4 ways to regain access to OS X account password

Forgot your OS X login password? No problem! There are some methods through which you can reset the lost password in the least amount of time. Following are the four best ways that can help reset the OS account password in a quick and easy way. These include:

Users & Groups” in System Preferences: This method is the best option to change Password option in System Preferences. With this option, you need an administrator password. If you don’t have a password, go for the following:

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  • Open up System Preferences by navigating to Applications > System Preferences.
  • Locate and click on Users & Groups in System Preferences.
  • Click on the lock icon in the bottom-left corner.
  • Select the account you need to reset from the left-hand pane after opening the password.
  • Click on the Reset Password option.
  • Enter a new password for your account.

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Use OS X’s Password Recovery Utility to Reset Your Password: To reset the password, you need to boot Mac’s recovery drive with the following steps:

  • Shut the Mac down> Press Mac’s power button> press the “Command+R” for the recovery of drive>select Terminal from the Utilities menu> Enter ‘resetpassword’ command into Terminal>Restart Mac to have access to your account.

Reset Your OS X Account Password Using an Apple ID: You can also use this method to reset your password. If you have no Apple account, create one with the following steps:

  • Open up Users & Groups from System Preferences.
  • Click on the Set box next to the Apple ID field.
  • Create a new Apple ID by clicking on Create Apple ID.
  • Test out the box to allow user to reset password using Apple ID.

Use Terminal to Reset Your OS X Password: Now, you have an Apple ID with your account that you can use for the purpose of resetting your account. You can check its validity at the login window. Simply enter wrong passwords and you will get message asking you about using an Apple ID to reset several the password. Use forgot apple id password Apple ID only after you view a message showing ‘if you’ve forgot your password’.  customer support for Apple 

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