Apple has remained always on the top in the IT sector around the world by providing its unique products. Their products are completely different than other, varying on design, technology they use and their software interface. In order to improve their quality service they launched icloud about two three years ago. Actually icloud is the data storage and cloud computing based technology. From where you can browse and upload different file based content, application, images, videos and music.
One icloud id will let you use these all services. The article will focused on what to do when you forget your icloud password. Due to various security reasons we tend to change password frequently to keep our account safe and secure and yes we might be into such situations sometime. You don’t have to worry about any thing because we are now describing the process of reset in case you forgot iCloud password.
Basically, there are three ways for iCloud password reset:
If you are able to answer the security question correctly then you should follow this approach:
- First open apple id login page (applied.apple.com). Then go through the button “ reset your password” and put your Apple iCloud id and click Next. The next page will come up with the option “answer your security question” as the authentication method, choose this and to proceed click on next button. They will also ask you your birth-date, after entering your birth date start answering security questions. If you answered all your security question they will ask you enter new password then confirm it again. Now you have your new password for icloud account.
- The second method would be only applicable if you have provided them with your other email address associated to apple account. For this method follow the same procedure till the authentication page, then select “email authentication” your verification method to move further. The Apple will send all the details about previous password and the new link that will lead you to change your password in your old email address. Follow the instruction, enter and confirm new password and the process is done.
- The last method is two step verification and will word only if have turned it on in the past. That means you already have a recovery key which you get while setting up this method. Follow the reset procedure same as on previous method till the point “reset your password”, then enter your recovery key and the device you that will receive further verification, enter that verification code and finally it will ask you to enter and confirm new password. Now you are done with this changing process. These are all the method that will guide you through such situations.
You can change iCloud password or you can even recover the old one if you want incase you forgot iCloud password. It is quiet important that you change your iCloud password in a regular time basis in order to prevent from your icloud account getting hacked.