The video calling app “Houseparty” has become a craze in 2020, with the app’s video calling capabilities allowing family members and friends how may have become separated by the Coronavirus epidemic to stay in touch. The app is available on iOS and Android devices, as well as computers, and as an extension for the browser “Google Chrome. This extension is only available for Chromebook and Windows PC devices. Once you have created a Houseparty account you will choose your unique password, but what if you want to change this password for another? In this article, we will explain how to change passwords on Houseparty and in just a few quick and easy steps.
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First of all, it is important to note that you cannot change the password of your Houseparty account while it is currently logged in, it cannot be changed from the profile menu in the app as many would assume. Due to this, the first step to changing your Houseparty password is to open the app (it appears as a yellow, waving hand on a pink icon), and log out of your account. To do so you will first need to tap the smiley face icon in the top left-hand corner of your screen. Next, you will need to tap the gear icon that will appear in the top left-hand corner of that menu box, scroll to the bottom of the page and click an icon displayed by an “X”, this will give you the option to log out.
Following this, you will be taken to the Houseparty login page, in which you will be presented with two options, “Sign Up” or “I Already Have an Account”, in order to proceed you will need to tap the “I Already Have an Account” option on this screen to change your password.
On the following “Log in” screen, you will need to tap the “Forgot Password?” button, located underneath the “Email or Username” and “Password” boxes. Once you have tapped on this, you will be given a prompt by the Houseparty app, instructing you to check your registered email address for your account, providing you with further steps towards changing your password.
Now, you will need to check your email address. This must be the same email address that you originally used to create your Houseparty account. You can do so by opening the app, website, or service you use to send and receive emails for this account primarily. If it is not immediately apparent be sure to check your “Junk Mail” folder, as it may have been misidentified as spam. This email should be sent from “Team Houseparty”, and provide further instructions, as well as a link to a website that is necessary to proceed in the process.
Following the link from the Team Houseparty email, you will be taken to a webpage encouraging you to type in your new password and do so twice in order to confirm it and avoid errors. Your new password is case sensitive and will have to be entirely unique from your previous password(s) registered to this account. After you have input your chosen password, ensuring it meets all of the requirements for security, you will need to tap the blue “RESET PASSWORD” button underneath these fields.
Once you have tapped this button, you will be presented with a message that confirms “Your password was updated”. Underneath you will find a blue link that will reopen the Houseparty app with your new confirmed password from this browser tab.