Can't remember your Apple ID password? so you can get it back — 2022

If you don't remember the password for your Apple ID, also called Apple ID, don't worry. All is not lost, since it is possible to recover the password of an Apple ID in a really simple way if you follow a few specific steps. In this post we will help you to do it, in such a way that you can continue accessing your account from the iPhone, iPad, Mac or any other Apple device.

Remember password with two-factor authentication

Two-factor authentication is one of the new security methods that are beginning to be implemented on many platforms in order to preserve user privacy and prevent third parties from accessing their accounts without permission. It consists of adding one more identification parameter apart from the password. In the case of Apple works when we have more than one device , such as an iPhone and an iPad.

Of course, it will not be enough to have two Apple computers at first, since that functionality will have to be activated, which can be managed from the settings of an iPhone, iPad, Mac or from the iCloud website . Assuming that you have this functionality activated, you can recover the password of your Apple ID by clicking on I forgot my password , link that appears when trying to log in to any device with your account.

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In the recovery options of password that will appear, you must click on one in which you can send a code of security to another device. That other device will instantly sound an alert and pop-up that a device is trying to sign in with your account. You must click on the allow option and said code will appear.

Once you have entered the code on the device in which you want to log in, you will now be able to access the different options forchange your apple id password.

Remember password with security questions

There is another method to recover the password of an Apple ID, which is quite a classic. Is about answer security questions that you previously answered in order to recover the password in the future. Typically these questions can be set up when you first create your account and can be such as the name of your childhood best friend or the make of your first car.

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To answer these questions we advise you to go to the apple id website and click on forgot your Apple ID or password?. Once you access this link you will find the option to reset password or reset security questions, having to click on the restore password to unlock the account. Then you must choose the option answer security questions and, once answered correctly, you will have access to your account again and you will be able to create a new password.

Remember password via email

Another possibility that you can find to be able to recover your password is through your email, which must be the same as that of your Apple ID. It should be noted that the password to access this email does not have to be the same, although if you do not remember it either, you must follow the appropriate steps to recover it with your provider (Gmail, Outlook...).

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The steps to follow for this method are practically the same as those for the security questions, having to access the Apple ID website. In this case you must select receive an email as unlock method. Then check your inbox and you will find instructions to recover your account. If you do not receive this email after a few minutes, we advise you to check your spam folder to see if you have received it there.

If you have not been able to recover your password with any of these methods, we recommendcontact Appleso that they can help you in another way.