It is very important to change Apple’s Mac log-in password from time to time. Changing your password prevents your data from stealing if someone from the outside knows your log-in information. Log-in Password is the one you enter to log into your Mac, it is not the one that lets you in your Apple ID.
In this guide, we will show you how to change Apple’s Mac Log-in Password for safety purposes.
Changing Apple’s Mac Log-in Password
Here’s how you can do it:
- Turn your MacBook on, now click on the Apple icon given on the left top corner of the screen. From the menu choose “System Preferences”.
- Select “Users & Groups” from the System Preferences window.
- Click on the Password tab and then on the Lock icon. Enter the System password to have administrative rights. Click on “Unlock”.
- Click on “Change Password”.
- Enter your Current Password in the “Old Password” field.
- Now type the new password in the “New Password” field and again type the same password in the “Verify” field.
- You may want to enter a hint to help you remember your password. Enter the hint for the password in the “Password Hint” section which is recommended.
- Click “Change password” when you are done with typing the passwords and hint.
Make sure to enter a strong password that cannot be easily broken in. Moreover, the hint will appear when you will enter the wrong password consecutively three times. Click on the question mark in the password field on the log-in screen to see the placed hint.
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