How to Change an Admin Password on a Mac

Here you can find out how to change the admin password!

Steps

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    Click on the Apple icon and click into system preferences.
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    Under the title system click on the tab 'Users & Groups'.
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    Select the user for which you want to change the password.
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    Click on the 'Change Password' button
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    Type in your old password and then type your new password, also confirm your new password.
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    Finally click on change password button to change your password.

Tips

  • This is intended for Mac OS X Lion. These directions may not be correct for all of the different macs.

Warnings

  • If you change your password and then let someone else know it they can change it again. Do not tell anyone your password.

Things You'll Need

  • Mac OS X

Article Info

Categories: Mac