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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.

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You must logout/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.

Password requirements

  • At least 8 characters
  • Must not contain three or more consequent letters from your name or username.
  • Must contain characters from at least three out of the four character groups specified below
    • A-Z
    • a-z
    • 0-9
    • other characters except 'space'.

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" and wait for comfirmation that your password has been changed.

Important for you with IT Workspace computer

If you work on KTH Windows

  1.  Make sure that the computer is connected with an ethernet cable at Campus.
  2. Restart the computer after the password change is done.
  3. Log in with your new password.
    1. If you are working remotely/wirelessly; log in with your new password and VPN active directly from the login screen.
      Click in the icon with the two monitors. Then login with your username and password.

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 .
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Last changed: Apr 27, 2022