How to Reset iCloud Password From Your iPhone

We have millions of accounts in this day and age and we use different passwords for each one. So it isn't a surprise when you forget one of the passwords. What happens if you don't remember your iCloud account password? Now the best solution is to reset iCloud password or reset iCloud email for your account?

There isn't a need to worry as there are several ways to restore the access to your iCloud account if you forgot iCloud password or email. For starters, you can send a password recovery email to reset the password of your iCloud account or use the other iCloud password recovery options.

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Reset iCloud Password Directly from your iPhone

Another thing you can do to reset your iCloud password is to use the secret questions. Two-step verification can also give you access. If all these steps don't work out, you need a new iCloud account. However, let's look at recovery processes in detail first:

Recovery email to restore your iCloud account

Here's how to do it:

  1. Open Safari web browser on your device and enter 'iforgot.apple.com' in the bar.
  2. 'Enter your Apple ID' and 'Forgot Apple ID' will be the next options. Select the first one.

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  1. Once you enter your Apple ID, select 'Reset by Mail' from 'Password Reset Options' for iCloud password reset.
  2. The email will be sent tab will appear. See the recovery email to your Apple ID and follow the instructions to reset iCloud password on iPhone or iPad.

Secret questions to change / reset iCloud password

The iCloud ID password can be restored once you answer the secret questions associated with your account. Here's how it works:

  1. Open Safari web browser on your device and enter 'iforgot.apple.com' in the bar.
  2. 'Enter your Apple ID' and 'Forgot Apple ID' will be the next options. Select the first one.
  3. After entering the email ID, choose 'Next' from the top right corner.
  4. In case you can't access the email, select the option of 'Answer Security Questions'.

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  1. Verify your date of birth to move forward.
  2. After answering all the questions, select 'Next'.
  3. Choose your new password.

Two-step verification for iCloud password reset

Here's how to use this one to recover iCloud password:

  1. Open Safari web browser on your device and enter 'iforgot.apple.com' in the bar.
  2. 'Enter your Apple ID' and 'Forgot Apple ID' will be the next options. Select the first one.
  3. After entering the email ID, choose 'Next' from the top right corner.
  4. Enter the recovery key given to you and select 'next' from top right. Apple Inc provided the key to you for the verification of your device.

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  1. Verify your identity with a trusted Apple device and select 'Next' from the right top.
  2. Enter the verification code and select 'Next' again.
  3. Choose a new password.

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  1. Now you'll receive a confirmation from Apple regarding password change.

In case any of these steps don't work, you need to create a new account for iCloud

New iCloud account steps:

  1. Go to Settings app -> iCloud -> Get a free Apple ID. Enter your birth details and select 'Next' from top right.
  2. Choose to create a new iCloud account and select 'Next.
  3. Select the details on the page if you have created a new iCloud email and select 'Next'.
  4. Now Select 'Create'.
  5. If you're using a current email then check your email and confirm that it is your email.

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  1. Choose a new Apple ID / iCloud password. Use alphanumeric password to make it difficult to guess for hackers.

Update #1: Here are some new methods to try if you forgot iCloud password and you want to reset it or recover it:

Call iCloud Password Reset Help

Call the iCloud Password Reset support on this number: 1-855-550-2552 and ask them to reset your password. You will need to verify your identity and provide a proof of purchase of the device. Read the full tutorial here.

That's it!

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| May 25, 2016 Related Topics: Apple, Bypass Activation, iCloud, iOS