Forgetting the login password of some apps on our mac is a common thing to experience. It usually happens because we rarely log out from the apps and keep our accounts to log in. So, every time we access the app, we don’t need to input our account credentials. As the plan B in order to anticipate our forgetfulness, we can use the Keychain on our mac.

What is Keychain Access?

Keychain is the password management system in macOS. The system was introduced with Mac OS 8.6, and has been included in all subsequent versions of the operating system, now known as macOS. A Keychain can contain various types of data: passwords, private keys, certificates, and secure notes. 

Who develops Keychain Access?

Apple develops the Keychain as it can only be found in macOS. It was originally developed for PowerTalk, the Apple email system. Keychain is included as a system utility and password manager. It was released for the very first time in 1999. The stable version of this app is starting from the 11.0

Why do we find saved passwords on Mac devices?

When we log in to some apps and we are not logging out for a long time when we need to log in to the same app on a device other than our Mac we often forgot the password. There is a solution to be able to log in to the app without resetting its password. It is by using Keychain on your mac.

How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices

Here are the steps on How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices that you can read and follow.

  1. First, press the Cmd + space on the keyboard.
  2. Type keychain.
  3. Click the Keychain app.
    How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices
  4. Click the login option.
  5. Select the app that you want to see the password.
    How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices
  6. Tick the Show password.
    How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices
  7. Now, input the password of your mac and click Allow.
    How to Find Saved Passwords on Mac Devices

Well, this is the last section of the tutorial. I hope you found this tutorial useful. Let your buddies know about this trick. So, they can find saved passwords on Mac Devices.

Let me know in the comment section below if you found any difficulties in following the steps, or if you have any questions that are related to the topic that is being discussed, I will be happy to answer and help you out.

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