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How to use iCloud Keychain: The ultimate guide

How to use iCloud Keychain: The ultimate guide

iCloud Keychain is Apple's attempt to bring password management to the mainstream. With it, your account names, passwords, and even credit cards numbers can be safely and securely stored on your iPhone or iPad keychain, and synced across all your devices thanks to iCloud. In conjunction with...
How to stop iCloud Keychain from storing passwords or credit cards in Safari

How to stop iCloud Keychain from storing passwords or credit cards in Safari

iCloud Keychain lets you store passwords and credit cards for all your different logins rather easily. While you can always disable iCloud keychain altogether, you can also disable password and credit card saving not only individually, but on a per-device basis, and only for Safari. Perhaps you...
Forgot your iCloud Keychain security code? Here's how to change it!

Forgot your iCloud Keychain security code? Here's how to change it!

iCloud Keychain is Apple's approach to managing passwords effortlessly across both iOS and OS X. After you've set it up, all your passwords and credit card information is immediately synced securely across your devices. When adding a new device or replacing one, you'll need to verify with either...
How iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 need to fix iCloud Keychain

How iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 need to fix iCloud Keychain

iCloud Keychain lets you generate, store, and manage strong, unique passwords between your iPhone, iPad, and/or Mac. In theory, that's an amazing win for both convenience and security. Unfortunately, it's only in theory. Sadly there are two big problems with iCloud Keychain, one conceptual, one...
Make your Mac safer online: Five tips for better password security

Make your Mac safer online: Five tips for better password security

Seems like there are endless examples of security problems with all the Internet services we depend on. What can we do? Gotofail. Heartbleed. Target. Sony's PlayStation Network. The NSA. It seems like every few weeks, there's a new story circulating in the news about major security breach...
Hey OS X 10.9.2 — where did the iCloud Keychain forced password fill go?

Hey OS X 10.9.2 — where did the iCloud Keychain forced password fill go?

It looks like yesterday's OS X Mavericks update removed the ability to force passwords to save in Safari when if a website requested that they not be saved. Previously, users could check a box in the Password section of the Safari settings that read "Allow Autofill for websites that request...
How to force all websites to let you save passwords to iCloud Keychain in OS X Mavericks

How to force websites to save passwords to iCloud Keychain in OS X Mavericks

Note: This feature does not appear to be available as of OS X Yosemite Not all websites just let you save passwords to iCloud Keychain. Whether for privacy or security reasons, or simple technical misconfiguration, sometimes your best efforts to stay in sync across your Apple devices will be...
How to delete saved passwords from iCloud Keychain

How to delete saved passwords and credit cards from iCloud Keychain

One of the side-effects of an easy-to-use system like iCloud Keychain is that sometimes you accidentally end up saving a password you didn't intend to. That, or you simply stop using a certain site and no longer need its password saved, or some glitch comes up and it's not working properly, and...
How to force all websites to let you save passwords to iCloud Keychain

How to force websites to save passwords to iCloud Keychain in iOS 7

Note: This no longer appears to be an option as of iOS 8 Whether it's for security or privacy reasons, or just some technical failing, but not all websites just let you save passwords to iCloud Keychain. That can be annoying, to say the least, when you're trying to sync your login info across...
How to enable (or disable) iCloud Keychain on iPhone and iPad

How to enable (or disable) iCloud Keychain on iPhone and iPad

iCloud Keychain is part of iCloud an allows you to save passwords, credit card numbers, and forms for easier autofill later. It can even help you generate new passwords for new logins when you need help creating a stronger password. However, before iCloud Keychain can save your personal info, you...

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