Category: Keychain Access

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 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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