Password requirements for Apple ID

5 requirements for Apple ID account password on their website and mobile apps:

  • Your password must be at least 8 characters
  • Must contain a number, an uppercase and lowercase letter
  • You can’t use spaces
  • You can’t use the same character three times in a row
  • You can’t use any password you’ve used during last year

Apple ID Password Tips

  • Make the answers to your security questions hard to guess
  • Protect your account with two-factor authentication
  • Never use your Apple ID password with other online accounts.
  • Change your password regularly and avoid reusing old passwords.
  • Choose security questions and answers that can’t be easily guessed. Your answers can even be nonsense as long as you can remember them. For example, Question: What is your favorite color? Answer: Mozart.


We rate Apple ID password requirements strength with 5 of 5 locks.