How to change Linkedin passwords

change Linkedin passwords | Linkedin password security | how to change a Linkedin passwordChanging your password is pretty straightforward. It’s recommended that you change Linkedin passwords regularly and make your Linkedin password as difficult to decipher as possible.  Hackers love Linkedin accounts, they are full of valuable contacts and email addresses so make sure your Linkedin account is secure.

You should also consider backing up your Linkedin profile and contact too, we’ve written a blog post explaining how to back up a Linkedin profile, which you should read too.

Where to change Linkedin passwords

> Log in to Linkedin

> Click on your profile picture in the top-right corner

> Find ‘privacy and settings’, click ‘manage’

> Click ‘account’, there is a shield icon next to it

> Click ‘change password’

> Enter your old Linkedin password

> Enter your new Linkedin password and confirm it

> Click ‘change password’

How to change Linkedin passwords from a mobile device

To be honest, it’s a bit too fiddly trying to change your password from a mobile device.  If you like fiddly, then visit LinkedIn.com instead of using the platform’s app.  LinkedIn will automatically re-route you to its mobile site, so you then have to click on ‘full site’ at the bottom of the page to gain access to the PC version of Linkedin.  Once your using the PC-version, follow the steps above to change Linkedin passwords.

Have you forgotten your Linkedin password?

If you can’t remember your password, you can get password help by clicking on the Forgot password? link on the Sign in page.


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