Forgot Apple ID, here's how to reset

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Forgot the password for iCloud, iTunes or App Store? Here's how to reset your forgotten Apple ID. Whether you want to sign into iCloud on a new device or download something from iTunes or the App Store, you'll need your Apple ID password to do so.


If you can't remember your password, you can reset it using the web browser on your iPhone, iPad or Mac. If you don't even remember your Apple ID, you can try to recover it! We are going to answer your question: how to recover my Apple ID?



Your Apple ID is the key to unlocking all Apple services. Your iPhone would be nothing more than an expensive multimedia device without an Apple ID. The problem with Apple ID is that you rarely use it. Once your phone is set up with your Apple ID, it may take a few months before you need your Apple ID and password again.

If you only rely on your memory, you have a higher chance that you will forget your Apple password. If you have forgotten Apple password, this tutorial will show you how to recover Apple ID. If you have forgotten your Apple ID password, please follow the steps below to recover Apple password.


How to recover Apple ID or iCloud password with your email address or security questions

If you haven't turned on two-factor authentication for your Apple ID (we highly recommend doing this for security reasons), you'll need to use your email address or answer the security questions to change your Apple ID password.

  1. Access iforgot apple.com from any web browser to recover iCloud password
  2. Please enter your email address Apple ID.
  3. click on Continue.
  4. Select I need to reset my password.
  5. click on Continue.
  6. Select Receive an e - email o Answer the security questions. In this example, we will send an email.
  7. click on Continue.
  8. click on end.
  9. Open theemail che you received from Apple. It will be titled "How to reset Apple ID password".
  10. click on Reset now.
  11. Enter your new one Password.
  12. Enter it again for confirm.
  13. click on Reset password.

If you have chosen to answer the security questions

If you've decided to answer the security questions instead of receiving an email, follow these steps after clicking Continue in step 7 over it.



  1. Check your date of birth.
  2. click on Continue.
  3. Answer two o'clock security questions that they come to you posed.
  4. click on Continue.
  5. Enter your new one Password.
  6. Enter it again for confirm.
  7. click on Reset password.

How to reset your password if two-factor authentication is enabled

If you've turned on two-factor authentication, you'll need one of the devices associated with your Apple account nearby.


  1. Access iforgot password apple.com from any web browser to recover forgotten Apple ID password.
  2. Please enter your email address Apple ID.
  3. click on Continue.
  4. Enter the telephone number associated with your Apple ID.
  5. click on Continue. You will be asked to take one of the devices linked to this account.
  6. Get one of the devices associated with your iCloud account. In this case we will use an iPhone.
  7. Toccata Allow.
  8. Enter the pass code of the chosen device.
  9. Toccata Done.
  10. Insert the new one password dell'ID Apple.
  11. Enter it again for check.
  12. Toccata NEXT.
  13. Toccata Done.

Recover Apple ID password on your iPhone

You can reset your Apple ID password directly from your iPhone if your phone is connected to iCloud and you have a passcode on your phone.


  1. Open the Settings on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the banner of the Your Apple ID.
  3. Toccata Password and security.
  4. Toccata Change Password.
  5. Enter your iPhone passcode.
  6. Toccata Done.
  7. Enter the new one twice Password In fields New e Verifica.
  8. Toccata Change.

How to change Apple ID password on macOS Catalina

  1. Open the System Preference.
  2. Click on Apple ID.
  3. click on Password and security.
  4. Click on Change Password …
  5. Enter the password of the Your Mac if requested.
  6. click on Allow.
  7. Enter your new one Password.
  8. Enter the new one again Password.
  9. click on Modification.

How to recover Apple ID on macOS Mojave and earlier

  1. apri System Preference from the Dock or Applications folder.
  2. Click on iCloud.
  3. click on Account Details.
  4. click on Protection.
  5. Click on Change Password …
  6. Enter the password of the Your Mac if requested.
  7. Insert the new one password dell'ID Apple In fields New password e Verifica.
  8. click on Modification.

How to recover forgotten Apple ID

Of course, Apple can help you find your account even if you've forgotten the email address you use with it.



  1. Log in to iforgot.apple.com from any web browser to recover Apple ID.
  2. Toccata look for it under the e-mail address entry field.
  3. Enter yours namelast name e backup email address. Make sure you are using the full name associated with your Apple ID.
  4. click on Continue. If your name and recovery email are in the system, you will be taken to a page that says "Apple ID found".
  5. click on Go to your account. You will be redirected to appleid.apple.com.
  6. Click on Forgot Apple ID or Password? if you still need to recover your password. Follow the steps above to recover your password with an email address or security questions, or if you've turned on two-factor authentication.

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