Two-factor authentication is the most secure way to protect your Apple ID. If you don't set up two-factor authentication for your Apple ID, security questions is a secondary method used by Apple for verifying your identify. Security questions are designed to be memorable to you but hard for anyone else to guess. In this guide, we'll show you how to reset security questions for Apple ID. If you are interested in this topic, go on reading this guide.
- Part 1. How to Reset Security Questions on Apple ID
- Part 2. How to Unlock Apple ID without Security Questions
- Part 3. How to Change Apple ID Password without Security Questions
Part 1. How to Reset Security Questions on Apple ID
It's very important to remember the answers to your security questions to avoid being locked out of your account. With the answers to your security questions, you can sign into your Apple ID on any device easily. If you want to change security questions for Apple ID, try the following steps to get it done.
Method 1. Change Security Questions for Apple ID on Web
Step 1. Go to https://appleid.apple.com/ and sign into with your Apple ID credentials.
Step 2. In the Sign-In and Security section, select Account Security.
Step 3. Under Security questions, click on Change Security Questions.
Step 4. Select your new security questions and their answers, then click on Update.
Step 5. Enter your Apple ID password, then click on Done.
Method 2. Change Security Questions on Apple ID in Settings
Step 1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone and tap on your name.
Step 2. Tap on Password & Security, then tap on Change Security Questions.
Step 3. Answer your security questions and tap on Agree. Then you can enter your new security questions.
If you don't want security questions or you're concerned about forgetting the answers, you can set up two-factor authentication. You can directly choose to turn on Two-factor Authentication on your iPhone.
Part 2. How to Unlock Apple ID without Security Questions
Provided that you can remember your Apple ID password and the answers to your security questions, you can change security questions for Apple ID at any time. However, there are still some users who forgot Apple ID password and security questions. What to do if you forgot Apple ID security questions and password? MagFone iPhone Unlocker is here to help you unlock Apple ID without password on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
If you forgot your Apple ID password and security questions, then you can use MagFone iPhone Unlocker to delete Apple ID on your iPhone or iPad. With the help of MagFone iPhone Unlocker, you can also remove Screen Time passcode, MDM, and screen lock. Here is a guide on how to unlock Apple ID without password and security questions.
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Step 1 Connect iDevice to Computer and Run MagFone
To get started with, connect your iPhone to your computer through a USB cable. Then open MagFone iPhone Unlocker on the computer and enter into the Unlock Apple ID mode. Proceed to click on the Start button.
Step 2 Check and Confirm the Device Status of iDevice
Then go to check to see if you have set up two-factor authentication and screen passcode for your iPhone. If not, you need to set a screen passcode and turn on two-factor authentication. Directly skip this step when Find My is disabled.
Step 3 Download and Verify the Firmware for iDevice
Now you need to check the device information, including the device model, series number, and device. If there is nothing wrong, you can directly select the version of the firmware and start to download it by clicking on the Download button.
Step 4 Unlock Apple ID without Security Questions
After downloading the firmware to your computer, you can click on the Unlock button to start removing Apple ID from your iPhone or iPad. In the process of removing Apple ID, keep your device connected to the computer.
Part 3. How to Change Apple ID Password without Security Questions
When you forgot answers to Apple ID password and security questions, there are still some methods to help you change Apple ID password. You can choose to reset Apple ID password via your trusted phone number or a recovery key. Or you can choose to turn on two-factor authentication, then reset Apple ID password via two-factor authentication.
Method 1. Change Apple ID Password via Trusted Phone Number
If you have your trusted phone number, then you can unlock your locked Apple ID and reset the password for your Apple ID.
Step 1. In the Apple ID Locked screen, tap on Unlock Account and enter your phone number.
Step 2. Tap on Next and enter the verification code you receive on your iPhone.
Step 3. Select Forgot Passcode and enter the screen passcode to unlock your device.
Step 4. Set a new passcode for your Apple ID. Then you can use your Apple ID now.
Method 2. Change Apple ID Password via Two-factor Authentication
Two-factor authentication is used to verify yourself online when signing into your Apple ID on a web. Here you can reset Apple ID password via two-factor authentication.
Step 1. Go into Settings on your iPhone and tap on your name.
Step 2. Tap on Password & Security, then tap on Change Password.
Step 3. Enter your screen passcode and then you can set a new passcode for your Apple ID.
Method 3. Change Apple ID Password via Recovery Key
With a recovery key, you are able to change the password for your Apple ID in iforgot.com. Go to perform the below steps for resetting Apple ID password.
Step 1. Head to Settings > your name > Password & Security and tap on Recovery Key.
Step 2. Locate https://iforgot.apple.com/password/verify/appleid and sign into with your Apple ID and password.
Step 3. Enter your Recovery Key and click on Continue to receive a code on your device.
Step 4. Type the verification code and start to set a new password for your Apple ID.
Whatever way you choose to reset security questions for your Apple ID, it's important that you need to have your Apple ID password. If you forgot your Apple ID password and answers to your security questions, you can try using MagFone iPhone Unlocker to unlock Apple ID on your iPhone. Or you can follow the above methods to change Apple ID password when you forgot it.