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Genshin Impact: How to change your password

Keep your account safe with a more impactful Genshin password.
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June 15, 2022

Account safety is not something to be trifled with. When it comes to Genshin Impact, many of the more hardcore players end up spending an excessive amount of money on the Wish system. Others pour countless hours into farming Artifact sets, Primogems, and Mora. If you fear your account details may have leaked, or that someone may be trying to figure out your login details, it may be time to change your password. Additionally, it’s simply good practice to change your password every year. This is how to change your password in Genshin Impact.

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THE SHORT ANSWER 

To change your Genshin password, go to account.hoyoverse.com and log into your account. From there, select Account Security Settings > Switch (next to ‘Change Password'). Complete the Security Verification by having them send a code to your account email. Enter the code, and proceed to set up a new password for your account.


KEY SECTIONS

How to change your Genshin password

This process is the same for both desktop and mobile. Additionally, you must already know your current email and password for your account.

In a browser, visit account.hoyoverse.com and log into your account.

log into your account on mihoyo
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From the Account Management menu on the lefthand side, select Account Security Settings.

go to account security settings
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Within Account Security Settings, select the Switch option next to Change Password.

click switch next to change password
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To change your Genshin password, you must complete a Security Verification. Select Send code next to the Verification Code field.

verification code send
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A six-digit verification code will be sent to your email address. Enter it into the Verification Code field, then select Next.

enter verification code
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Enter your new password twice, in the New Password and Confirm Password fields. When finished, select Confirm.

confirm new password
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How to change your Genshin password from within the game

TIPS AND TRICKS

Genshin Impact now allows you to access your account details from within the game. To do so, open the game and open the Paimon Menu.

open paimon menu
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Next, tap the Settings button from the vertically-aligned menu along the left.

click on settings
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Within Settings, go down to the Account tab. Tap the Tap to proceed button next to User Center.

From here, you will be redirected to the same account details page as in the browser. Follow all of the above directions to change your password.

user center
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If you don’t remember your Genshin password, you can reset it. To do this, go to account.hoyoverse.com and click Forgot Password? underneath the Log In button. Enter your account email, then proceed with the Security Verification. Click Send code, then enter the code sent to your email address in the Verification Code field. After that, you can create a new password.