It’s very important that you have a long, strong password for your Mac. If not, then you need to change Mac login password and make it long and stronger. Weak password increases chances of PUP penetration or any other harmful activity. Your login password is also your MacOS user account password. It’s also called admin password. It is the password that you use to log into your Mac and make certain changes, such as installing an Application.
The login password is the main door to your precious and sensitive data. In case if some one knows your password and your feel uncomfortable you can easily change it.
Change Mac Login Password
Fortunately changing the password for your Mac is pretty easy. Follow easy and simple steps below to change Mac login password. You need to have admin access to do it.
Click on small Apple logo at the top left and then System Preferences.
In System Preferences, Click on Users & Groups
Then click on Change Password button.
In the next dialog window, enter your old password followed by the new password you want to have.
Then click on continue and follow onscreen instructions to give permission.
Your new password will automatically update. The next time you log out of your Mac, you will need to enter the new password.
That’s how you change Mac login password and protect your files and other document from other people who have access to your password. Other people who have your old password will now not be able to access your computer. They need to enter the new password which you reset. If you think you have some important files or document and you don’t want anyone to have access to it, you can create a new user account without restricting other person from using the your Mac and changing password.