How to Change My Password on the USPS Website

by Joshua Phillips

Security is important when dealing with any website that saves your personal information, including the official U.S. Postal Service, or USPS, website; changing your password often decreases the chances of your account being compromised. The steps to change your password will vary depending on whether you are changing your password from within your profile or changing your password due to forgetting it. Just like the first time you created a password, your new password must meet the following requirements: it must be at least seven characters in length, it must include one letter and one number, it must not repeat two characters in a row and it must not be your username.

Changing Password Without Account Access

1

Place your mouse cursor over the "Sign In" button in the upper right corner of the USPS website and click "Forgot Your Password?" from the window.

2

Enter your USPS username in the "Username" field and click "Continue."

3

Enter the answers to your security questions in the fields provided and click "Continue." You will receive a temporary password to the email account registered with the USPS account you are trying to access.

4

Use the temporary password on the USPS website to sign into your account. Afterward, the website will prompt you to create a new password.

Changing Password With Account Access

1

Sign in to your account on the USPS website.

2

Place your mouse cursor over your username in the upper right corner of the screen and click "My Profile" from the window.

3

Click the "Edit" button at the bottom of your profile information, and click "Change Password" in the upper right corner of the "Edit Your Profile" screen.

4

Enter both your current and new passwords in the fields provided and click "Continue" to change your password.

Tip

  • check If you are having difficulty changing your password, call or write a USPS customer support representative. When contacting the USPS, have the following information available: your full name, address, username and the email address registered with the account.

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About the Author

Joshua Phillips has done it all when it comes to video games: strategy guides, previews, reviews, in-depth interviews with developers and extensive public relations work. He has written for websites such as Hardcore Gaming 101 and MyInsideGamer.