How to Check Passwords on iPhone

Charlotte Daniels

iPhone, Tutorials

Are you concerned about the security of your iPhone? One of the ways to ensure the safety of your device is by regularly checking the passwords associated with it. In this tutorial, we will guide you step-by-step on how to check passwords on your iPhone and make any necessary changes to enhance your device’s security.

Checking Passwords on iPhone:

If you want to check and manage your passwords on an iPhone, follow these simple steps:

Step 1: Accessing Settings

To begin, locate and tap on the Settings app on your iPhone’s home screen. The Settings app is represented by a gear icon.

Step 2: Finding Passwords & Accounts

In the Settings menu, scroll down and tap on Passwords & Accounts. This option allows you to manage all your saved passwords and accounts.

Step 3: Authenticating using Face ID or Touch ID (if applicable)

If you have Face ID or Touch ID enabled for added security, you may need to authenticate yourself before proceeding. Simply follow the prompts displayed on your screen.

Step 4: Viewing Saved Passwords

In the Passwords & Accounts menu, tap on Websites & App Passwords. You may be prompted to enter your device passcode or authenticate using Face ID/Touch ID again.

  • Your saved passwords will now be displayed in a list format.
  • To view a password, tap on the desired entry.

    You may need to authenticate once more.

  • Note: For security reasons, some passwords may be hidden by default. To reveal them, tap on the password field and authenticate yourself when prompted.

Step 5: Making Changes to Passwords

If you wish to make changes to a password, tap on the Edit button in the top-right corner of the screen. You can now select individual entries by tapping on the corresponding circular checkboxes.

  • To delete a password, tap on the Delete button that appears at the bottom of the screen after selecting an entry.
  • To change a password, select the desired entry and tap on Change Password on Website. This will open a webpage where you can update your password accordingly.
  • If you prefer using a third-party password manager app, you can also use the AutoFill Passwords option in this menu to allow your chosen app to handle your passwords.

Congratulations! You have successfully learned how to check passwords on your iPhone.

Regularly reviewing and updating your passwords is an essential step towards maintaining the security of your device and personal information. Remember to use unique and strong passwords for all your accounts to further enhance their security.

In Conclusion

In this tutorial, we discussed how to check passwords on an iPhone using built-in settings. By following these steps, you can easily access, view, and manage all your saved passwords. Remember to take appropriate security measures such as enabling Face ID or Touch ID authentication for an added layer of protection.

We hope this tutorial has been helpful in guiding you through checking passwords on your iPhone. Stay safe and secure!

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