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[Solved] Lost iCloud Account Password? Here's How to Reset iCloud Email Password

Jun 8, 2016 3:23 pm / Posted by Shawn Hamilton to iPhone Tips
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The iCloud password is used to log into iCloud on your Mac OS X computers and Apple devices. And this iCloud password is also the same Apple ID and password that you use to sign in iTunes and App Store. If you unfortunately forgot your iCloud email password, or if you even cannot remember your Apple ID, you cannot restore data from iCloud backup, or download apps from iTunes and App Store. Here we tell you the most feasible ways to reset iCloud account password and retrieve Apple ID. You'll find iCloud password recovery is not so complicated.

Part1. How to Reset a Forgotten iCloud Password on Computer
Part2. How to Recover Apple ID and Password
Part3. How to Reset iCloud Password on iPhone & iPad
Part 4: How to Recover iCloud Keychain Security Code
Extended Info: Best Way to View and Restore Data from iCloud without Restoring iPhone/iPad

Part 1: How to Reset a Forgotten iCloud Password on Computer

If you've forgot your iCloud password, but you still remember your iCloud email address, here are the steps to recover the password for your iCloud account.

Part 2: How to Recover Apple ID and Password

If you cannot remember which email you have used to set up your Apple ID, follow the instructions to recover Apple ID password.

Part 3: How to Reset iCloud Password on iPhone & iPad

Step 1. Go to Settings > iCloud on your iPhone, iPad

Step 2. Enter your Apple ID, and tap on the blue text "Forgot Apple ID or Password?". Here are two options:

Step 3. You are required to answer the security questions related to the Apple ID and follow the directions to reset Apple ID password.

Part 4: How to Recover iCloud Keychain Security Code

iCloud Keychain keeps the passwords and credit information you save on the iOS devices you approve. You'll need to verify with either a security code or phone number whenever you set up iClould Keychain on a new device. If you lost or forgot the iCloud security code, your iCloud Keychain will be disabled on that device and your keychain in iCloud will be deleted. Good news that it is not the end of the world, you can reset the security code so long as you remember your iCloud password.

Here are the top ways of recovering iCloud password and Apple ID when you forgot or lost them. If you have synced your iPhone data to iCloud, then you will be able to restore data from iCloud when facing with data loss after iOS 10 update.

Extended Info: Best Way to View and Restore Data from iCloud without Restoring iPhone/iPad

When you have recovered your iCloud password, you may want to view iCloud files and restore data from iCloud backup. Here you can use UltData, one of the best iOS data recovery software, to selectively restore iPhone from iCloud or iTunes without wiping current data in your device.

Install UltData to your computer, choose "Recover from iCloud Backup Files", and sign in your iCloud account with the correct password.

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Choose an iCloud backup and click Next to select file types you want to view and recover.

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This iPhone data recovery software will download this iCloud backup to your computer and allow you to view details including messages, contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp data, etc.

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You can choose data selectively and click Recover button to transfer the files to your iPhone or save them to computer. Furthermore, this iPhone data recovery software support to extract iTunes backup, or scan iPhone directly for lost files when your iCloud password is lost or forgotten.

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