Change your Apple ID password

Follow these steps to change your Apple ID password.

Change your Apple ID password on your iPhone, iPad, iPod touch or Apple Watch

  1. Tap Settings > your name > Password & Security.
  2. Tap Change Password.
  3. Enter your current password or device passcode, then enter a new password and confirm the new password. Forgotten your password?
  4. Tap Change or Change Password.


Change your child's Apple ID password

If you have an iPhone or iPad with the latest version of iOS or iPadOS and two-factor authentication turned on for your Apple ID, you can change the Apple ID password for a child account in your Family Sharing group.

  1. Tap Settings > Family > your child’s account.
  2. Tap Apple ID & Password.
  3. Tap Change [Child’s Name] Password.
  4. Enter your device passcode and follow the onscreen instructions.

Find out more about an Apple ID account for your child under 13 (age varies by region)


Change your Apple ID password on your Mac

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Settings (or System Preferences), then click your name (or Apple ID).
  2. Click Password & Security.
  3. Click Change Password. Before you can reset your Apple ID password, you'll be required to enter the password you used to unlock your Mac. 
    Change your Apple ID password on your Mac


Change your Apple ID password on the web

  1. Sign in to appleid.apple.com.
  2. In the Sign-In and Security section, click Password.
    Change your Apple ID password on the web
  3. Enter your current password, then enter a new password and confirm the new password. Forgotten your password
  4. Click Change Password.
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