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

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Cannot type non-english text in html password fields

When focus is on an html password field, the input languages options are limited to English only. If the language selected is some other language before going into the password field, it is ...
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Invalid Password El Capitan with Filevault encryption

I just recently enabled Filevault on my 2011 Macbook Pro. As long as I do not run out of battery El Capitan let's me enter my password and log into my computer. If I run out of battery the password ...
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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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Deleting a hard drive protected by password with Mac OS X Yosemite

I recently changed my hard drive for a SSD device. The removed storage device can be used as an external drive, via USB. I want to delete everything on this HD, but it is asking me for a password when ...
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This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons — more info?

I recently got a "This Apple ID has been disabled for security reasons" message on all my apple devices. I've have since performed the obligatory password reset process and everything seems to be in ...
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How to renew macair password [closed]

I followed steps getting os x utilities, getting window for new password for the user, select macintoch HD/user/new password/hint/save New window asks me; keychain password wasn't changed. For ...
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Outlook 2016 for Mac: cannot connect to work server after password change

I've had a great experience with Outlook for Mac so far, connecting to the Exchange account for my company, but I changed my password in my work system, and now Outlook won't connect. It doesn't ...
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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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Is there a way to disable passwords for free apps on iPhone 4?

Under Settings > iTunes & App Store there is no Password Settings option for me on my newly activated iPhone 4. From reading this article, it seems this might be a bug and that I have to turn ...
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Applescript - Open password protected excel file

Is there a way for Applescript to open an Excel workbook (.xls) that is password protected? I see that in the library there are functions to check if a workbook has password, but I do not know the ...
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Why does the iPhone - only iPhone on my account - keeping asking and rejecting my AppleID password?

One account; no other. Just recently it has gone berserk asking me for my AppleID. I logged in online and with no problem.
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Command-line keychain access not showing any results [duplicate]

I have been trying to learn to control my computer through command-line, and keychain access is what I am trying now. I have been using the security command, and attempting to get my wifi password (I ...
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how do I find the password for my Mac? [duplicate]

How do I find or reset the password for my Mac? I'm being prompted to update Adobe but I don't know the password for the Mac
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Apple ID Password requirements

As you know, the Apple ID Password must meet some minimum requirements, such as having at least one lower case letter, one capital letter, one number, etc. So, how come sometimes I see a customer ...
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How to get the hash linked to a GeneratedUID in El Capitan?

Trying to find the GeneratedUID in OS X still works (see example below): dscl localhost -read /Search/Users/<username> | grep GeneratedUID | cut -c15- But entering the following into the ...
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Some keyboard keys not working on password input to Yosemite login screen

As stated in the title some keys don't work when trying to input my password into the Yosemite login screen. The weird thing is that if my mouse isn't plugged in (Razer Naga) when I turn on my Macbook ...
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Can mac receive messages when iCloud keeps asking for password?

One day my older Macbook Pro (which is now not in my hands) started asking for iCloud password with text "This Mac can't connect to iCloud because of a problem with mail@mail.com." but I kept ...
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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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App Store asks me for a password, but won't let me change the Apple ID

I'm taking over someone elses job and am using the computer he was using. In the App Store there are some apps that ask me to enter a password and have an Apple Id already filled in but won't let me ...
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Password incorrect and Internet Recovery Mode -3001f Error

Have an iMac here roughly 2 years old and within the last week the admin account password has stopped working. It is the correct password, used on all of our devices and only IT staff use it. The ...
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How can I get my device's unlock passcode from the KeyChain?

Assuming that the four or six digit unlock code to the phone is in the Keychain, where exactly do I find it? I see my passwords for apps but not the unlock code for the phone
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reduce passwords I must type

How can I reconfigure my MBP to require me to type username & password only once, going all the way from shut down to functional? I think industry-standard naming is confusing in this area: the ...
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How do I remove a preference (save password) set in the iCloud keychain?

Months ago I was on a website and after logging in, Safari prompted 'Do you want to save this information to your iCloud keychain' or something. If I'd said yes, the next time I'd went to that site, ...
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I forgot the passcode for my iPad restrictions. How can I disable them?

I added restrictions to my iPad and I forgot the passcode for them, now what? Is there a way to remove it without resetting the device?
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I forgot the Password for WPA/WPA2 Personal where can I get it

I'am trying to set up a wireless connection to my HP OfficeJet printer. For this I need to enter the password to my WLAN which I forgot. How and where can I retrieve it?
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“Show Password” in Keychain Access doesn't work

I am having a problem, as a program is requesting my RSA password but my Mac won't let me see it. As I check the "show password" (mostrar contraseña) chechbox, it immediately unmarks itself. I ...
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iCloud won't accept my password

iCloud won't accept my password even after going to iTunes and restoring data from iPhone. I cannot use my phone to call or receive calls. I have the iPhone 4S. What can I do?
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How do I create a passwordless keychain?

How can I create passwordless keychain on OS X? Specifically, I'm wondering if it's possible to sign application without keychain storing p12 and developer certificates Using 10.7.1 OS X
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What is the “guest” password?

I tried looking for the "guest" password by doing the command dscacheutil -q user and found the guest account. I saw that there was a "password" (I know that the usual guest account does not have a ...
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How do I sign out of all devices currently using my Apple ID?

I have an ex that is using my Apple ID, and I want to get him off my account. I have changed my password, but as he was already signed in, it appears that he is still using my account. I remember ...
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iphone locked out due to restrictions [duplicate]

I have an iPhone 5, Recently i put a restrictions code for it and i have successfully managed to forget it. While i keep attempting one code at a time, the restrictions that i have set are completing ...
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Buying used iPhone5c - need to know about iCloud

I am supposed to buy the phone off someone. She says she does not have the iCloud email, but has the password (she says it was her ex's).. She told me there is something online that I could do to get ...
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Macbook wifi invalid password

I made a hotspot using a WiFi receiver with a program called Connectify just today. I use USB wifi stick connected to my PC that gets the Internet via LAN connection. I have noticed that only my ...
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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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Disabling password in recovery mode, is default password restored when re-enabling?

I need to fix an issue with my friends mac, but I do not know his pass, and don't want to have to make up a new one, can I disable it in recovery mode or single user mode, then re-enable it after I've ...
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Legacy Apple ID username without email address

I selected an Apple ID previous to 2010 before using an email address was required. I purchased an app with that user name in 2009 that contains lots of critical data. Now to open the app, I am ...
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Why am I seeing these weird characters in the popup that asks for my password when I try to update Adobe Flash on my Mac?

I'm running OS X Yosemite on a Macbook Pro. I recently had an update for adobe flash but when the password prompt pops up to continue the installation of the update it looks like this: What's going ...
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Recover Yahoo password that's stored on my Mac

I forgot the password to an old Yahoo account as well as the answers to my security questions. When I try to recover it using keychain, I only find a very long series of letters and numbers that is ...
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Does someone know my (old) Apple ID password?

Today, I suddenly got the following message on my iPod: Question 1: Does this mean that someone has entered my Apple ID password, or are there other situations where this dialog is triggered? ...
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Password dialog appears when SSH private key permissions are set to 0600

I installed my SSH private key in ~/.ssh/id_rsa and set its permissions to 0600. When I connect to an SSH server which uses my private key in Terminal.app via ssh, a dialog pops up and asks me to ...
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MacOSX El Capitan: admin password only working from login screen

Since a week or so, I have a very strange issue on my Mac... I can login from the login screen, but any further action that requires my password fails: from a terminal if I try to sudo, or from any ...
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the iCloud IMAP server “p01-imap.mail.me.com” rejected the password for user xxxxxx

I reset my Apple ID (@me.com - Only have ONE account) as Apple asked me to update my information with a more strong password. I can login just fine into iCloud mail from the web and check, see my ...
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How do I obtain a list of all the passwords stored in Keychain Access?

My MacBook was stolen. I have a new Mac with all the data restored from my AirPort Time Capsule, including all the passwords that were on the stolen MacBook. Is there way to list all the passwords ...
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Remove requirement of App Store password

For some reason, I messed up my iPad and now when ever I try to download an app I already purchased, I have to type in my Apple ID password where before hand I could download it straightaway. I don't ...
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How does the sudo key symbol work?

I'm trying to write a script that requests the user password for some sudo-related commands. My goal is to emulate the default method that OS X uses to obtain the user's password, Password: followed ...
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Password required to pause / resume printer

We've got several macs (macbook pros + mac minis) in our office. Most of the users are running osx 10.9 and dont have admin access. If they hit pause on the printer dialog they and then try to ...
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My iPad won't accept my Apple ID password

My new iPad won't accept my Apple ID password. I get a "your Apple ID has been disabled" message. If I go to my laptop everything works fine. I've logged on and off the iPad, changed my password, ...
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How do I unlock someone's iPhone 6 without providing the owner's Apple ID and password? [duplicate]

How do I unlock someone's iPhone 6 without providing the owner's Apple ID and password? I can not contact the owner to find out the Apple ID and password.
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Password fields on Mac won't allow more than 3 characters

When Skype asked to enter my password it would not allow me to enter the full password. Skype simply stopped registering the keystrokes after 3 characters. I restarted the Mac but now the same ...