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With macOS Monterey, Apple added a dedicated passwords section to System Preferences and separated it from Keychain access. Here’s how to use it.
With macOS Big Sur (and Catalina), you can use your Apple Watch to authenticate passwords or approve app installations when you double-tap on the Side button. This is especially handy on Macs (mid-2013 and later) that don't have Touch ID, which...
Keychain Access on the Mac is a great tool for storing passwords (which means fewer to remember). However, did you know it can do much more, such as store strong private notes and certificates?
The password of your user account in macOS is known as your login password. It's the password you use to log in to your Mac and make certain changes, such as installing software. But have you ever forgotten it? If so, you can often reset it – this article shows several different ways. Hopefully, one of them will work for you!
Your Mac has all the necessary apps to make a secure, free password manager – one that’s easy to use and maintain. Being able to “copy and paste” and “cut and paste” was all I needed to build my own secure password manager. I have tried several password manager apps and found them lacking in several areas. They don’t work the same way for each site. One used multiple copy and paste efforts just to work, and another was hacked – it could happen again!
Are you tired of having to reenter all your data (name, address, credit card, etc.) when using the Safari web browser? Thanks to its AutoFill feature, Safari can save you some time by automatically filling in your credit card information,...
Are you tired of trying to come up with a unique and memorable password? Not entirely happy with Safari's auto-generated passwords? Well, you may not be aware of this, but your Mac has a potent password generator built right in called Password Assistant. Its location is not very obvious, and you need to dig a little bit to get to it, but it's well worth it!