Category: iCloud Keychain

How to View Saved Passwords in Safari on Mac

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If you save passwords with Safari on Mac, you can easily go back and view those saved passwords. This is fantastic if you’ve lost a login, or perhaps if you forgot the password to one of your online accounts.

As long as you previously signed in to your account from Safari on Mac, iPhone, or iPad, you may be able to see the exact password you used thanks to iCloud Keychain.

Safari has a built-in password management solution that fills out website usernames and passwords for you. Every time you log in to a website in Safari for the first time, the browser will…

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How to Check for Reused & Compromised Passwords in Safari for Mac

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Do you use a password that’s easy to guess for your online accounts? Or perhaps, you reuse the same password for multiple accounts? Maybe you’re wondering if your password has been compromised in a known data breach? Whatever the case, Safari for Mac can now help you monitor your passwords by providing Security Recommendations.

The latest versions of Safari for macOS have many privacy-oriented features, and perhaps one of the more useful is the ability to provide security alerts regarding your saved passwords. Safari will now recommend you to update your…

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How to Edit Saved Passwords on Mac with Keychain Access

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Do you use Keychain to store passwords, quickly sign in to websites on Safari, or log in to certain apps that are installed on your Mac? If so, you might want to make sure the information that’s used by Keychain is up to date. And this means occasionally you may need to edit saved passwords and login information within Keychain from MacOS.

Assuming you approve it, Keychain automatically stores your username and password data when you log in to a website or app for the first time. However, if you change the password for your online account later on from a…

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How to Add Credit Cards to Safari AutoFill on Mac

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Are you tired of typing your credit card details every time you make a payment online from your Mac? If you use Safari to browse the web in MacOS, you can take advantage of its AutoFill feature to quickly fill out your credit card number, name, and expiry date for you.

Online payments have become increasingly popular recently with the rise of e-commerce websites and other internet services over the past several years. If you want to make your payment process a lot more convenient, you might want to add your credit card details to Safari as a one-time thing….

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How to Change the Default Keychain on Mac

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Did you know that you can create multiple keychains on your Mac, in addition to the default keychain associated with your login? Moreover, you can set other keychains you created as the default keychain on your macOS computer, which then become where your login and password credentials are stored. Most users won’t need to do this, but there are particular circumstances where it can be useful or helpful.

If you aren’t familiar with Keychain, it is a password management tool developed by Apple that’s seamlessly integrated into macOS, iPadOS, and iOS…

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How to Change Keychain Password on Mac

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Do you want to change the password used to access your Keychain data on a Mac? There are two ways to change the Keychain password, depending on whether it’s a default Keychain, and therefore whether you have multiple Keychains or not.

If you aren’t aware, your Keychain password is the same as your Mac’s user password that you use to sign in to your computer by default. Whenever you change this user password, the default Keychain password is automatically updated to match it as well. However, you can create multiple Keychains on a Mac in addition to the…

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How to Check for Compromised or Leaked Passwords on iPhone & iPad with Security Recommendations

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Have you ever wondered if the passwords to any of your online accounts have been compromised in a data breach? You’re certainly not the only one in that regard, but now you can now check for breached password security easily right from your iPhone and iPad.

In the latest versions of iOS and iPadOS (14 and later), Apple has added a security feature called “Security Recommendations” that would provide security alerts for the passwords stored on iCloud Keychain. If one or more of your accounts use a password that’s easy to guess, uses a sequence like 123,…

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How to Update & Edit Saved Passwords in Safari Autofill on Mac

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Do you use Safari’s built-in password manager to quickly log in to your favorite websites on the Mac? If so, you might want to learn how you can update this stored login data whenever you change the password for one of your online accounts.

Although Safari autofill and keychain integration makes it so that you don’t have to remember your passwords again, you will run into issues if you change the password for any of your accounts. Since the password that’s stored in Safari is now the old password, you will no longer be able to sign in to the website using…

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How to See Accounts & Passwords on iPhone & iPad

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iPhone and iPad feature a built-in password management tool called iCloud Keychain, it stores online account information and automatically fills out log-in details, credit card information, address info, Wi-Fi passwords, and more.

If you use iCloud Keychain, you might want to know where all the stored account information is located on your iPhone or iPad.

If you are interested in viewing all the account data Keychain has collected since you started using it on your device, read on. In this article, we’ll be discussing how you can see your saved accounts,…

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How to Find Duplicate Passwords in Keychain on iPhone & iPad

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Do you use the same password for multiple online accounts? It may be wise to fix that, as accounts with shared passwords are theoretically at risk of a security breach (for example, if one service is breached and you use the same password on other accounts, it’s possible someone nefarious would be able to gain access to those other accounts). It’s highly recommended to use unique passwords for each account that you may have, and this is exactly where password managers come in and make things easier.

On iPhone and iPad, it’s easy to find duplicate…

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