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Procedure documentation Changing Your Password  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure


You can change your password whenever you log on to the SAP system. For security reasons your system administrator may require that you change your password at regular intervals, for example, every 30 days. In this case, you will receive a message from the SAP system when it is time to change your password.

You can only change your password from the logon screen.


You must memorize your password, otherwise you cannot log on to the SAP system.

If you forget your password, contact your system administrator.



       1.      In the SAP system logon screen, enter the following data in the respective fields:

        Client number

        User ID

        Your current password

        Language key, if you want to work in a language other than English

For more information, see Logging On.

       2.      In the application toolbar, choose New password.

The New password dialog box appears.

If you do not see the dialog box, check the status bar for a system message. You may have entered an incorrect client number, password, user ID, or language key. If this is the case, repeat steps 1 and 2.

       3.      In the New password field, enter a new password.

To check the rules for creating a new password, see Passwords.

       4.      In the Repeat password field, enter the new password again, exactly as you entered it the first time.

       5.      Choose Enter.

In the standard SAP system, the Copyright dialog box appears.

If a different dialog box appears, you have made a mistake entering your new password. The dialog box contains a message describing the mistake. In this case:

                            a.      Remove the dialog box by choosing Confirm.

The New password dialog box reappears.

                            b.      Repeat steps 3 through 5.

       6.      In the Copyright dialog box, choose Continue.

The Copyright dialog box disappears.

       7.      If there are system-wide messages, they will appear. After you have read the messages, choose Continue to close the dialog box.


In the standard system, the SAP Easy Access initial screen appears.


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