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Old 23.09.2019, 11:44
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Lost password email not working?

Hi,

the IT support of my employer managed to "§$% up my PC last week including deleting all my browising history, cookies and saved passwords... so I had to log into EF for the first time in a long time. Obviously forgot the super complicated string I made up after those ransom attacks on some users last January. tried to request the forgotten password email and while email address and everything was right... never got one.

Fortunately got the password together after a few attempts... but you should look into it.
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Old 23.09.2019, 11:49
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Re: Lost password email not working?

What email provider do you have? Some do not work here, had the same issue with web.de
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Old 23.09.2019, 11:56
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Why do a complicated string? Just switch your keyboard to Arabic or Russian and use your dog's name.
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Old 23.09.2019, 12:16
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I am more of a cat person.
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Old 23.09.2019, 12:48
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But which dog did you use? Was Fido already dead when I created the account?
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But which dog did you use? Was Fido already dead when I created the account?
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Yes, it seems to be broken. I'll bring it to Admin's attention.
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Re: Lost password email not working?

I may have screwed up.

iOS has been warning me of duplicate passwords in it’s password manager. So I have been going through the list changing passwords including this forum. So I went to change passwords here, put in my old compromised password and used the password manager to generate a long gobbledygook replacement.

But unlike other sites iOS didn’t save the new password. The Password manager still shows the old PW. But I’m sure the change worked here. Of course I didn’t write down the new passport.

The only way to test it, to see if the change didn’t take here is to sign out and try and log out again, but if that doesn’t work.

Can someone tell me how to change my password without knowing what my current password is.

If it helps my old password was three letters followed by six numbers. My ‘new’ password is much longer.

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Can someone tell me how to change my password without knowing what my current password is.
Mods can manually change the password for you. PM me with a temporary password and I'll reset it so you can then change it to whatever you want.
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Thanks so much!

Advice to iOS users. The Apple Password Manager does not save edited passwords from the englishforum. You need to change the password manually!
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