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.
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 … Read More
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, … Read More
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.
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.
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.
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 … Read More
Do you have outdated account, login, or password information on iCloud Keychain that keeps coming up when you visit a website or particular app? Or do you often update and edit login information for various accounts? If so, you might want to remove outdated accounts and passwords that are stored on your iPhone & iPad … Read More
Do you use iCloud Keychain to store the log-in details of your various online accounts? Well, if you change the password to any of these logins or accounts on their respective platforms or websites, Keychain doesn’t always update the information right away. And when that happens, you wouldn’t be able to use this handy feature … Read More
Do you use iCloud Keychain to store your passwords to various online accounts? If so, did you know that you can manually add all your online accounts in one place, instead of heading over to their respective websites individually? Adding login information to iCloud Keychain is easy on iPhone and iPad.
Do you want to store all your online account information, logins, and passwords in one place? You might be interested in trying out iCloud Keychain, a handy password management tool that’s baked into iOS, iPadOS, and MacOS devices, and that automatically syncs that login keychain data between your other iPhone, iPad, and Mac hardware too. … Read More
The Autofill feature of Safari makes logging in to websites much easier in iOS, not having to remember and type in every single password for every website under the sun that you come across. While saving passwords with autofill is undoubtedly helpful, it can also mean it’s easier to forget what a password is, since … Read More
iCloud Keychain is a password management feature that arrived to the Mac with Mac OS X Mavericks, and to the mobile Apple world with iOS 7 and remains available in all modern system software releases. Basically it stores encrypted passwords securely within iCloud, which can then be accessed securely through your Mac or iOS device, … Read More
iOS devices can use an optional encrypted backup feature that protects all backups with a strong encryption layer and password, meaning those backups are both unusable and unreadable without that password. If you chose to encrypt the backups of an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with such a password and then somehow forgot the password … Read More
You can retrieve forgotten website and browser passwords by using a command line tool in Mac OS X. This is a handy feature that gives you access to the Keychain via Terminal. How many times have you forgotten the password to a website? Don’t feel bad because it happens to the best of us. The … Read More
Mac OS X includes a great built-in utility that helps you test existing password strength, and also generate new strong passwords. If you’re wondering if your password is secure this is a great safe way to test the quality of it, and it’s also a safe way to create new strong passwords that you know … Read More
Most Mac users are best served by using the easy Migration Assistant tool to copy all files, folders, preferences, and login data from one computer to another. This isn’t always an option though, perhaps because a hard drive is failing, or maybe you just prefer to manually migrate only very specific data from an old … Read More
Is Safari no longer remembering logins and passwords? Is Mail.app asking for a password every time you launch the app and try to check or send mail, despite the fact that you’ve entered login credentials over and over? When a Mac app no longer remembers password and login data, it’s often the result of corrupted … Read More