Nowadays, your Apple ID is as precious as your Apple iPhone. For signing in, you require this password ID whether it be iCloud, two-step verification, email preferences and last not but the least for all Apple Internet services. It’s nothing more than a disaster if you have forgot apple ID password. Thanks to the Apple, who introduced a password reset method that involves only a few simple steps.
If you can’t memorise or don’t have access to your forgot Apple ID password, like while adding some trusted device or managing account preferences, these are things you have to follow to reset it.
How to reset your forgot apple ID password.
- Visit the Apple ID webpage on a Mac or PC.
- Click on the blue Reset your password link just below the “Manage your Apple ID button.”
While resetting your forgot apple id password, if the user is denied the two step verification, follow these tips:
- Enter the email associated with your Apple account on the next page and tap Next.
- If you don’t remember your Apple ID, just click on Forgot your Apple ID?
When your two-step verification gets enabled, you need to have access to the Recovery Key assigned to your particular Apple account as well as to any trusted device before continuing further. Apple will do away the rest with the Recovery Key system in iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 as these operating systems will feature in themselves a built-in two-factor authentication.
After you successfully enter your Apple ID password and (Recovery code if needed), next you will be asked to verify your identity either through security questions or via email authentication.
You have to create a new password soon after resetting your forgot Apple ID password. The new password should be the one that you have not used in the last 90 days. Once your new Apple ID password has been created, you will have to enter it on your devices’ Settings or System Preferences apps in order to enable iCloud services on that particular device. However, some apps, like FaceTime and Find My Friends, require per-app iCloud logins, hence you require to enter your iCloud password specifically for these apps.
Moreover, once your two-step verification is activated, you need to create new app-specific passwords for apps that do not support the security protocol. For this,
- You have to sign in to your Apple ID Web interface.
- Then select the Password and Security menu and click on Generate an App-Specific Password.
The resulting pop-up window shows a one-time use passcode for entering into an appropriate app’s login field.