How to Reset Your Forgotten Notes App Password

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If you’ve forgotten your Notes password, then you’ll need to reset your password in order to lock your notes. To reset your Notes password, you’ll need to navigate to the Notes section of the Settings app and log in with your Apple ID. This is also how you change a Notes app password that you already know. Read on to learn how to reset a forgotten Notes password.

To reset your Notes password:

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  1. Go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and tap Notes.
  3. Tap Password.


     
  4. Tap Reset Password.


     
  5. Enter your Apple ID password and tap OK.
  6. Tap Reset Password to continue.


     
  7. Enter a new Password. Repeat that password under Verify, then create a hint in case you forget your password in the future.
  8. Toggle Face ID or Touch ID to the on position, then tap Done.

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Tamlin Day is a feature web writer at iPhone Life. He has a degree in Media and Communications from Maharishi University of Management and his work has been published in the Rio Review and Breathe Free Press.