How to Change Your Netflix Password

Cybersecurity Content Writer

You’re dozing off to one of your favorite shows on Netflix, and suddenly a notification flashes on your phone. You look down and see a weird message: “Someone signed into your Netflix account at 03:23 in Nigeria.” Odd, because you were asleep at that time – and certainly haven’t been to Nigeria before. Looks like it’s time to change your Netflix password.

Whether you have forgotten your password, want to wrangle Netflix away from your ex-spouse, or just want to update your passwords, this guide will tell you how to easily change your Netflix password.

How to change your Netflix password on desktop

Fortunately, Netflix foresaw the need for expediency when it comes to changing your password – the process is quick and straightforward.

  1. Open up your browser and go to the Netflix login page. Once you’ve logged in, bring your mouse to hover over your profile picture in the top right corner. Click on “Account.”

  2. The first thing you’ll see is a section marked “Membership and billing.” On the right-hand side of this section are a few hyperlinked options. Click on the “Change password” link.

  3. You’re now on the page where you can reset your password. Before you do, check out our password generator to craft the perfect password that will be extremely difficult to crack.

  4. There you have it — your Netflix password is now changed. Remember that you’ll need to re-enter this new password on whatever devices your Netflix account is connected to.

How to change your Netflix password on mobile devices

  1. Open the Netflix app on your mobile device and log in to your account.

  2. Tap the profile icon located in the upper-left corner of the screen and select “Account.” If you are using a tablet, tap “More” at the bottom of the screen and select “Account” there.

  3. Now tap “Change password.”

  4. Now enter your current and new passwords.

  5. Tap “Save” to confirm. The changes should take effect immediately.

How can you reset your Netflix password?

If you have forgotten your Netflix password, the only way to regain access to your account is by resetting your passwords. Here’s a quick guide on how to reset your Netflix password:

  1. Visit the “Sign in” page and select “Need help?” which is located below the “Sign in” button.

  2. Choose “Email” and enter your email address. Click “Email me.”

  3. You will receive an email from Netflix with instructions on how to reset your password and create a new one.

  4. You can also choose the “Text message” (SMS) option. Simply enter your phone number and select “Text me.”

  5. You will receive a text message from Netflix with instructions on how to reset your password and create a new one.

If it’s been years since you last had to reset your password, don’t worry: all hope is not lost yet! In the above image, you can see the option at the bottom that says “I don't remember my email or phone.” Click on it.

Now, you can enter your personal and payment details to reset your password. Netflix’s UI is intuitive enough to make resetting the details of your account effortless. Just follow the on-screen instructions, and you’ll have a new password in no time.

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