The abundance of sites and online services that we use every day, has led to the necessity of using password managers, which allows not to remember dozens, sometimes hundreds of protective combinations. With the advent of iOS ‘ built-in “keychain” life has become easier having the ability to pass authorization on all devices under one account at once. But what if you have to log into your account from another device and remember the cherished character set well does not work?
Despite the fact that all your passwords are stored in encrypted form, for you they are available in the classic format. The key is to know where to look.
Where to find the saved password
- Go to “Settings” – “Password and account” – “Passwords sites and”;
- Confirm login by fingerprint scan, face or password, depending on the chosen method of authorization;
- In the opened window, locate the site whose password you want to use on unattached to the Apple ID the device, open it and see the hidden combination.
A stored password on a Mac
On Mac find a list of accounts is just as easy.
- To do this, launch Safari and in the status bar, select Safari – “Settings” – “Password” (your path may vary depending on the version of macOS);
- Enter the password or confirm the input by using the fingerprint scanner;
- Locate the website and hover your mouse cursor: this will open the hidden behind black dots password. Copy it or memorize it.
Entering the password from your account on another device, make sure that in any case, do not save it, if you do not trust this man. If you accidentally saved the password are advised to change it for a new one. Thanks to the built-in Safari password Manager you will not have to come up with a defensive combination: the web browser will do everything for you.