Recovering Your Password Using Secret Questions

Note: You must have already set up your secret questions to use this feature. If you have not previously set up your secret questions or you can not remember your secret questions, please contact Michigan Tech IT at (906) 487-1111 for assistance.
  1. Go to the Michigan Tech Account Center.
  2. Enter your Michigan Tech username in the User ID field.
    enter ISO credentials
  3. Select Forgot password? (Security Questions).
    Forgot password - Secret Questions Link
  4. Enter the answer to each of the secret questions that appear.
    • You can select Shuffle Questions to pick different secret questions.
    • If you are getting a request to enter your authorization code, you must have already set up your secret questions in order to use this recovery feature.
    Verify Secret Questions
  5. Select Submit. Create and confirm your new password.
    create and confirm new password window
  6. If your password was accepted, you will see You have successfully reset the password for the selected accounts/groups. Select OK.
    password success
    If your password was not accepted, please see the box and try resetting your password again, making the required changes.​​​​​​​
    Password change error window
    If your password was not accepted, please see the box and try resetting your password again, making the required changes.Password Not Accepted Screen and Password Requirements
For more information, please visit: Managing My Account at mylogin.mtu.edu
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Article ID: 52752
Created
Thu 4/26/18 10:54 AM
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Wed 4/10/19 11:25 AM