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How To Change Rescue Email Address On Iphone?

The rescue email is one of the security features of Apple. It can be used as a backup email address. On your rescue email address, you will receive notifications regarding privacy settings and other important account changes made to your Apple ID. You can also verify your Apple mail account using the rescue email address. The below procedure will help you to know how to change rescue email address on iPhone.

how to change rescue email address on iPhone

Set up a rescue email

  • Open the Settings app on your iPhone to know how to change rescue email address on iPhone.
  • If you cannot find the Settings app on the main screen and tap it.
  • Select iCloud and tap on your email account.
  • Following that, choose Password & Security and then tap Add Rescue Email.
  • On the next screen, input the answers to both the security questions in order to verify your identity.
  • Tap Verify at the upper right corner.
  • Now, type in the email address that you want to use as the rescue email and select Done.
  • You will receive a verification email on the email address that you have entered.
  • Now, go to the email account and verify the account.
  • After entering your Apple ID and password and tap Continue.

Change the rescue email address

  • If you have already added a rescue email address, the steps to change it are almost the same. You can refer to the following steps to change your rescue email on your iPhone.
  • Open the Settings screen on your iPhone and tap on your Apple ID. Then tap on the Password & Security option.
  • On the next screen, you can see your existing rescue email address.
  • Tap on the rescue email address and on the next page, you will be prompted to verify your identity.
  • Enter the correct answers for both the questions and tap Verify.
  • On the following screen, you have to enter the new rescue email address and following that, tap Done.
  • Now, an email with a verification code will be sent to your new rescue email address. Proceed to verify your rescue email address.
  • Now, you have successfully know how to change rescue email address on iPhone.