How to Change Chromebook Password

Here's how you can change your Chromebook Password.

If you work on a Chromebook, you might be worried about securing your privacy and for that, you can choose to change the Chromebook password. You can even choose to enter a Pin instead of a Screen lock password for your Chromebook. Fortunately, the steps to change your Password is easy, and this guide will help you with it by giving you detailed information about it.

How to Change Chromebook Password

Change Chromebook Password

The Password of your Chromebook and your Google account is the same. Hence, you will need to change the Password of your Google account. To change the Password, follow these steps:

  • Open Chrome web browser.
  • Click on the Profile picture in the top right corner.
  • Select the ‘Manage your Google Account’ option.
  • Now from the list on Left Pane, select the Security option.
  • Navigate to Signing in to Google section and click on Password.
  • On the new window, you will be asked to enter your current Password, enter it and click on ‘Next’.
  • If you enabled two-factor authentication, enter the code that is sent to your mobile.
  • Enter the new Password and click on ‘Change Password’, and the Password will change.

How to use Pin for Screen Lock instead of Password

Change Password for Chromebook

  • Go to Chromebook Settings by clicking on the time icon on the bottom right corner of the taskbar and then clicking on the settings icon.
  • On the left side of the Settings window, click on ‘People’.
  • Click and select Screen lock and Sign-in.
  • A new dialogue box will appear asking you to enter your Google account password.
  • Enter the Password and click on the ‘Confirm’ Screen lock, and the Sign-in window will open.
  • Here, click on the PIN or Password option.
  • On the right side of the window, you will see the ‘Set up PIN’ option, click on it and enter at least a 6-Digit long pin.
  • You can now use a PIN to unlock your device, when in Sleep mode. However, every time you restart your device or every 24 hours, you will need to enter the Password on your Chromebook.

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