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If you have '''forgotten''' your nick's password:
 
If you have '''forgotten''' your nick's password:
  
# Type this to request a reset:<br /> <code>/msg NickServ RESETPASS <em>nick</em></code>
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# Type this to request a reset:<br /> <code>/msg NickServ RESETPASS <em>YourNick</em></code>
# After issuing that command, an email with a passcode will be sent to the email address registered to your nick from service@rizon.net. Copy and paste the command from your email (without quotation marks) within 24 hours or else the passcode will expire: <br /> <code>/msg NickServ ENTERCODE <em>passcode from email</em></code>
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# After issuing that command, an e-mail message from '''service@rizon.net''', with a passcode, will be sent to the e-mail address registered to your nick. Copy and paste the command from your email (''without quotation marks'') within 24 hours, or else the passcode will expire:<br /> <code>/msg NickServ ENTERCODE <em>passcode-from-email</em></code>
# NickServ will then assign you a temporary password with the message <code>Password changed to tempPassword.</code> You can now identify to your nick by using the temporary password:<br /><code>/msg NickServ IDENTIFY <em>temp password</em></code>
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# '''NickServ''' will then assign you a temporary password with the message <code>Password changed to <em>TempPassword</em>.</code> You can now identify to your nick by using the temporary password:<br /><code>/msg NickServ IDENTIFY <em>TempPassword</em></code>
# After you have successfully identified to your nick, you can change the password to your own choice:<br /><code>/msg NickServ SET PASSWORD <em>password of your choice</em></code>
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# After you have successfully identified to your nick, you can change the password to your own choice:<br /><code>/msg NickServ SET PASSWORD <em>new-password-of-your-choice</em></code>

Latest revision as of 15:35, 11 September 2020

If you have forgotten your nick's password:

  1. Type this to request a reset:
    /msg NickServ RESETPASS YourNick
  2. After issuing that command, an e-mail message from service@rizon.net, with a passcode, will be sent to the e-mail address registered to your nick. Copy and paste the command from your email (without quotation marks) within 24 hours, or else the passcode will expire:
    /msg NickServ ENTERCODE passcode-from-email
  3. NickServ will then assign you a temporary password with the message Password changed to TempPassword. You can now identify to your nick by using the temporary password:
    /msg NickServ IDENTIFY TempPassword
  4. After you have successfully identified to your nick, you can change the password to your own choice:
    /msg NickServ SET PASSWORD new-password-of-your-choice