Manage Your Account

3 Change Your Password

Changing Your Password When You Can’t Log In

If you need to reset your password in order to access Pressbooks, follow these steps:

  1. Visit your network’s login page
  2. Click the Lost your password? link underneath the sign in formThe Lost Your Password link on the log in form, highlighted.
  3. Enter your username or email address into the Lost Password form and click Get New Password The Lost Password form.
  4. An email will be sent to you the email account associated with your Pressbooks account with instructions for confirming that you would like to change your password. Click the link provided in this email.
  5. Enter your new password in the Reset Password form and click Reset Password
    The Reset Password form
  6. Your password has now been reset, and you can use this new password to login to your Pressbooks account.

Changing Your Password When You’re Already Logged In

If you’d like to change your password while already logged in to Pressbooks:

  1. Hover over your name in the top menu in Pressbooks and click Edit My ProfileProfile settings in the upper right corner of the Presssbooks dashboard
  2. Scroll down to the Account Managementsection and click Generate Password  Account Management section of the user profile settings page
  3. Pressbooks will autogenerate a new, secure, password for you to use. If you prefer, you can manually replace this with a password of your own choosing. Generated password on the profile settings page.
  4. Once you are satisfied with your password, Click Update Profile to save the new passwordUpdate Profile button on the profile settings page

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