm password with the password you intend to use from now on. Remember that the password you are going to type must have at least 8 characters, must be made up of upper and lower case letters and must have at least one number. To check the actual security level of the new password you have chosen, take a look at the indicator under the item Safety. If it is green your password is effective, if it is red I suggest you review what you typed. To confirm and apply the changes, press on change Password.


If everything went well and if you have actually succeeded in your I intend to change the iCloud password by trying to log in with the new access key to the section Manage your Apple ID of the Apple website, to iCloud from the website of the service or from the settings of your devices you will not encounter any type of problem.


As an alternative to the procedure I have just indicated you can change iCloud password also by acting directly from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch or from your Mac.

  • To change iCloud password from iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch access the home screen of your device, press on Settings do tap sul you don't know (or on the item iCloud and then onemail address referring to your account if you are using a version of iOS prior to 10.3). In the new screen that is shown to you at this point, tap on Password and security, Then change Password and proceed with changing the password. If two-step verification is active on your account, then type the security code you received and then fill in the fields that are proposed to you on the screen by typing your current password and the one you would like to be able to use. To finish, tap on Modification.
  • To change iCloud password on Mac press the icon of System preference annexed to Dock or al Launchpad then click iCloud in the window that has gone to open. Then press the button Account Details, if prompted, type the password currently in use referring to your iCloud account then click on the tab Safety. At this point he presses the button change Password and fill in the fields displayed on the screen by typing the password currently in use and the one you would like to be able to use. To finish click on Modification.

Change iCloud Password - Procedure 2

If you have forgotten the access key associated with your account and want to understand how to change your iCloud password, the first thing you need to do is to click here so that you can immediately connect to the Internet site of the service made available by Apple. Then he presses on the voice Forgot l'ID Apple or the password? located under the fields displayed on the screen through which to log in to the service and wait for the opening of a new tab in the web browser window.



Fill in the field on the web page attached to the new tab displayed Apple ID shown on the screen under the item Enter your Apple ID to get started by typing the email address referring to your Apple account. Next, copy the security code you see below in the appropriate text field and presses the button Continue.

Now indicate the information you want to reset (the Password in your case), click on the button Continue and indicate the method by which you intend to authenticate to your account. Then put the check mark next to Ricevere un'email to receive an e-mail message from Apple to the addresses registered for your account containing a link through which you can change your iCloud password or next to Answer the security questions if you intend to change iCloud password by answering the security questions you provided when creating the Apple ID. Once you have chosen the desired system to be able to change your iCloud password, press the button Continue.


At this point, if you have chosen authentication via email, wait for the message to appear The email has been sent in the web browser window and then access at least one of the e-mail addresses registered for your account. Then open the section Incoming mail o inbox of your inbox, presses on the email sent by Apple and follow the instructions in it, taking care to click on the appropriate link to change iCloud password. Then follow the simple instructions shown on the screen.

If, on the other hand, you have chosen to change your iCloud password by answering the security questions, indicate your date of birth using the appropriate text field, then click on the button Continue and fill in the text fields displayed taking care to answer the questions correctly. Then you will be shown a new screen through which you can change the password of your iCloud account.


Keep in mind that if you have previously set up two-step verification on your account you can also use this system to succeed in your intent. To change your iCloud password using the two-step verification system, just type the recovery key assigned to you in the field below the item Recovery key: present on the Web page displayed after entering your Apple ID, press the button Continue, choose a trusted device from those in the list, wait for the verification code to be received on the latter and type the code obtained in the appropriate fields visible in the web browser window. Once this is done you can set a new password for your iCloud account simply typing it in the appropriate field displayed and then pressing the button Reset password.

 

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