How do I reset my password?

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How do I reset my password?

Security note

If you want to reset your password because you feel your old password and email have been compromised, you will need to create a new wallet.

If you forgot your password, you'll need to restore from your 12-word secret recovery phrase to access your wallet.

Desktop tutorial video: How do I reset my password?

Here is a video guide on how to reset your Exodus wallet on your desktop device:

Desktop

If you want to change your password, you need to first unlock your Exodus wallet with your current password.

1
Open Exodus and enter your password.
2
Click the Settings icon in the top right-hand corner of your Exodus wallet.

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a) Click on the Backup tab then b) click Reset.

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Exodus will confirm you want to reset the password, click Continue.

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For your security Exodus will ask you to type your current password again. a) Enter your password, then b) click Unlock Now.

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The password and backup section will now be reset. a) You will then be taken to the backup tab and go through the backup process again, this time b) type in a new password and c) click Next.

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a) Confirm your new password by typing it in again, then b) click Next.

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Now you will see your 12-word secret recovery phrase again. This is a good time to double-check you have secured your secret phrase and confirm it is correct. Once checked, click Next.

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Finally, confirm you have correctly backed up your 12-word phase by picking the correct word, then click Finish.

And that is it! You have now successfully changed your Exodus wallet's password.


Mobile tutorial video: How do I reset my password?

Here's a video guide that'll show you how to reset your Exodus wallet on mobile device:

Mobile

If you want to change your passcode, you need to first unlock your Exodus wallet with your current passcode.

1
Open Exodus and enter your passcode.
2
Open the Dashboard by a) tapping the dashboard icon in the lower right corner of your screen. Then tap b) Security.

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Now, toggle off Secure With Passcode.

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Exodus will now ask you to enter your current passcode to Disable Security. Tap Remove Passcode and enter your current passcode.
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Once you have removed your current passcode, you can tap on Secure With Passcode again and create your new passcode.
And that is it! You have now successfully changed your Exodus mobile wallet's passcode.

Browser Extension

If you want to change your password, you need to first unlock your Exodus wallet with your current password.

Please note: If you forgot your current password you can follow this guide instead: How do I access my wallet if I forget my password?

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In your Exodus Browser Extension, a) click on the menu icon, then b) click Settings.
2
Click Change Password.
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To change your password a) enter your current password then b) enter your new password and then c) enter the new password again to confirm it. When you are done d) click Save password.

Please note: For more information on how to create a strong password see our guide here: The importance of a good password

And that is it! You have now successfully changed your Exodus Browser Extension password.