Moodle Basics
Changing Your Password
and
Updating Your Profile

Your password is part of your profile which contains information about you. Other users can see your profile if they click on your name.  Profile information includes a description of yourself (if you have entered one), your name, location, and email address (if you chose to make it accessible).  When you view your profile you can edit it by clicking on the 'edit' tab.  Also in your profile, you can add your picture. This picture will appear next to your name in forums, glossaries, etc.

To change your password, click on your username either in the upper right-hand corner of the window or the bottom center.

Mouse pointer is over user name (Jane Doe) and it is circled in red.

This will take you to your profile. Click on the Change password button.

Mouse pointer is over the Change password button.

In the Change Password dialog box, enter your current password and then type your new password. Type your new password a second time to confirm that you did not make any errors the first time you type it. Click the Change password button.

Note that passwords are case sensitive and cannot contain any spaces or any of the following characters: / \ ? * : “ < > .

The Change Password dialog box

To make changes to your profile, click on the Edit Profile tab.

The mouse pointer is over the Edit profile tab.

On this page you can make changes to your profile, add more information, and upload a picture of yourself. When finished, click on the Update Profile button.

Last modified: Thursday, 13 January 2011, 6:57 AM