Choose Keychain List from the Edit menu. Later,I disabled iCloud Keychain but now want to enable it again. To lock or unlock your login keychain, click the Lock icon at the top-left of the Keychain Access window. You can also choose to verify with another device if you choose. Click the plus sign button at the bottom of the Keychain Access window to add a new password.
If the keychain file is corrupted —and it can happen — your passwords have gone to Detroit without you. By default, the keychain file is created in the Keychains folder — a good idea — but if you want to store it elsewhere, click the down-arrow button next to the Save As text box and navigate to the desired folder. I can't personalise my MacBook until I reset it. Unlocking your keychain requires you to enter your login password. But I would lose all of the password collected therein. So what should i do now.
The only solution I've found was to delete the keychain. That's the only difference I can think of. Info: MacBook Air Apr 25, 2012 I am having trouble remembering th initial password I set up for my mac when I first bought it. Jun 22, 2008 i forgot the keychain password, how do I reset it? Your recovered password should now be visible in the text box. The problem is, I never setup a keychain password for the standard user account. There are three things that I can remember without looking them up: the phone number for repair to my cable service, my favorite Pizza place, and my social security number. I have to enter it every time.
I have tried everything but since changing the hard drive apple store nothing seems to work. I am using io 10. Does anyone know how to reset or setup the keychain password. Recover keychain password with great ease. To minimize the damage that someone can do with this password, you can select the Confirm before Allowing Access radio button.
Follow the onscreen instructions to change the password. Unfortunately, Lion creates a keychain automatically for every user, so you have to monitor and delete your keychain data manually. Which password did you use the last time you were there? Every time I try to download a program it asks for my apple id. Mar 15, 2012 Can't remember keychain password, where can I find it? If your keychain is unlocked, which happens automatically when you log in, all someone has to do is sit at your desk, visit a site or connect with a server, and bam! It's great to hear from people! Could either of those applications be causing this problem? In the New Keychain dialog that appears, enter a catchy name in the Save As text box. Before this became an option I always had to wait until I was at my Mac to transact business. I'v tried the password for the administrator account even though I can't specify the admin id anywhere and I've tried the password for the standard user account, neither of which work. Could it have anything to do with the fact I installed a new flash player? Unless you indicate otherwise on a case-by-case basis, you can not open your keychain without your administrator password.
However, there may be times when a website doesn't allow autofill for example, at public terminals or when a site has been coded to specifically block autofill. It sure beats keeping everything written down on an easily misplaced or stolen piece of paper. Dec 27, 2010 I recently changed the password on my keychain and now when I boot up my computer, it'll ask me for the password everytime. Keychain First Aid can fix many of your password headaches. It's obviously something different than my Apple Id. Keychain will generate and store all your Safari-based passwords and autofill them for you where and as needed.
And for yet another level of security, select the Ask for Keychain Password check box. I changed my own admin password, but wrote it down wrong. Type a name for the item, the username that you typically type to gain access, and the password for that server or site. But when I use Safari it keeps asking for my login keychain password repeatedly. Remembering passwords can be quite the challenge, which is why many people simply let their Macs do the work and save them in Keychain Access. It's only just started doing this but it's really annoying.
If so, how do I reset the keychain without losing it? I know I can create a new keychain. I don't know what it is and I've tried everything. Mar 24, 2012 I forgot my keychain password. It'll ask me randomly when opening some applications like Chrome, which stores its passwords in Keychain. The program asks for the system password.
Your account is in their databases and most of the time a site will not let you create another account. You can also change the iCloud Security Code or the phone number used to verify your identity after you use the iCloud Security Code. The problem is that every so often the login keychain pops up asking me to enter a password. It will ask for your username and password, and will tell you if any problems are found. Note that it allows you to access your keychain but doesn't change any of the passwords or encryptions in it. But what if you need to look up that password? Now I am being asked for the keychain password and it keeps saying wrong password. Also on another computer it keeps asking for a password to access the keychain.