When trying to download an app from the App Store, did you notice that you forgot your Apple ID password? Don't despair, you can easily reset it and regain your account directly from your iPhone without spending more than five minutes of your time.
All you need to do is read the instructions on how to retrieve your Apple ID on iPhone below and put them into practice. We'll also see how to retrieve an Apple ID username in case you lose it, I assure you it's really easy.
If you want to know how to retrieve your Apple ID on your iPhone because you forgot your account password, the first step is to start Safari and log in to iforgot.apple.com. On the page that opens, select Enter your Apple ID and type the email address that your Apple ID is associated with into the Password Recovery field.
Then, press the Next button and choose whether to reset your account password by receiving an email reset link (Reset by email button) or to reset your password by answering the security questions you set when creating your Apple ID (by pressing the Answer Security Questions button).
Depending on the option selected, click on the verification link you received via email or answer the security questions you are asked. You will then be redirected to a web page where you can enter a new password for your Apple ID.
Forgot your account username too? No problem. You can retrieve your Apple ID on your iPhone and also trace your username by starting Safari and logging into iforgot.apple.com. On the page that opens, select Forgot your Apple ID and type in your details on the form.
You must enter your First Name, Last Name and email address in the respective fields, press the Next button, and if the system recognizes your personal information, you will be redirected to the password reset page like the one we analyzed earlier.
At this point, follow the path above and in no time you should be able to retrieve your Apple ID and reset your account password. Easy, right?
Frequently asked questions and answers
How do I recover my Apple ID account?
Go to your Apple ID account page and click "Forgot your Apple ID or passcode?" Enter your Apple ID, choose the option to reset your passcode, and then choose Continue. ... Enter your 2-Step Verification reset password.*More items...-22 Dec two thousand twenty
How to get Apple ID for iPhone?
Open the App Store and tap the Sign In button. Tap Create New Apple ID. ... Follow the steps that appear on the screen. ... Enter your credit card and billing information, and then tap Next.More items...-8 Apr two thousand and twenty-one
What is Apple ID and password?
Your Apple ID is the account you use to access Apple services such as the App Store, Apple Music, iCloud, iMessage, FaceTime, and more. You can sign in to any and all Apple services with a single Apple ID and the appropriate passcode.
How do I activate my Apple ID?
Go to Settings. tap "Sign in" on your iPhone. enter your Apple ID and passcode. if you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one. if you've secured your account with 2-factor authentication, enter your 6-digit verification code. If you don't have an Apple ID, you can create one. If you secured your account with 2-factor authentication, enter the 6-digit verification code.