The secret recovery phrase is the key to your wallet and is provided to you when you start to set up the wallet for the first time. In case you have access to this seed phrase, you will never have to worry about losing access to your wallet.
If you are ready with the wallet's secret recovery phrase, then you can follow the steps that are listed below. In the upcoming sections, we will be walking you through two different procedures that would help you with the same.
Resetting the password through the extension
- On the Metamask sign in screen, click on the account icon to open the drop-down menu to lock the wallet
- To lock the wallet, you need to select the "Lock" from the given drop-down
- When on the next screen, click the "Forgot password" option
- Now, you need to type the secret recovery phrase in the provided boxes
- Be careful while entering these words and then you can enter a new password
- Next up, you can type a new password in the given space and click "restore"