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Add "Forgot your password" to login screen
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Reset passwordSet new password

Would be helpful to enable users who forgot their passwords to be able to retrieve it for log in through the app.

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User stories

Users with accounts
As a user with a Wikipedia account I would like to be able to log in to my account on the iOS app, even if I have 2FA enabled. When I forget my password, I would like to be able to reset my password through the app

Design details

Reset password email confirmation (system message)

Action MessageColor
User resets their passwordTemporary password sent via emailGreen

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Moushira raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
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Deskana changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Jun 27 2015, 5:03 AM
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It is presently not possible to trigger a password reset email over the API, so this task is impossible to complete. Marking as stalled, accordingly.

The work to unblock this is tracked in T32788.

Dbrant triaged this task as Low priority.Jul 1 2015, 3:14 PM
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Deskana changed the task status from Stalled to Open.Jul 25 2016, 8:54 PM

This task should be possible now, given the recent API changes:

(Even if not possible, we should provide at least a link to Safari/mobile reading web's password reset.)

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