If you forgot your iCloud password and cannot access email, don't worry. It's easy to reset your iCloud Mail password by following a few basic steps. Below are instructions for resetting an Apple ID or iCloud Mail password to restore access to your account. If you lose your Recovery Key , an extra recovery step is available at the end of this page. If you set up two-factor authentication, you can reset your Apple ID password from a trusted device. Here's how to change your Apple ID password using two-factor authentication on a Mac desktop or laptop computer:. If you don't know your Recovery Key, create a new one to replace the old one. You need this key to log in to an untrusted device with your Apple ID when two-step authentication is enabled. In iOS Enter the passcode to your device.
How to reset your Apple ID password
Reset your Icloud password
For security reasons, it might take several days or longer before you can use your account again. We know this delay is inconvenient, but it's important so that we can keep your account and information safe. You can also visit an Apple Store and ask to use a device on site. When the wait period is over, Apple sends you a text or automated phone call with instructions to regain access to your account. Follow the instructions to immediately regain access to your Apple ID. In some cases, you might be able to speed up the account recovery process or reset your password immediately by verifying a six-digit code sent to your primary email address.
If you can't access any of your devices
Use the steps below to reset your password from any trusted iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, or Mac. You can also use a friend or family member's iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch. If that doesn't work, you may not be signed into iCloud on an eligible device or have two-factor authentication enabled for your Apple ID. Follow these steps instead. If you use a recovery key for account security, you can use it to help reset your password on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.