iOS 15: How to add a Recovery Contact so won’t get locked out of your account

Getting locked out of your Apple ID can be really bad. Fortunately, Apple is making it easier to recover.

If you ever lose your Apple ID password and can't get into your device, you're in for a world of hurt. That includes if your account gets locked for legit security reasons, like too many failed login attempts. Apple has architected its system such that it cannot simply reset your password for you. There's an account recovery process, and a system for using trusted phone numbers to reset your account, but your options are severely limited if you have two-factor authentication enabled (which you absolutely should).

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