Changing Your Password While Off-Campus

Modified on: Mon, Apr 6, 2020 9:53 AM

Changing Your Password While Off-Campus

Forsyth Tech mobile devices such as laptops and tablets will not update their passwords off-campus unless the individual has VPN access. An individual will need to continue to log into their Forsyth Tech device with the password they used when they were last on campus. After logging into the laptop with the old password, all other passwords will utilize the updated password.

 

 


 

How to Update your Password:


1. Visit www.forsythtech.edu/Techid

2. Click on the Change Password option.

3. Enter your TechID, old password (your current password), your new password, and then confirm your new password.

4. Once you have filled out the above fields, click Submit.

5. You have successfully changed your password.

6. (Only if you have VPN Access) Connect to VPN.

7. Lock your Forsyth Tech device by pressing the Windows Key + L simultaneously.



6. Once your screen is locked and you see the login screen, sign in with your new password.

7. Your laptop password has now been updated.


How to Reset your Password:

1. Go to the Techlink login page at techlink.forsythtech.edu.

2. Enter your full Forsyth Tech email address:

3. Click Change your password.

 

4. If not already pre-filled, enter your Forsyth Tech email address and the characters presented in the image and click Next.

 

5. Select the option I forgot my password.

6. Select a verification method and follow the prompts























7. Once verification has been completed, you will then be able to update your password.


8. (Only if you have VPN Access) Connect to VPN.


9. Lock your Forsyth Tech device by pressing the Windows Key + L simultaneously.



10. Once your screen is locked and you see the login screen, sign in with your new password.


11. Your laptop password has now been updated.

 


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