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Synchronize Your MC Password

If you have changed or reset your MC account (computer login and/or CUMC email) password via the myPassword web site, you will also need to make sure that it is updated on any other devices and computers that may have stored the old password.

The devices that should be checked are:
  • Smartphones and tablets - including iPhones, iPads, Android devices, etc. - that are configured to connect to an CUMC email (Office 365/Exchange) account.
    NOTE: Mobile devices often detect the password has been changed and prompt for the new one the next time you open your email app. If not see linked instructions further below.
  • Laptops and other computers that have manually mapped network drives.

If you do not update the password on all devices that have stored it, you may find that your account becomes repeatedly locked. To resolve this you must Unlock Your Account in the myPassword website and make sure you have updated your changed or reset password on all devices.

Select a link for instructions on updating your password in:

Blackberry

  1. Open Settings
  2. Select Accounts
  3. Select your CUMC email account
  4. Under Update Password type in the new password you have already set via the myPassword site.
  5. Click Save

Manually Mapped Drive

Computers that are on campus and connected to the MC Domain are set up to automatically connect to any of your network drives once you have logged in. This means that changing your MC password will not affect your access to your network drives; the drive(s) will simply appear when you successfully log in to the computer with your MC account.

Computers that are used off campus and do not connect to the MC Domain may have been "manually mapped", or manually configured to connect to CUMC IT managed network drives. Changing your MC password via the myPassword web site means that you will have to change any passwords saved on manually mapped drives as well. To do this:

  1. Go to the Remote Network Drive Access web pages. A UNI login may be required.
  2. Select the link in the left navigation for Finding the Network Drive's Path based on your computer's operating system.
  3. Use the instructions on the page to note your manually mapped network drive information.
  4. On Windows computers, you will need to right-click on the manually mapped network drive and select Disconnect. This clears out saved login and password information for the drive.
  5. Select the link in the left navigation for Mapping on.. based on your computer's operating system.
  6. Use the information you noted in step 3 to re-map the drive, using your updated password.


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Last updated 7/19/2018