How to Reset Forgotten macOS Sierra Password


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In the following instruction, I will show you how to reset forgotten macOS sierra password step by step.

Steps to Reset Forgotten macOS Sierra Password

Trust me, it takes just a couple of minute to reset your macOS Sierra Password.

  1. Restart the Mac, then quickly press and hold down the Command+S keys
  2. A new screen with white words and black background will be be promoted.
    You’ll be promoted to a black colored screen with white color text. So type the following commands in order from 1 to 3 (Hit Enter key after each).
  1. mount -uw /
  2. rm /var/db/.applesetupdone
  3. shutdown -h now

After above, just follow the step 1 and step 2 below, you will reset the macOS Sierra successfully.

Step 1: Make a Clean Installation of macOS Sierra to Create a new User Account during the installing process.

Step 2: Reset Old User Account Password

That’s this. No more sad days. You can login to your old user using the new password now.