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How To Change A User Password On Other Systems Below:

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How To Change Mac OS User Password

This page will explain how to change a user's password for various Mac OS stations.  However,  if you have not read about how to choose a user password, please read that now before proceeding.  

Mac OS:

The Geeky IT Way:

  • Open up a shell
  • Type ' sudo passwd name_of_user'
  • Press 'Enter'


The Easy Way:
  • Click on System Preferences
  • Under System, Click on 'Accounts'
  • Select the user you want to work with and select 'Change Password...' in the main window
  • Enter in the old password and again in the 'Verify' field.
  • At this time, you can also enter in a hint to remind yourself of the password (like a hint - uhm do not put the password in the hint section). 
  • Click on 'Change Password'. 


For more information on how to change user passwords, click on lnks in the left column for your desired operating system.