pixiv has updated the Privacy Policy as from May 31, 2021.

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[IMPORTANT] Some accounts are required to reset their password

As previously announced, it is no longer possible to log in to pixiv and pixiv-related services with a password that can easily be guessed by a third party as of May 10th, 2021.

* These measures will be applied gradually to accounts.


If you're not sure whether your account is affected by these measures, you can check by logging in to pixiv with your password and seeing if any message displays.

Please refer to the following 3 patterns.

* If you use Apple, Twitter, Google, or Facebook to log in, your password will not be affected by the strengthening measures. As such, there will be no changes in how you log in, and you will be able to continue logging in with that method.
However, if you log in with your pixiv ID and password, it's possible that you may be asked to change your password.





If the following displays on the log in page:

On desktop:


On mobile:


If you see this prompt, it means that our system has detected that the password you set for your account may be easily guessed by a third party and is likely to be used for unauthorized access. Therefore, it is not possible to log in to your account for security reasons. We apologize for the inconvenience, but please reset your password.

When you reset your password, please refer to the article "How can I set up a secure password?" in the Help section.

You will also need the e-mail address registered to your account to reset your password. Please make sure that the e-mail address is still valid.
If you're no longer able to access your e-mail address, please refer to the Help page: "I cannot use the e-mail address I registered on pixiv, and so I cannot have my password reissued".




If the following page displays immediately after logging in:

On desktop:


On mobile:


If you see this prompt, it means that our system detected that the password you set for your account may be easily guessed by a third party and is likely to be used for unauthorized access.

You can log in this time, but you will be unable to log in again after this session.

To protect your account, follow the instructions on the page, and change your password.

When you change your password, please refer to the article "How can I set up a secure password?" in the Help section.




If you're able to log in as usual:

There are no issues with your current password, so there is no need for you to change your password at the moment.

However, if it becomes necessary for you to change your password, we apologize for the inconvenience, but you will need to change your password if any of the above displays at any time.





We will continue to strengthen our measures to protect your valuable works and accounts and to reduce the damage caused by unauthorized access to pixiv.

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