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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

5 Ways to Get Back, Recover, Retrieve or Reset Your JAMB Profile and Email Password.

Let’s talk about those candidates that forget the password to their JAMB profile or JAMB facility login. Some candidates as well had forgotten their JAMB email password. This post will address how to resent the two passwords – email and JAMB login.

Difference Between JAMB Password and Email Password.

This is the first thing to get. Your email has its password so also is your JAMB profile. It’s important to note that the profile and email are not the same. Let me explain better.

When you went to register JAMB UTME, the first account created for you was your email. During the registration that, you crated a password that you will be using to log into the email. This email can be used for any other purpose in the future not only the JAMB registration you opened it for.

Some candidates already has existing emails for about two years which they used for their JAMB registrations also. Hence, each JAMB candidate has one email and its password.

JAMB profile is the second account created for you at the CBT centre when the registration is ongoing. The profile account is active as soon as you completed your registration at the CBT centre. This account also has its own password.

In other words, all of you have email accounts for JAMB and profile accounts.

Meanwhile most candidates use the same password for both the emails and JAMB profiles. They did this in order not to be mixing things up. However, some still used different passwords for the two accounts. Nothing is wrong with that as well.


Lost JAMB Slip?

It’s hard to see candidate that forget their emails (if you do, check your JAMB registration slip). In case lose your JAMB registration slip, you need to access your email. A copy of your slip was sent into your email on the day you registered for JAMB.

Hence, you don’t have to lose access to your email and still misplace your registration slip. If you should lose the two,

It is however very common to see candidates forgetting their passwords or mixing both up. This guide will be of great help. Read on if you have forgotten either your email password or JAMB profile password.

How to Get back your Email password

Before trying to retrieve/reset your email password:
  1. Try to use your phone as the password. Some candidates use their phone numbers. Most especially if you create it at a local café, they are found of using phone numbers as email passwords.
  2. Try your date of birth in this format: 02/05/1998 but remove the slashes. That is, 02051998. This is another possible password being used by candidates for email.

If that didn’t work, let’s now reset your password
Follow the guide here to reset your Gmail password or this for Yahoomail. For other email service, follow the instructions to reset password on their pages.

How to Get back your JAMB profile password

  1. Use option 1 and 2 above: As prescribed under the email password guide, try the option 1 and 2.
  2. Try 1 to 8, 1 to 6: These are commonly used passwords by a majority of CBT centres.
  3. Check your email for JAMB profile creation message. A message was sent to you on the day you registered for UTME. This message contained your JAMB profile password. Search for the message, read and retrieve the password in it.


If that didn’t work, let’s reset your JAMB password.
Here you will need you’re your email and its password. In other words, in order to reset your JAMB profile password, you must be able to log into your email first. Once you are in your email, follow the steps below
  1. Visit the JAMB password retrieve link
  2. Enter your email and your date of birth as used during the JAMB registration. To be sure of the date of birth, check your JAMB registration slip.
  3. Click “Get Password Reset Link”.
  4. After that, a message containing link will be sent to your email. Click on that link.
  5. A new window will open. Here enter the new password you intend to change to. Then, submit.
  6. After this, a success message will be displayed.

5 Ways to Get Back, Retrieve or Reset your JAMB password.
Password reset interface for JAMB profile

Now, you can log into your JAMB profile with your email and the new password chosen.

NOTE
If after clicking Get Password Reset Link, you get an error message such as below

Temporary error in resting JAMB password
Temporary error in resting JAMB password

Kindly close the page. The error is temporary and can last a couple of days.

Wait couple of hours or days and try again.

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