How to reset your Samsung account password

Lukas Grigas
Cybersecurity Content Writer
samsung account password reset

If your Samsung Galaxy screen is staring back at you blankly as you scramble to remember your Samsung account password, don't fret. Passwords are the guardians of our digital world, and at times, they can slip our minds or get misplaced in our mental clutter.

Whether it's the rush of securing your newly acquired Galaxy device or the puzzling task of recalling which special character you added to your usual password – this handy guide is here to assist.

Have you hit that dreaded “Forgot my Samsung password” roadblock or simply wish to enhance your account's security? Our step-by-step guide will walk you through the process to reset and change your Samsung account password effortlessly.

Reset your Samsung account password

Do you no longer remember your Samsung password? Fear not. Here are the steps you need to follow to reset your Samsung account password. Follow them if you’re locked out and don’t know what your password might be.

If you don't remember your Samsung ID

Your Samsung ID is essential to the password recovery process. If you've forgotten your ID, first you’ll need to find out what it is. You can do so by following these steps:

  1. Go to the Samsung ID recovery page (

  2. Select “Sign in” and click on “Find ID.”

  3. Input your recovery email address or phone number.

  4. Check your email or messages for a verification code.

  5. Enter the code on the Samsung ID recovery page.

If you know your Samsung ID

If you remember your Samsung ID but have forgotten the password, you can reset it in these easy steps. These are also the next steps to take after you’ve recovered your forgotten Samsung ID:

  1. Visit the Samsung account password reset page.

  2. Input your Samsung ID or the email address linked to your Samsung account.

  3. Follow the subsequent instructions to reset your password.

How to change your Samsung account password

At times, changing your Samsung account password is necessary for security reasons. Here's how you can do it.

On your phone

If you have your Samsung handset at hand, follow these steps:

  1. Go to “Settings” and tap your name at the top.

  2. Select “Security and privacy.”

  3. Choose “Password” and read the terms.

  4. Pick the “Change” option.

  5. Enter your current and new password.

  6. Hit “Save” to apply the changes.

Via your browser

You can update your Samsung password from any device with internet access. To do so, follow these steps:

  1. Visit the Samsung account page (

  2. Click on the “Reset password” tab.

  3. Enter your Samsung ID (email address or phone number).

  4. Choose the authentication method (cell phone or email).

  5. Follow the steps to change your password.

What are the password requirements for a Samsung account?

The key to fortifying your Samsung account lies in creating a resilient password. Samsung's password policies aren't merely arbitrary hurdles. They're designed to ward off cyber threats by making your password harder to crack.

When setting your Samsung account password, it's crucial to keep in mind the following criteria:

  • A minimum of 8 characters.

  • A combination of both uppercase and lowercase letters.

  • Inclusion of at least one number or symbol.

Keep your passwords safe with NordPass

Now that you know how to reset or change your Samsung account password, keeping them secure should be your top priority. This is where the NordPass password manager comes into play. It boasts features that offer an unparalleled level of convenience and security.

With NordPass, you can:

  1. Securely store passwords, passkeys, credit card details, personal information, and secure notes in a vault.

  2. Effortlessly save login information with autosave and fill out online forms with autofill.

  3. Synchronize passwords across computers, tablets, or phones automatically.

  4. Generate strong, unique passwords with the Password Generator.

  5. Detect weak, old, and reused passwords with Password Health.

  6. Find out if your personal information has been compromised in a data breach with Data Breach Scanner.

  7. Attach files up to 3GB with the File Attachments feature for encrypted file storage.

Remember that passwords shouldn't be a hassle in our digital world. With NordPass, you can ensure your passwords are secure, unique, and accessible wherever you go. Resetting your Samsung password just became a lot easier. Secure your digital life today with NordPass.

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