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How do I change my password on a University Apple Mac?

These instructions apply to iSolutions issued Apple Macs

  • Follow the standard instructions for how to change your password below
  • You will then need to change the "keychain" password on your Mac
    • Using 'Finder', within the Applications > Utilities, run the ‘keychain access’ application
    • When you first run the Keychain Access application, you may need to unlock the login keychain. This is achieved by clicking on the padlock in the top left of the window, and then entering your password
    • To change the keychain login password to match your new University user account password, hold down the ‘ctrl’ key and then click on ‘login’
    • Select ‘Change Password for Keychain “login”’ and update it with your new University password

How to change your password


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