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How to Reset Apple ID Password Using Two-step Verification?

Using two-fator authentication you can reset your Apple ID password by recieving the verification code on your iPhone, iPad or Mac devices and this guide will show you how.

Two-step verification is an optional feature that adds an extra layer of protection to your Apple account. It requires you to enter a verification code from a trusted device or phone number when you sign in with your Apple ID. Using two-factor authentication, you can reset your Apple ID password, and this guide will show you how.

How to Reset Apple ID Password?

How to reset Apple ID Password using Two-step Verification

You can use the two-step verification method to reset the forgotten Apple ID password by following these steps:

  • Head to the Apple ID account webpage and click the sign-in button.
  • On the Apple ID sign-in page, click the ‘Forgot Apple ID or Password’ hyperlink.
  • Then enter your Apple ID and type in the security characters.
  • Finally, click the “Continue” button.
  • Now select “Get a verification code from one of your devices” and click the “Continue” button.
  • Then you will receive a verification code on the trusted device.
  • If you are trusted device is iPhone, you might be asked to enter the passcode before viewing the verification code.
  • Enter the verification code on the website and click the “Continue” button.
  • Create a new password and confirm it. Make sure it is strong and unique.
  • Finally, select the “Reset Password” button and sign in with your new password.

Can’t receive Two-Factor Authentication?

How to reset Apple ID password using Two Factor Authentication


If you can’t receive the verification code on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, then you must enable two-factor authentication on your Apple device first, and here’s how you can do it:

  • On your iPhone or iPad, open the Settings app.
  • If you are using Mac, go to the Apple menu > System Preferences.
  • Then click on your name card, and select the ‘Password & Security’ tab.
  • Now tap the ‘Turn on Two-Factor Authentication’ toggle, then select the ‘Continue’ button on your iPhone or iPad.
  • On Mac, click the ‘Turn on’ button next to the ‘Two-Factor Authentication’ tab.
  • Finally, follow the on-screen instructions to set up two-step verification.

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