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

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I updated my iPod 5 gen to iOS 9 and now it has a 6 digit passcode

I updated my iPod to iOS 9 ( i think, its the current one right now 10/24/15) and my pass code was 5-6-8-9(4 digits) and now after updating it and recovering it through iTunes to prepare to sell it to ...
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Mandatory passcode change

I never asked to change it I do not need to change it If I change it, I need to get authorization from my employer since it is a work issued phone. I am unable to use the phone while due ...
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How to recover/resurrect my Apple ID?

I had only had my iPod about 6 months (more or less) and used downloaded apps frequently. Therefore, I used my Apple ID very regularly and never had any problems with it until one day. I was ...
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I have two keychains, how do I get rid of one?

I lost my Skype password and reads somewhere online to look in Keychain Access. When I couldn't retrieve the password I decided to Reset My Default Keychain. Now I have two keychains: Login and ...
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Cannot verify Apple ID

I know you will think I am stupid but when setting up my Apple ID I didn't realize that the underscore was not in between my first and last name. My email address amy_minks@ymail.com, what I put as ...
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How can I make my Mac accept a user password of 8 characters?

I just unboxed my new MacBook Pro, running Yosemite 10.10.5. When I went through the setup procedure, it didn't ask me what password to use for my account, and just set it to that of my AppleID. (I ...
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Can't log out of someone else's find my iphone without their icloud password

I just got a previously used iphone from my work. However, the previous owner is still logged into their icloud account. Whenever I try to logout of their account it requires their icloud password to ...
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How to store SSH Credentials in Terminal

I am new to the MacBook and I am running El Capitan. I'm migrating my machine usage from a PC to a MacBook. I am long time user of PuTTY and SuperPuTTY on a PC. I want to create and save login ...
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OS X 10.10 default username and password?

Is there a default username/password for brand new OS X installs that have yet to go through the initial setup process? I have several headless macs already racked, but no display set up for them, ...
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Ipad Air iOS 8.4 Restrictions passcode forgotten [duplicate]

How do i recover/reset/remove restictions passcode on iOS 8.4 ? I have already tried : SBParentalControlsFailedAttempts X SBParentalControlsPIN 1234. No result obtained . Please advise. Thanks in ...
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How to unlock Keychain: “access to this item is restricted”, when I accidentally denied it?

Running: OS X 10.10 - Macbook I accidentally hit "deny" on trying to retrieve one of my passwords in Keychain access, and now it is saying "access to this item is restricted (-67808)". I have tried ...
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OS X 10.11 unable to press “allow” on Keychain Access dialogs

I'm running into an issue where keychain password verification box does not verify password - does not shake for incorrect password and nothing happens when I press "allow". I'm using iCloud keychain. ...
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Password in Proxy Settings gets changed automatically (from cache?)

I want to change the Proxy Settings on my Macbook Air. But somehow the old password is stored in some kind of cache. When I change the settings and save the changes the password is instantly replaced ...
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Enabled Guest User Account, the Password Box Doesn't Show Up, Mac requires Recovery OS

I enabled the Guest User Account. Then, I tried turning off the Mac and then powered it on again to check if there are already two accounts on my start-up screen- mine, and the guest's. I tried ...
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Set restriction code automatically when i update my iPhone to iOS 9

I didn't set restriction code on my phone, when i update on iOS 9 it shows pass code and i don't know about it.
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Recover MiniKeePass master password?

I've been using MiniKeePass for a while now to store and access some of my passwords from an iPhone. Since I already use a passcode to unlock the phone, I somehow configured MiniKeePass to don't ask ...
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No passcode if at home?

Is there a way to set up the iPhone so that when I'm away from home it requires a lock code, but when I'm at home I don't need a passcode?
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Why do I have to reenter my passwords after moving HDD between Macs?

I recently had to transplanted my HDD into another Macbook Pro (after my own broke). I could boot without any problems in the new machine, but for some most (all?) applications wanted me to reenter my ...
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Terminal - don't require password for shell script to run

I am running Yosemite 10.10.5 and I have a shell script which I want to use to toggle whether my wifi connections run through tor or not. This uses the networksetup a couple of times and so asks for ...
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How to accommodate changed yahoo mail password on iPad?

My friend has an iPad. I have never used an iPad, but am trying to help her set things up better -- so it's definitely a case of the blind leading the blind. My friend reads her yahoo mail on her ...
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Get my PKG Installer To Prompt and Store Admin User/Pass

On Mac OSX, the third-party command line tool I have needs to run as super user unfortunately. I'm building a front-end GUI for it. My Qt/C++ application is using QProcess to shell out to Bash and run ...
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How do I change the password on a Time Machine backup image?

I've tried using Disk Utility, but after entering the current password, I get a small dialog reading Unable to change password for “$image.” (Inappropriate ioctl for device). I've also tried hdiutil ...
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how to restore user password using Time Machine

Using 10.9.5, about a month ago I reset a user's password. The user forgot her password, so I reset it using a CMD-R reboot and passwordreset. Of course this left her login keychain out of sync (maybe ...
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I have a MacBook Air and I lost (forgot) my Admin (root) password [duplicate]

I have lost or forgotten the root password. is there a way to recover it or reset it?
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Keychain Sync for WIFI Password not Working with Meraki

My iPad is configured with Meraki device management and includes information for a WIFI network. I want to sync all of the WIFI passwords to my iCloud Keychain, but the password for the network that I ...
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Apple Watch pairing prompts for old Apple ID password

When I paired my Apple Watch with my iPhone it asked for me to login to my Apple ID. Later while configuring Messages on the watch it asks for my password again. However, the Apple ID in each is ...
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Issue with usernames for Outlook 2016

We've being testing Outlook 2016 for Mac recently and I have ran into an issue relating to authenticating with Exchange mailboxes. If I store all of the logon details into the mail profile it will ...
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What if someone knows my iPhone passcode (not simple passcode) & restriction passcode?

Lets say I was just taking a walk or was in a train or a bus. I had to unlock my iPhone with passcode there and use the restriction passcode. Somehow a person saw me entering the passcode and I ...
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Sleeping mode and start up inconsistens behaviour

MacBook mid 2012, no retina, OS X 10.10 When I close my MacBook it should go into sleeping Mode (I dont know if it does, it seems like there are several "sleeping modes") When I open it again some ...
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How can I access an iOS Mail password stored in Keychain?

I upgraded my wife's iPhone to a newer model but she can't remember her Yahoo mail password which is stored in Keychain on her old phone. She uses the standard iOS Mail app which successfully fetches ...
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Need an OSX cd to reset admin password

Issue - father in-law has alzheimers (early but impacting) Wants files from Apple laptop and can't remember password(s) Shop who set it up for him wants $$$s to unlock and reset and I said what a lot ...
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iCloud keychain problems - asking passwords, can't change password, can't unsync

Main symptom: When I reboot I get multiple prompts asking for the "local items" keychain password. Details: The password required is my old iCloud password, not my current user account password ...
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iCloud password broken on iPad, works on computer

I have a relative who smashed their iPad beyond repair. It's been replaced with a refurbished one. I restored the tablet from a backup on my computer (Win7, if that's relevant). It boots properly and ...
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Why does “Turn Passcode Off” on iOS take so long?

Actually, all of these operations take a lot longer than I expect: Turn Passcode On Turn Passcode Off Change Passcode I'm not complaining. I'm a developer (not Apple tech) who thinks it takes ...
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Can't use Internet effectively after password change for office web Proxy on Mac

We have an Internet/office web proxy for http and https, pretty common proxy. Every so often we have to reset our password. On a Windows machine, the password change is automatic and is propagated ...
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iMac running 10.8.5 hangs on password entry

Account is system admin. Other accounts on iMac work fine and, using them, I can obtain admin privileges by entering my short name and password. I've recovered all files except for Library which ...
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iPhone security question

I think I made a rather stupid mistake My iPhone battery was getting old, so I went to a local repair shop to get it replaced. It's not an Apple Store, just a couple of guys who fix PCs and do odd ...
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I included emoji in my password and now I can't log in to my Account on Yosemite

I wanted to check if it's possible to use emoji in a password for my Account on OS Yosemite. It worked but I didn't realize that the login screen has only native keyboards, so I can't type emoji there....
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Independently decrypt System.keychain using SystemKey file

From backup I've extracted (and I can extract any additional file) /var/db/SystemKey and /Library/Keychains/System.keychain I was able to unlock previously used Login.keychain with previous user ...
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Constant prompts for FaceTime Password, iCloud Password and iMessage Password

I don't use any of these services. Currently there is a dialog box permanently on the screen prompting for a password. If I press cancel, it's replaced instantly by another dialog box, prompting for a ...
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ICloud Password won't work on iPad but will on iPhone

I guess the title spells it out. A bit of background into - I have an iCloud password associated with an old email. It also has a secondary email set up so I still get email when I reset the iCloud ...
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Macbook Pro got stolen. Thief knows password. iCloud Keychain all compromised?

My Macbook was stolen. And I think the thief knows my Macbook's login (admin) password (not Apple ID). (I know, very stupid of me) Does that mean all my passwords stored in iCould Keychain are now ...
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Yosemite: Cannot Music / iTunes - black screen and won't accept password

I am trying to open Music. Instead of opening as usual, it does this bizarre slow animated slide-open into a fully black background with a password prompt stating that I've been logged out of iCloud ...
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Mail Failed to Load After Changed Gmail Password or Enable TFA

This happens after either you change your gmail password or enable Two Factor Authentication. Anyone faced this before and how did you resolve this? Thanks.
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Yosemite won't accept administrator password [duplicate]

I've just bought an iMac, reinstalled Yosemite, put in my details but, coming back after a short pause, found it had gone to sleep and wouldn't accept my password to wake up. I'm sure I put in the ...
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Launching apps behind the lock screen?

I need to run an application behind the lock screen, e.g., just as Time Machine or Sophos antivirus (and others) can run when the screen is locked. Specifically, I would like to schedule an ...
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Prevent administrator from resetting password of another administrator

I'm running Mac OS X Yosemite. There are multiple administrator accounts in my Mac. I don't want an administrator to snoop into another administrator's account. Is there any way I can prevent an ...
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Trying to reset password holding Command+R, at Startup, goes to Wi-Fi

I am holding Command ⌘R at Startup, but can't access Utilities, it goes directly to Wi-Fi, choose network.
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How to get users hashed password

I am playing about with 'John the ripper' to see how easily my password can be cracked. The only issue i I cannot seem to fin the hashed password. Things I've tried. Reading hash from /etc/passwd - ...
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My laptop got cleaned but now there is a different password, but I don't know it. How do I change it? [closed]

My laptop got cleaned (MacBook Pro OSX Yosemite, vesion 10.10) just before the summer (2015) and I came back after my holiday and picked it up. I opened my laptop and it logged in automatically, but I ...