Category: 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 Share Your Wifi Password From Any Device

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Every time you have visitors to you home, they probably ask for the wifi password before anything else. You can go the route of the local coffee shop and take the wifi name and password up on the wall, or keep sharing these credentials manually until you have them memorized. Or, you can speed up this process…

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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 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 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 Add Logins & Passwords to Safari Autofill on Mac

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Many Mac users might already be aware that Safari requests to automatically save your password information when you log in to a website for the first time. But even if you ignored that initial request to save login information, you can manually enter those details into Safari autofill, and never have to remember your logins and passwords again.

Most of us visit several websites on a daily basis, logging into things like email, banks, social networks, shopping, etc, and as a result, we have many online accounts for a variety of services. While Safari does a…

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How to Reset Keychain on Mac

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Did you recently lose, reset, or forget your Mac’s user password? If so, you will no longer be able to access the existing Keychain login and passwords stored on your Mac.

This is because, by default, the Keychain password is the same as your Mac user password. Since you’ve lost or reset the user password, they are no longer in sync, and you’ll need to reset your default Keychain to get them in sync again. However, doing this will remove all the passwords that are currently stored in Keychain. Therefore, reseting the keychain is a last resort and should…

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How to Find Forgotten / Lost Web Site Passwords on Mac

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Did you forget the password for a website you recently visited? Or perhaps, you lost the login credentials of one of your social networking accounts? Either way, if you ever logged into these websites on your Mac and saved the login credentials to Keychain, then you can recover your forgotten passwords easily with Keychain Access.

Keychain Access is an app in macOS that securely keeps a record of all your passwords and other login information, thereby eliminating the need to constantly remember and manage the passwords to your online accounts. It’s similar to…

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How to Create a New Keychain on Mac

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Do you want to create a new keychain in addition to the default login keychain on your Mac? You can create as many keychains as you want in a macOS system to store your passwords in a pretty straightforward manner.

Keychain is Apple’s built-in password management feature that’s available on both macOS and iOS devices, allowing you to securely store your login information so that you don’t have to remember all your passwords. By default, your Mac creates a keychain for you called “login”, and its password is the same as the macOS user password that you…

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