Forgot your Apple ID password? Here’s how iOS 15 will let a friend help you reset your password
Apple will soon make contacting support to reset your forgotten Apple ID password a thing of the past. Here’s how your friend or family member will be able to help you login to a locked account.
Passwords are tricky, and forgetting the password to your Apple device can be extra tricky because it also holds all of your personal data such as your passwords stored in Apple Keychain, your notes, your photos on iCloud and much more. If you forget your password, you can end up in serious trouble, including being locked out of your Apple devices. While you won’t be locked out of your account permanently, getting in touch with Apple Support can still take time and energy that you might not have on a busy day.
In order to simplify the process of recovering your password, Apple is going to add a new process that will let you enter a code from a friend or a relative, that will allow you to unlock your account. The new feature is expected to arrive on Apple’s upcoming iOS 15 release and will reportedly be called Account Recovery.