How to reset the password in the Notes app on iOS and macOS

The Notes app on iOS and the Mac has a very useful feature that allows you to set a password to certain entries. But there are situations when the code has been lost or forgotten — in this case, it would save us the option to reset the old password and install new one. Today we will tell you what steps need to be taken.

It should be understood that resetting your current password in the Notes app you will get access to previously locked records. To update or reset the password for the old notes only in one case, remembering the previous code and putting it in the app. In this case, you will still be able to view records if you set the access scanner fingerprint Touch ID or the system, facial recognition Face ID.

So, how to reset the password on iOS?

  • This is done very simply. The first thing you need to go to menu “Settings” > “Notes” > “Password”.
  • In the opened window we need to select the menu item “Reset password”.
  • You’ll see a window with a sentence to enter the password of the account Apple ID.
  • We confirm our intentions with the button “Reset password”.
  • You’re done! It remains only to specify a new code and hint.

How to reset the password on macOS?

  • Find and launch the Notes app.
  • In the menu bar, choose “Notes” > “Settings” > “Reset password” > “OK”.

  • You’ll see a window with a sentence to enter the password of the account Apple ID.

  • Again select the option “Reset password”.
  • You’re done! It remains only to specify a new code and hint.

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