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Change Password on your KTH account

On this page you find instructions on how to change the password on your KTH account.

Read this first!

  • Please note that your password must meet certain criterias to be valid. Read more about Username and Password  .
  • You must logout or close applications that uses your password on other units as your cellphone or tablet and similar. After you have changed your password you must then change the password in the settings of the applications before you start them again so that the application won't use your old password that might put you in a risk of a locked account.

If you work on KTH Windows

  1.  Restart the computer after the password change is done and then unplug the network cable from the computer and then log in with your old password.
  2. After that, plug in the network cable again and then lock the computer.
  3. Finally unlock the computer and log in with your new password.
    If the password change takes place remotely, point 2 is replaced by connecting to KTH VPN.

If you work on KTH Mac

Menulett for changing password on Mac
The menulett circled
  1. Change your KTH password by clicking on the menulett NoMad and choose "Change password".
  2.  If you have changed your KTH password in another way, use the guide Change the login password on Mac .

If you work on a Mac in a computer lab

  1. You log into the computer with your new password, and after that you must change the password in the Keychain .

Instructions for changing the password

  1. In a web browser open www.kth.se .
  2. Logon to the Personal Menu  .
  3. Click on your name in the personal menu (the gray bar at the top of the page).
  4. Select "Change password" from the list below "My Settings", or go to this page Change password of your KTH Account . Then fill in the following fields.
  5. Username: Type your account name, without "@kth.se".
  6. Current password: Type your current password.
  7. New password: Type your new password.
  8. New password again: Type in your new password again, this is just to confirm that you are typing the password correct.
  9. Click on the change password button and wait for comfirmation that your password has been changed.
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Last changed: Nov 25, 2021