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NetID Center, Customer steps after receiving password token

These are the steps to reset your password after receiving a password reset token. There are three options that are available to you when you visit the NetID Center. Please remember that as soon as you change your password you will need to also change any saved passwords on your desktop, laptop, or mobile device.

In order to perform the steps below, you must have received a password reset token by contacting the Tech Services Help Desk.  You can do this by emailing consult@illinois.edu or calling 217-244-7000. Images below will guide you through the process.

1.  Recover the password token by the method you requested (text, email, or voice mail). 

Fig 1 - Reset token sent by text message

Reset token via text


Fig 2 - Reset token sent by email

email reset


2.  Enter the token you received to proceed with Step 2.

Fig 3 - Enter a token from text message

Password reset with Help Desk token screen, showing inputs for netID and login token

3. If you are enrolled in two factor authentication (2FA) you will need to authenticate. If you do not have your authentication device, you must use a temporary passcode. To use this, you must receive your password reset token from the Help Desk.

Fig 4 - 2FA Authentication Screen


Duo Prompt


4. Set your new password in Step 4.

Fig 5 - Password screen


New password change screen showing 12 char requirement




Keywords:Reset NetID password, token, change, customer   Doc ID:63366
Owner:ID M.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2016-05-11 17:31 CSTUpdated:2021-11-03 12:50 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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