UW-Madison Google Apps - How do I change my password?

The following document explains how to change the password that you use to authenticate to UW-Madison Google Apps. Select your account type below for more information:

More information about the types of accounts that are eligible for UW-Madison Google Apps is available here: UW-Madison Google Apps - What types of accounts are eligible?


Using UW-Madison Google Apps with your @wisc.edu account

UW-Madison Google Apps uses NetID login for authentication. For instructions on how to change your NetID password, see: NetID - Changing a Password

Remember, you are changing the password for all NetID services (e.g., WiscMail or Office 365, MyUW, Box, etc.), not just UW-Madison Google Apps.

Using UW-Madison Google Apps with a WiscMail Plus account

If you want to access UW-Madison Google Apps with a WiscMail Plus account, you will need to authenticate using your NetID and password, then select your desired account from the list provided. More information about the login process is available here: UW-Madison Google Apps - Logging In

Since you are still using your NetID to authenticate, the password you need to change is your NetID password: NetID - Changing a Password

Don't forget that you are changing the password for all NetID services (e.g., WiscMail or Office 365, MyUW, Box, etc.), not just UW-Madison Google Apps.

Using UW-Madison Google Apps with an Office 365 service account

If you want to access UW-Madison Google Apps using an Office 365 service account, you have two options:

  • If you want to access UW-Madison Google Apps with an Office 365 service account that is linked to your NetID:

    • You will need to authenticate using your NetID and password, then select your desired account from the list provided. More information about the login process is available here: UW-Madison Google Apps - Logging In

    • Since you are still using your NetID to authenticate, the password you need to change is your NetID password: NetID - Changing a Password

    • Don't forget that you are changing the password for all NetID services (e.g., WiscMail or Office 365, MyUW, Box, etc.), not just UW-Madison Google Apps.

  • If you want to access UW-Madison Google Apps logging in to UW-Madison Google Apps with an Office 365 service account:

    • Instead of authenticating with your NetID and password, you can choose to enter the NetID login credentials for your service account on the NetID login screen. More information about this method of authenticating to UW-Madison Google Apps is available here.

    • If you are authenticating to NetID login with the service account's credentials, you will need to contact your domain administrator to request a password change.

    • If you are a domain administrator, you can follow these instructions to change the password for an Office 365 service account.

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Created:2011-01-24 19:00 CDTUpdated:2016-05-09 16:05 CDT
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