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    ICloud Keychain, how to enable and use the Apple system

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    ICloud Keychain: How to enable and use Apple's system for storing passwords and credit cards on your devices. You can enable and edit your iCloud Keychain via a computer or mobile device.


    iCloud Keychain saves a user's passwords, credit card information and other sensitive data and syncs them across all Apple devices. You can manually add or delete information from your iCloud Keychain at any time from an iPhone, iPad, or Mac computer.



    ICloud Keychain can be enabled or disabled through the Settings app on an iPhone or iPad or System Preferences on a Mac.

    From social media and shopping to internet banking and email, it can be a headache to have to remember and manually enter numerous account logins or payment information every time you want to log into a website, log into a Wi-Fi network. Fi or make a purchase. This is where iCloud Keychain comes in handy.


    What is iCloud Keychain? 

    iCloud Keychain is Apple's data management system that makes your accounts more easily accessible by saving passwords, credit cards, and other private information on all of your Apple devices.

    The feature also remembers this information and can automatically fill it in on the apps and websites you use so you don't have to do it manually. To use iCloud Keychain, you need to activate the feature first. 

    How to activate iCloud Keychain on an iPhone or iPad

    To enable iCloud Keychain on your iPhone or iPad, do the following:


    1. Open the app Settings.
    2. Tap the you don't know at the top of the page.
    3. Toccata iCloud and then Keychains.
    4. Enable iCloud  Keychain sliding the bar next to it to the on position, which will cause the bar to become green.

    You may be asked to enter your Apple ID password or your device passcode to finalize this process. 



    To disable iCloud Keychain on your iPhone or iPad, simply turn off the iCloud Keychain option illustrated above. 

    How to activate iCloud Keychain on a Mac computer

    On your Mac, you can turn on iCloud Keychain via System Preferences.

    1. Click the Apple menu at the top of the screen, then click System Preference from the drop-down menu.
    2. Click on Apple ID, then up iCloud in the sidebar. On macOS Mojave or earlier, just click iCloud in System Preferences.
    3. Select Keychains from the list of options on the right by clicking the box next to it. Make sure the box has turned blue and contains a check mark; you may need to approve it by logging into your Apple ID.

    To disable iCloud Keychain on a Mac, simply deselect the Keychain option from the list. 

    How to add your personal information to iCloud Keychain

    Although iCloud Keychain has the ability to automatically fill in your information on certain websites and apps, you will need to create a contact card first so that the feature can work properly. Once you've created a contact card, you can start using the card by following these steps.

    1. Open the app Settings on your iPhone or iPad, then tap Safari.
    2. Toccata Automatic compilation.
    3. Tap Le my information.
    4. Select your contact card from the list of available contacts.

    How to find passwords saved on iCloud Keychain and add, change or delete them

    Your iPhone or iPad

    1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone or iPad, then tap Passwords. On iOS 13 or earlier, tap Passwords & Accounts in Settings, then tap Website & App Passwords.



    2. If prompted, use Face ID or Touch ID to verify your identity and view saved passwords.

    • To add a password for a website, tap the plus sign (+) at the top of the screen and fill out the resulting form.

    3. Tap a website from the list to view the saved password.  

    • You can remove a saved password by tapping Delete password from this page.
    • To change your password, tap Modification in the upper right corner. 

    On a Mac computer

    1. Open the Safari app.

    2. Click the Safari menu at the top of the screen, then select Preferences from the drop-down menu.

    3. Click the Password icon in the new window.

    • To add a password to the list, tap Add at the bottom of the window and fill out the resulting form.

    4. Select a website from the password list. 

    • To change a password, click Details with the website highlighted, change your password, then click end
    • To delete a password for a website, click the website to highlight it, then click Remove

    How to find credit cards saved on iCloud Keychain and add, edit or delete them

    Your iPhone or iPad

    1. Open the app Settings
    2. Toccata Safari, then tap Automatic compilation.
    3. Toccata Saved credit cards to view the list of saved cards, which you will need to use Face ID to log in.
    • Swipe left on a card and press Delete to remove it from the list. 
    • Toccata Add credit card to add a new card to the list. 
    • Tap a card in the list, then press Modification on the next page to edit the information. 

    On a Mac computer

    1. Open the app Safari
    2. Click on Safari in the menu at the top of the screen and select Preferences… from the drop-down menu.
    3. Click the icon of Automatic compilation in the new window.
    4. Click the box to the left of Credit cards to enable it with a check mark, if it is not enabled, then click the button Modification next to.
    5. You will be asked to enter a passcode or use Touch ID to view the list of saved cards.
    • click on Add at the bottom of the window to add a new card. 
    • Click a card to highlight it in the list and double-click to change the specific information displayed for the card.
    • Click a tab to highlight it, then click Remove at the bottom of the window to delete the tab. 

    Further Reading:

    • How to protect your iPhone from hackers?
    • How to disable keychain on Mac?
    • How to set up iCloud Drive on iPhone
    • How to save passwords on your iPhone
    • How to remove a device from iCloud
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