Apple.com/recovery – How to recover apple recovery key

Apple.com/recovery – Whether you want to log into iCloud on a new device or download something from iTunes or the App Store, you’ll need your Apple ID password to get it done. If you can’t remember your password, you can reset it using the apple.com/recovery on your iPhone, iPad, or Mac. If you don’t even remember your Apple ID, you can try to recover that too!

How to recovery Apple ID Password at apple.com/recovery?

In case you know your Apple ID but can’t remember your Apple ID password, the Apple ID account page gives you 4 options how you can regain the access to your account:

  1. Email Apple ID Password Recovery: Using this option, Apple will send a rescue email to your primary or secondary email address. You just need to follow the instructions inside to reset your password.
  2. Apple ID Password Recovery with Security Questions: Another simple option how to perform Apple password recovery or iTunes password recovery is to answer your security questions. Unless you didn’t pay attention when selecting your security questions, you should have no problem with Apple ID recovery using this method.
  3. Two-Factor Authentication Apple ID Recovery: To recover Apple ID password using two-factor authentication method, you need to visit apple.com/recovery and enter your trusted phone number. Follow the on-screen instructions displayed on the trusted device and change your password to a new one.
  4. Two-Step Verification with Apple Recovery Key: if all else fails, you can dig up your Apple recovery key and recovery your Apple ID.

What is Apple Recovery Key?

Apple ID Recovery Key. The 14-character Recovery Key is generated during the two-step signup process and is meant as a backup. If you forget your password or lose access to all trusted devices and your phone number (but not both), the Recovery Key was the only way to restore your Apple ID account.

How to get a new apple recovery key from apple.com/recovery?

  1. First and foremost got to the apple.com/recovery official site and then select the ‘manage my Apple ID’ option.
  2. Login into your Apple ID with your username and password.
  3. Now once logged in, it will ask you to verify your credentials.
    • You can verify either by using a phone number or a trusted device.
  4. Then from the left side choose the ‘security’ option.
  5. Next, select the option ‘Replace Lost Key’.
  6. Now, Apple will take you a simple setup process to generate a new Apple Recovery Key.
    • Follow the process and once you get your recovery key.
    • You can either print the recovery key or write it down and place it in a secured location.
  7. After that, you will have to re-type the recovery key so that you can confirm that the Apple Recovery Key is working.

Keep your new Recovery Key in a safe place. Your old Recovery Key won’t work anymore and you can’t use it to reset your password or access your account.