Like many other devices, the Raspberry Pi (with all the glory of standard Raspbian) comes with a password by default. And as you probably know, leaving the default password on anything is incredibly insecure.
Since it’s easy to find standard credentials for all sorts of devices on the Internet, anyone with malicious intent is sure to try them. If you’ve forgotten the default password for your Raspberry Pi or never changed it, we’ll show you what you need to know.
Default username and password on Raspbian
According to RaspberryPi.org, the default username on Raspbian is pi, and the default password is raspberry .
To protect your Raspberry Pi from online threats you should change the default password immediately. In recent versions of Raspbian, you are prompted to do this after installation, but you can still use the default settings if you installed some time ago.
Here’s how to change your password on Raspbian: