How to Reset Forgotten Apple ID Security Questions

You need to create security questions for Apple ID when setting it up; these are used to recover your Apple ID account if it locks you out or gets hijacked. However, as time passes, you may want to reset forgotten Apple ID security questions because maybe you forgot them.

Reset Apple ID Security Questions

This article shows you how exactly you can do that. Here’s what you need to do.

Steps to Reset Forgotten Apple ID Security Questions

If you forgot the answers to your Apple ID security questions, then hope there’s a rescue email. You can use that to bypass and reset your Apple ID security questions and update the answers to something that can be remembered.

Do the following steps to reset your forgotten Apple ID security questions:

Step 1: Visit the sign-in page of Apple ID on any web browser and sign in - https://appleid.apple.com

Manage Apple ID

Step 2: Head over to “Security” and ensure there’s a rescue email set up. Add one if there’s none. When you do, click “Change Questions” to proceed.

Change Apple ID Security Questions

Step 3: In the pop-up that shows, click “Reset your security questions” button.

Step 4: Check your rescue email inbox. There’ll be an email from Apple regarding reset forgotten Apple ID security questions.

Step 5: Click “Reset Now” button and the page will redirect you to the sign-in screen where you’ll be asked for your Apple ID in the default web browser. You should sign in when prompted.

Step 6: After you sign in, you’ll have to create a new set of Apple ID security questions. Fill out as you should.

Reset Apple ID Security Questions

Step 7: After that, click “Update” which should be at the bottom of the screen.

That’s all you need to do. You’ve reset forgotten Apple ID security questions, and they’ll help you gain access to your account again. In some circumstances, however, you may be asked to contact the company directly because it’s a matter of personal identity. Apple will then work with you over the call to reset Apple ID security questions.

| September 12, 2016 Related Topics: App Store, Apple, Fix, iCloud, iTunes