How to Change Your Password in Respondus Exam Author

When you change your BearPass Password, you will need to update your settings in Exam Author. You'll get a gentle reminder in the form of an error message when you try to use the Exam Author after changing your password.

Step-by-Step Guide

How to change your password in Respondus Exam Author

  1. Click on the Preview & Publish tab, and select Publish from the left menu pane.
    Select Preview and Publish from the navigation menu.
  2. Click Publish Wizard.
    Select Publish Wizard option.
  3. From the Choose Server pull-down, select Add New Server.
  4. Select No, I want to enter the server settings manually.
    Choose to enter server settings manually.
  5. Follow the directions on the menu:
    Server Settings menu
    1. Enter the URL address of your course
    2. Enter the URL address of MSU Bb log in page
  6. Enter a name for the server in the Server Name box (you can use any name).
  7. Press the Extract button  – this will populate the required network information.
    Click the extract button.
  8. Respondus populates the User name and Password, but the Password must be re-typed, since it populates the “old” stored password.
  9. Select the Remember my User Name and Password box.
  10. Click OK.


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