Setting a User Password in Mac OSX

1. Click the apple logo on the upper left corner.  Then click System Preferences.

2. Click Users & Groups in the System Preferences.

3. Select the user account you want to add or change the password for.  Click on the lock to make changes, then click Change Password.

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  • If you are changing an existing password, enter the old password followed by the new password twice.
  • If you are creating a password for the first time, leave the old password field blank followed by the new password twice.

4. Click Change Password once all of the relevant fields are completed.

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