A code, key, or string of text required to gain access to a particular service or resource.

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How to avoid password prompt in terminal?

So sometimes my Mac loses its connection to the Internet. When I'm in front of it physically I can use the terminal and do the following to repair it: networksetup -setnetworkserviceenabled ...
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How to list failed login attempts on Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan (FileVault enabled)?

Just now, something strange when I open my Macbook Pro Retina : the password entry was locked for 30 seconds and a tooltip saying me to use the machine's encryption passphrase to unlock it. I wonder ...
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Administrator password lost for late 2013 MacBook Pro with Yosemite

An ex-employee change her administrator password when she was fired and nobody can access the MacBook Pro (late 2013 model). It is running on Yosemite. I have tried using the Command/S key to change ...
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I had this ipod for a year and i already had an account but i got my ipod taken away for 2 months and i had to reset it and i don't know my apple id [duplicate]

Can someone help me I had my ipod for a year or so and i already had an account and I got my Ipod token away and now I forgot my password on my home screen and I had to rest my Ipod like I just bought ...
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“security add-internet-password…” gets “User interaction not allowed”

I'm trying to update an old and outdated Puppet manifest to setup a new Jenkins slave on OSX El-Capitan and hit an issue which I suspect could be related to new security features in El-Capitan. The ...
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Can i update apps with my new apple id's password ?

Somebody I don't know who but somebody changed my sisters apple id password.My ipad is connected to new id but the games downloaded from old id requires the old id's password.I don't want to lose my ...
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El Capitan Macbook Pro password expiration

I have just set up a brand new Macbook Pro and updated to 10.11.4. It is bound to our school Windows network and our Apple OD. My problem is that it immediately started prompting for password resets ...
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Can I re-install OS X on an encrypted drive without the password?

I don't know my password to my Mac OS X account and it has file encrypt enabled on drive. If I reinstall Mac OS X, will it require a password to do so?
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iTunes local backup of iOS device: can't disable encryption

I have a strange problem with iTunes local backup of an iOS device (an iPod, in this case). I know I've backed up the iPod to my computer before, but iTunes states, "Latest Backup: Your iPod has ...
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icloud keychain web form passwords not syncing

Follwing having to create a new keychain on my laptopm, I have had to reset my icloud keychain, follwoing the advice on apple's support page. turn off all icloud keychain, re-enable on the most up to ...
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Authenticity of password prompts

This article on osxdaily.com discusses an issue in Mavericks and Yosemite where the user is prompted for passwords "at random times". In the article, the following is claimed. [The scenario where ...
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What are all the different passwords and passcodes needed to fully setup iOS? [closed]

The other day I was surprised to have to remember my restrictions passcode when reseting my iPhone. What are all the difference passwords and passcode needed to fully setup an iOS device? And which ...
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How to stop OSX making a second desktop user authenticate 802.1 passwords?

To run Calabash tests in parallel on several iOS simulators, I have to log in several desktop users. I do this by ssh-tunnelling port 5800 to 6800 and using ScreenSharing, through a nasty applescript....
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El Capitan with Network Authentication Change Password not working

OS 10.11.4 : When trying to change password of my user i am getting the following error The password for the account was not changed The server is not available. Change your password when server ...
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Backup iCloud Keychain

I recently encountered an issue where a very important (and non-resettable) password was deleted from my iCloud Keychain. All of my OSX-based keychains are backed up via Time Machine, but I realized ...
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How to restore Yosemite's keychain information

So basically I was able to backup and restore past version of my keychain with Yosemite but now the fun is to use those data on El Capitan. I should have made a backup after migrating to El Capitan ...
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El Capitan: How do I use my Apple ID password to log in after a temporary password change?

Today, I reset my User password to a temporary password for use in a service appointment. Previously, the account was using my iCloud password to log in, and I thought I could change it back to that ...
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MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Mid 2014) Version 10.10.5

I have recently changed my Apple ID password. Now when I do a full shutdown and restart I get about 10 boxes saying various apps (talagent, message agent, etc) want to use the "Local Items" in ...
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El Captian not showing user account after creating second one

I am using Macbook Pro with El-Captian. I had only one user account in the machine and I created one another. After creating the new one, old user account is not showing in the login screen. It is ...
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After enabling two-factor authentication, I no longer have the option to use my iCloud password to log in

I enabled two-factor authentication (the new one available in iOS 9, OS X 10.11, etc., not the old two-step verification) for my Apple ID. After doing so, my MBP prompted me to change my password ...
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How to enable password lock on Notes in iOS 9.3?

I recently got iOS 9.3 for my iPhone, but I'm not finding an obvious way to password-lock my Notes. This feature was advertised by Apple as part of the iOS 9.3 package, but is it only available for ...
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Customise Restrictions passcode on iphone

I know you can customise the iPhone main passcode to strengthen the security but there doesn't seem to be that option when doing the same when setting up restrictions. After I have written it down ...
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Creating a new user account using iCloud password

I am trying to create a new OS X user account using iCloud password but the option to do that isn't displayed. I am on OS X 10.11.4 According to this support document I should see an option to pick ...
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After I log in with main password, asking me for “other” name and password

I am selling my Macbook Air early 2014 El Capitan OSX, and I was trying to remove my info-when I start up, it shows my name as always, I log in, but now it's showing a silhouette with the name "Other" ...
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Unable to login to El Capitan Macbook Pro after booting, works after waking from sleep

I've got a macbook pro running El Capitan and when I wake it up from sleep, the password works fine. However, when I power it on from being shutdown or restart it, the password no longer works. I ...
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Bought used MacBook-Have not password-How to reset [duplicate]

I just bought a used MacBook pro (Retina-early 2015) with Yosemite 10.10.5 on it. It came mint and in box but nothing else, the seller has no admin password for it and I am stuck now, not being able ...
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OS X is repeatedly asking for login keychain password

I know this has been asked here several times, but I already checked the other discussions and tried their suggestions, but without success. Is there anything I can do instead of re-installing the ...
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Get iPad Restriction Password

Before this is immediately down-voted, I would just like to say this is a slightly different question. My iPad has restrictions put on it and I really would love to get the password. The reason I did ...
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Connecting to password protected AFP server from terminal?

I have one Mac set up with file sharing on the desktop, and I am trying to connect to it from my other Mac from the Terminal. I made a folder mount in /Volumes/, then I used the following command. ...
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View saved wifi password Iphone 4S [duplicate]

Im new to Iphone. Love it except that I have forgotten the previous saved wifi password for my iphone 4s. I needed to delete some apps to make room for more and my friend did a reset. Now I have no ...
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Kerberos password

First of all, I have no idea how Kerberos ended up in my Mac. I have tried to reset its password but I don't even know what is the ID to use. So, please how do I reset Kerberos password when I have ...
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OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 <username>.plist can't be found

My HDD is encrypted. Accessing Terminal from Recovery Mode -> Utilities. The location /var/db/dslocal/nodes/Default/users/ doesn't contain <user>.plist. There is an user account for sure and I ...
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The Apple ID you entered couldn't be found or your password was incorrect. Please try again. | In-App Purchase

I bought an In-App Purchase yesterday. While buying the app crashed, so I tried to restore the purchase (money was already taken from my account). But if I'm entering my correct Apple-ID password (...
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Why do I have to type in my Apple ID password over and over again for free apps or reviews in App Store when I have a touch ID?

I'm just curious about something. So I have my iPad with a touch ID and I thought I set it up not to ask me for my Apple ID password in the settings: So today I was trying to write a review for an ...
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Keychain: Ask password before autofill

Is it possible to have Keychain ask for the admin password before autofilling other passwords or credit card information? I am already using keychain quite a bit. But I'm also realizing that other ...
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Authenticate with phone instead of password

I understand that what I want is really strange. We have something like shared build server (mac mini, yosemite), which is located in public place in office; basically everybody have physical access ...
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Apple Mail 9.2 Gmail app-specific password not accepted and main pw doesn't last

Since I re-activated my Gmail account with 2-step verification on a fresh install of OS X 10.11.3 "El Capitan", I've tried to use a fresh app-specific password for this account on my Mac. Yet, OS X ...
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How can I prevent “Reset network settings” on my iPhone from affecting my Laptop?

I just hit reset network settings on my iPhone (9.2.1) because I was unable to make phone calls. I then noticed that my OSX (10.11.3) lost its internet connection. I immediately checked the ...
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Password resets itself after each reboot

Macbook with OS X 10.11.3. No iCloud account, regularly updated via softwareupdate -i -r && brew update && brew cask update. Rather restrictive firewall(ing) via LittleSnitch and pf. ...
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How do I reset a locked Apple Watch in Airplane Mode?

Through a series of events the passcode entries on an Apple Watch has been exhausted and the watch is locked with this message: Wrong Passcode Open the Apple Watch app on your iPhone, go to ...
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Disable “show password” in Keychain Access

Is this possible? I know some users use this function to recover forgotten passwords, however revealing a password in plaintext feels like extremely bad practice. In my case, multiple users share a ...
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Insert accented letters in passwords

This should be easy, but I cannot solve it by myself. How can I insert accented letters in passwords? When I go to System Preferences > Security & Privacy > Change Password... and in the ...
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WiFi Not staying connected after sleep-wake

Background I am having keychain issues since upgrading to El Capitan, Described below. Also working with Apple support since 2 weeks and i have no hope for a solution OS X El Capitan keychain login ...
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How do I clear a password on a broken iPod 4G?

I have a 32GB iPod Touch (fourth gen) that I lost for four months. I eventually recovered it (it was under the couch cushions) but I forgot the password for it. Upon recovering it, the sleep/wake ...
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How to make Safari auto-fill both username and password, rather than just the username?

In some cases Safari decides to fill the stored login/password for you, other times just the login. I thought once that it depends on whether there are multiple login/password pairs stored for a given ...
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Stuck “Enter your Apple ID password”

I just changed the password of my Apple ID. When I started using my Mac, several minutes later, the system preferences asked me to enter my password to continue using iCloud. after entering my new ...
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How to force Mail.app to ask for Gmail password?

I recently changed my Gmail account's password. The account in Mail.app is offline as expected ("Login Failed"), but there seems no way to input the new password: There is no password input field in ...
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Mail Failing to Send SMTP Password

Very frustrating issue started yesterday with Mail suddenly deciding that it's not going to send my SMTP password to my outgoing mail server. Nothing else has changed, it just suddenly isn't working. ...
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iOS - How to set iOS to ask for the passcode only on boot?

I need to make an iPhone 4 (iOS 7.1.2) ask for the password only after boot, so I can use it and close the screen when it's already on without the need of writing my passcode.
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Understanding the lost mode “Find my iPhone” [closed]

So today my iPhone 6 got stolen, it has been off-line since then (10 hours ago), I have turned lost mode in "Find my iPhone". I had a password (not the 4 digit BS) on the iPhone before... What are ...