How to Reset Mac User Account Password

How to Reset Mac User Account Password

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If you are unable to log in to your Mac because you have forgotten your password, fret not, this is a problem fairly easy to fix.

In this post, I’m going to show you how to reset your Mac’s password using macOS Utilities. Let’s dive into it.

Resetting Mac User Account Password

01. Restart your Mac, hold down Command + R when you see the Apple Logo.

02. You will be greeted with macOS Utilities dialogue box when it’s loaded.

03. Select Utilities > Terminal from the top menu.

04. In Terminal, type resetpassword and hit Return.

05. In the Reset Password dialogue box, click “Forgot all passwords” to reset password for all user accounts.

06. Click“Set Password”and enter new password for each user.

07. Click “Exit to Recovery Utilities”, restart your Mac and re-login with your new password.

Hope this helps.