How to Set or Change Mac Password

How to Set or Change Mac Password

When you want to keep your Mac safe, using a lock password to protect everything on your computer that matters to you is essential.

When you log in as a Guest, there’s a significant risk that another user can access your files and data. Be sure to log in on the macOS login screen so nobody can find out your personal login information. This way, anyone using your Mac won’t be able to log in due to the Secure User Password Protection turned on.

The tutorial below shows how to set a new password or change your Mac’s password.

How to Set or Change Mac Password

1. In your Mac’s System Preferences, go to “Users & Groups.”

2. In the “Password” tab, if your Mac already has a password, find the “Change Password” option. If your Mac doesn’t already have it, click to set a lock password on your machine.

3. In the window that will open on the screen, fill in the fields as indicated to change your current password or set a lock password on your Mac.

Changing or setting a Mac password protects your device and data from unauthorized access. We hope this article has helped you understand how to easily set or change a Mac password. If you have any questions about the process, don’t hesitate to comment to us for help!

Remember, it’s always better to be safe than sorry when protecting your online security.