Allow users to change password

Article Number:02053

You can allow users to change their passwords on their own.

Allowing Users to Change Their Passwords in Their "Profile" Screen

You can allow users to change their passwords in the "Profile" screen.

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Login. Image of Login

  4. In the "Password Policy" section, select "Allow users to change password".
    Screen to allow users to change password

  5. Click Save.
    The Profile screen now looks different.
    Differences in the Profile Screen

  6. Configure password policy based on the usage scenario.
    Specifying Password Complexity and Password Expiration

  7. Inform users on the following.

    • Users can change their passwords by themselves
    • Users should manage their new passwords by themselves

Differences in the Profile Screen

The Profile screen shows different fields depending on whether the administrators allow users to change passwords on the Profile screen or not.

If users are not allowed to change their passwords on the Profile screen

Users cannot change the password-related fields.
Additionally, the password expiration is not applied in this case.
Profile screen

If users are allowed to change their passwords on the Profile screen

Users can change the password-related fields.
Profile screen

Notes for Kintone Guests

The following settings are always applied to Kintone guest users, regardless of the "Allow users to change password" setting.

  • Minimum Number of Characters for the User Password
  • Password Complexity
  • Login Name as Password
  • Password Reuse Limit
  • Password Expiration

For details, refer to the following page:

Force users to change their passwords on their next login

With this feature enabled, a screen is displayed for users prompting them to change their passwords when they log in to kintone.com.
It can be used for the following purposes.

  • When adding new kintone.com users:
    You can prompt users to change their temporary passwords given by administrators.
  • When any security incidents have occurred:
    You can request users to change their passwords.

Differences in the Login Screen

The login screen looks different depending on whether you require users to provide a password or not when logging in to kintone.com.

Requiring users to change their temporary passwords

The following screen is displayed when the users log in for the first time.
This screen will no longer be displayed after the password change.
Screen to change password

Not requiring users to change their temporary passwords

No screen is displayed for requesting users to change their passwords.
Users need to use passwords that were set by administrators.

How to Enable Function

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Login. Image of Login

  4. In the "Password Policy" section, select "Allow users to change password".
    Screen to allow users to change password

  5. In the "Password Policy" section, select "Force users to change their passwords on their next login".
    Screen to require password change

  6. Click Save.

  7. Configure password policy based on the usage scenario.
    For details, refer to "Specifying Password Complexity and Password Expiration".

  8. Inform users on the following.

    • Users should change their passwords at the first login
    • Users should manage their new passwords by themselves