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How to Reset your Password on LinkedIn

We all have so much going on in our heads, it’s no surprise that some things can slip our minds from time to time. Where we left our keys, or that ancient jumper, or our favourite stapler. We’ve all done it, lost things we could do with keeping to hand. But when these missing things are vital for your job or professional admin, it can be a real problem. Passwords are a big one. They have to be complex and hard to decipher but that can often mean that they’re much easier to forget. That’s why it’s important to know how to reset your password on LinkedIn. This way when disaster strikes, you’re not locked out of your account. Ensuring you’re not missing out on valuable professional resources and connections.

But unlike finding socks or hunting down your car keys, resetting your password on LinkedIn is much less strenuous. Just in case you don’t know, let us give you a quick rundown. 

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Reset your Password on LinkedIn

  • On the sign-in page, click Forgot Password?
  • Enter the email address or phone number associated with your account.
  • If you choose the email option you’ll receive a PIN in your inbox.
  • If you choose a phone number you’ll receive an SMS or call with a PIN. 
  • Enter this PIN into the appropriate field on the page.
  • On the next page, you’ll be prompted to reset your password.
  • You may be asked for a two-step verification code if you have the feature enabled.
  • Following the completion of this process, you’ll receive an email confirming the change. 

Things to Note

When you reset your Password on LinkedIn it is pretty straightforward. But there are a few things to keep in mind before and during the process. 

  • The PIN is valid for a limited time. Be quick.
  • After the reset, you can add another email address so you can access your account with more ease in the future.
  • If you’re still having trouble logging in following a Password reset on LinkedIn be sure to clear your browser’s cookies and remove saved passwords.
  • If you receive an email from LinkedIn and haven’t requested a password reset, someone may be trying to access your account. Reset your password as soon as possible. 
  • LinkedIn recommends using two-step verification to prevent unauthorised access.

There you have it, now you can go ahead and forget your password. Or if you haven’t got a LinkedIn account yet, now you can start one. Reassured that there is a solution when your password falls by the wayside. 

Remember! If you don’t like it, you can always start from scratch.


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