Forgot Apple ID password, how to reset it?

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Forgetting the password of an Apple ID is certainly not nice, because through this account we have access to many functions such as iCloud, App Store, Apple Music and so on. Without this password, the iPhone becomes almost unusable. Fortunately, there is a fairly easy way to get it back in minutes. Here's how to reset a forgotten Apple password.

Reset your password

To reset the forgotten password:

  1. Go su iforgot.apple.com
  2. Enter your Apple ID email
  3. Click on Continue
  4. Select the option to reset your password
  5. Click on Continue
  6. Select "Send email" or "Answer security questions". Choose the second option only if you remember the responses configured during account activation
  7. Click on Continue
  8. Click on Done
  9. Open the email you will receive from Apple and click Restore Now
  10. Enter the new password and confirm it
  11. Click your Ripristina password

If in step 6 you selected "Answer the security questions"



  1. Enter your date of birth
  2. Answer the security questions
  3. Click on Continue
  4. Enter the new password and confirm it
  5. Click your Ripristina password

This way you can recover your forgotten Apple password.

Reset the password with two-factor authentication

If you have activated thetwo-factor authentication, highly recommended option for security reasons: some steps change:

  1. Go su iforgot.apple.com
  2. Enter your Apple ID email
  3. Click on Continue
  4. Enter the phone number associated with your Apple ID
  5. Click on Continue
  6. Enter the password you see on the screen on your iPhone linked to the account
  7. Click on Done
  8. Enter the new password and confirm it
  9. Click on Done

From iPhone

You can also reset the password directly from iPhone:



  1. Open Settings
  2. Click on your account at the top (where you see your name and surname)
  3. Click on Password and Security
  4. Click your Modify Password
  5. Enter the security code of your iPhone
  6. Enter the new password and confirm it
  7. Click on Edit

You have now configured a new password. Keep it safe by making sure you save it in Keychain or in apps like 1Password.


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