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

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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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How do I require password prompt EVERY time I close my MacBook's lid?

This doesn't seem to always work. Also (perhaps related?): when I close the lid of the laptop when it's connected to the Thunderbolt display, how do I make the display go black? Basically, I am ...
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Cannot connect to App Store via iPhone - Wrong Password although password is right

So I have this weird problem. I can connect to the App Store via iTunes on my Macbook. However, if I try to connect via the iPhone appstore using the same email and password I get: "Verification ...
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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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Access 2010 VB password input [on hold]

Preferably avoiding Sendkeys, how do I code Access database VB password input using VB code resident in Excel 2010?
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mail.app rejecting correct password for gmail accounts

Mail.app has stopped accessing several of my gmail accounts. It gives the generic error "Mail can't connect to the account "xxxx". Enter the password for user "myusernamehere". When I enter the ...
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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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Mac asking for multiple “login” keychain app passwords but won't accept them

I have a 2012 MacBook Pro. My husband reset the password for iCloud and iTunes and now I cannot get access to my computer. I can put in the password at login then nothing but a black screen with ...
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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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Keychain does not show passwords after El Capitan upgrade

When I click on "Show password:" and enter password then click "Allow" button, then my cursor just keep loading and password does not show. Keychain looks like it's frozen, only "Deny" button works ...
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Encrypted Hard Disk troubleshooting

I have problems to read an encypted hard disk. Unfortunatly I do not remember if I did encryted with Time machine or Disk Utitlity. I think I did it with the first one (Time Machine) as I used the ...
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Yosemite won't recognize my (admin) user password

I Installed Yosemite and it won't recognize my (admin) user password. Yes - I am positive that I am using the correct password. No - Caps Lock is not on. What is the problem?
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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 ...
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Where does OS X keep the FileVault password during reboots in an upgrade?

For security concerns, I wonder how it would be possible for an OS X upgrade (e.g. from Mavericks to El Capitan), to reboot my Mac multiple times without asking me for my FileVault 2 password? I ...
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CalendarAgent keeps asking for access to “login” after reboot

I'm running Mountain Lion 10.8.5... and every time I restart my computer or log-out & back in, I get a message box saying that "CalendarAgent wants to use "login" keychain". I've tried ...
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I can't remember my iTunes password and the email it's tied to is no longer active

I have been trying for months to log into my iTunes account on my iPad but my usual choices of passwords are not working. When choosing "forgot my password" it wants to email me at an old Verizon.net ...
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KeePass integration with Chrome (iOS)

Is there any app which can be used to more or less automatically fill forms in google chrome browser? I mean without the need to copy/paste it. I have the jailbreak, but I cannot find any such app ...
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iCloud login loading

I changed my Apple ID password and want to login to iCloud with my Mac. Entered password, and now it shows me loading and I can't do anything: neither restart the computer nor cancel the request. ...
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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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How to delete iCloud account without knowing the password

I want to delete iCloud Account, but I can't remember the password to gain access to my Apple iCloud. Can someone please help me as there must be away that I can delete the account.
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Sudo password doesn't work even if I have no password

I've erased the password from preferencenow I can log in without using any password but when I run a sudocommand terminal ask me a password if I insert nothing or the old one it return error. What's ...
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Import passwords from Safari to Chrome

I am just switching from Safari to Chrome in my MacBookPro and first thing I did was to import bookmarks from Safari. Now I would also like to import passwords from websites, logins etc. In Chrome > ...
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Applescript : Only run the script if specific input is entered

Is it possible to run an applescript ONLY if a specific input is inserted If I put in my attempts at the code i might be clearer at what Im getting at set x to display dialog "What is your password?" ...
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How do you get a Cisco VPN connection to remember its password?

The Problem I've got a Cisco IPSEC VPN connection in my network settings on a Yosemite machine. It works fine, aside from prompting for a password on every single connection. The saved password is ...
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OSX ssh-agent: no password pasting, and problem with PKCS#8?

I use ssh on my machine, and have set up a long not-human-friendly passphrase which is saved in my password manager. What makes me crazy every time is that I cannot paste into the window pictured ...
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How can I create a user that can login through SSH but not on the local desktop in MacOS X El Capitan?

I would like to have a user account in my MacOS X El Capitan system which is limited to login through SSH. I do not want that user to be able to use the system through any other means, especially not ...
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iCloud sign in on a stupid loop [duplicate]

Hi my iPad has Been telling me to sign in to Icloud over and over and over. It has popped up at least 10 times during that first sentence and still continuing. It tells me to sign in but I don't know ...
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How can I tell Mobile Safari to stop remembering to never remember my password?

I've changed my mind about having Safari/iCloud Keychain never remember my password for a given website. I'd like to remove that setting and store the password, but I can't find any ability to ...
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How to sync LastPass or 1Password with Apple Keychain?

I am looking for a way to sync passwords between Apple Keychain and LastPass or 1Password1. Apple Keychans works quite well only if you are on Safari. The others work well if you are not on Safari ...
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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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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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How to change restrictions code on iPad? [duplicate]

I need to change my restrictions passcode because I forgot it. I can't even reset my iPad because it tells me to enter it in. Is this possible?
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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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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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Restrictions Password/Passcode

My dad put restrictions on my phone. He put it for many things that he didnt even know about. For example, downloading and deleting apps and Safari. So now that I want to do different things on my ...
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How to tell if Mac has firmware password

I'm buying a used MacBook Air tomorrow off craigslist. How do I know if the Mac has a firmware password set? If I do Ctrl + R will it automatically query me to enter the password if it's on? I'm ...
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iPad and iCloud ID problems

I'm a teacher and have an iPad in my classroom. My students have done something to it and I can't go into my iCloud to reset it. It says its lock and sends an email to my iCloud account to unlock ...
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How to make OS X save password in the default keychain?

I have been using the Mac OS keychain since it was created with Mac OS 8.6 and I collected almost 4000 items. My default keychain has a different name than "login" and than my user name, and I moved ...
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There is any way to migrate the passwords of a given user in Mac OS X 10.8 to Debian 7?

I need to migrate the system users of an Apple Mac OS X v10.8 to a new machine. The problem is that the new one is a Linux Debian 7. There is any way to do this? I'm trying with this solution without ...
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Is there a way to recover a word document password?

I have several password protected word docs that I have forgotten the password for. Is there a way to recover them? I am using Word 2011.
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iOS: Your passcode is required to enable Touch ID

Occasionally, when unlocking my iPhone or iPad, I get the following message: Your passcode is required to enable Touch ID Now this is not after a number of failed attempts or turning the device off. ...
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Unable to export .p12 certificate from Keychain Access [duplicate]

I'm trying to export a Developer certificate from Keychain Access. I've followed all the instructions and got to the point where I need to enter the "login" keychain password. However, when I enter ...
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Keychain won't let me Allow or Always Allow after 10.11.1 update 5

I am having the same problem described in this question: Keychain won't let copy passwords after 10.11.1 update The difference is, I do not have any of the listed "helper" applications ...
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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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Can't recover account because forgot email

I lost my Game Center account password... Because I changed and don't remember. My Apple ID is going to iCloud. I know my iCloud password but I wasn't there for so long, so i used my same apple id and ...
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How to access iCloud email to unlock because of a lost passcode

My kid forgot her passcode. We realize that to get it she will lose all data I've followed direction on other site but it always tells me to it will send an email and to follow instructions. Duh I ...
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Changing corporate password

From time to time my company requires me to change my password. We are mostly a PC based organization and everything revolves around Windows logon. There are a few Mac users that are on their own. ...
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Unable to get iMessage on iPhone 4 to accept Apple ID

iMessage on the iPhone 4 has been switched off for some time. When I turned it on and tried to include an email to the Send/Receive options, it displayed the email address I use for my Apple ID, which ...
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Can Keychain use the same credentials for multiple sites?

I'm working in an enterprise environment in which one password is used across a number of different websites. Changing my password is painful, because it has to be re-entered for each site. Too many ...