Changing Your Password on Mac OS X
- Note: This will also change the password for your e-mail account!!*
1) Go to the System Preferences. You can get to it from the Apple menu or the icon in the Dock.
2) Click on the "Users & Groups" pane.
3) Your account will be highlighted. Click on the "Change Password" button.
4) Change your password. Old password first. new one next.
You will need to change your login keychain because it still contains your old password.
[[Image:keychain1] Fig. 5: Keychain Access
Locate the Keychain Access application in the Utilities folder.
[[Image:keychain2] Fig. 6:Select the "Login" keychain.
Select the Login keychain.
[[Image:keychain3] Fig. 7: Select "Delete Keychain "login"
From the file menu select "Delete Keychain "Login"".
[[Image:keychain4] Fig. 8: Select "Delete References and Files".
Select "Delete References and File"
If you had a stored Outlook (or other e-mail client) password, or any password associated with an application you will be required to enter the new password.