How to Reset iMac Admin Password Using Terminal


On your iMac if you have forgotten iMac Password of if you want to reset iMac Password using terminal and you can recover iMac Password and unlock your iMac if you have forgotten admin password of imac and change iMac Admin Password by using macOS recovery option. So, let’s see in detail below.

Reset iMac Admin Password Using Terminal

Resetting iMac admin password using apple id or without using apple id is pretty easy you can click on question mark and it will give you hint and check if you remembered your iMac Password and try and changing admin password on iMac is simple process using terminal on your MacOS Ventura, Monterey or any other macOS.

Reset iMac Admin Password

Follow below methods to change or reset iMac admin password easily.

Click on Question Mark and Try Password Hint

That’s it, this is how you use password hint and check for password hint on your iMac and if you dont remember your password then you can go ahead and reset your iMac Admin password using terminal.

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Reset iMac Admin Password Using Terminal

That’s it, this is how you change iMac admin password if you have completely forgotten your imac password and reset your iMac password successfully.

Can i Reset iMac Admin Password?

Yes! You can reset imac admin password using macOS recovery option and enter new password and verify password and add password hint and reset password on iMac.

How to enter recovery Mode on iMac

Restart your iMac and press command + R key on your keyboard until you see macOS recovery window.


Command to Reset iMac Password using terminal

In macOS recovery terminal -> Enter resetpassword and hit enter and type yes and enter reset password screen.

Forgot MacBook password no question mark

If there is no question mark on your mac then you need to reset your macbook password using recovery key or apple id.

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