Help with Resetting Your Password

What do I do if I forgot my password?

Last Reviewed: 04/03/2015
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You can reset your password on the Sign in page.

  1. Click the ? question mark beside the Password field or the Forgot password? link.
  2. Enter the email address you have on your account.

You will have three options:

You can have an email sent to your primary address to reset your password.
  1. LinkedIn will email a link to reset your password to that address.
  2. Go to the email account and follow the instructions in the message from LinkedIn.

Note: The password-reset link is only valid for 1 day.

You can receive a text to the phone number on your primary account.
  1. LinkedIn will SMS a PIN number to your phone.
  2. Input the PIN number into the appropriate fields on the page. You may be asked for a two-step verification, if you have it enabled on your account.
  3. After inputting the PIN number, the next page will ask you to reset your password.

Learn more about two-step verification.

You can have a call made to the phone number on your primary account.
  1. LinkedIn will call your phone number and read out the PIN number.
  2. Input the PIN number into the appropriate fields on the page. You may be asked for a two-step verification, if you have it enabled on your account.
  3. After inputting the PIN number, the next page will ask you to reset your password.

Learn more if you're not receiving LinkedIn emails, to confirm that your email settings are correct. If you're unable to sign in after changing your password, clear your browser's cookies and remove your saved passwords or try to sign in with a different browser.

If you still have problems resetting your password, please verify your identity to access your account.

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