Tips for Setting a New Password for Your Macbook

Forgetting the password for your Macbook and figuring out how to reset it can seem like a daunting task. However, it's not as difficult as you might think. In this guide, we will walk you through the steps to reset your Macbook password on macOS. Don't worry, we've got you covered!

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In the following steps, Meo Hay will guide you on how to reset the password of your Macbook Apple when you forget it.

  • Turn off the power completely.
  • Press and hold the keys Command + R at the same time. Then, turn on the power to enter the macOS recovery mode.
Forgot Macbook password and how to set a new password

Step 2: Reset password using Terminal

  • In the recovery interface, select Utilities -> Terminal.
  • In the Terminal interface, type the command “resetpassword” and press Enter.
Forgot Macbook password and how to set a new password
Forgot Macbook password and how to set a new password

Step 3: Create a new password for your Mac.

    • If the Mac has multiple users, select the user you want to change the password for. If there is only 1 user, proceed to the next step below.
    • In the password reset interface, set a new password for your Mac and confirm it again in the box below.
  • The password hint is for you to enter a hint for your password, you can skip it if you want.
  • Click Continue and wait for the system to notify you of the successful password reset.
  • Finally, restart your Mac as instructed in the notification to complete the process.
Forgot Macbook password and how to set a new password
Forgot Macbook password and how to set a new password
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