How to View and Edit Stored Passwords in Safari

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Mac, iPhone and iPad – How to View and Edit Passwords Saved with Safari

Passwords saved in Safari can be viewed and edited by iPhone, iPad, and Mac users from any device as long as they are associated with the same iCloud account. iPhone and Mac users can manage saved website passwords from any device – laptop or mobile – when they are logged into an iCloud account and using Safari. Synching passwords across devices makes shopping fast and easy with autofill shipping and credit card information. However, it is still a cyber security risk using autofill and storing data in any cloud service.

Mac and iPhone users can download any web browser to use with their Apple devices. For example, you might want to watch Netflix on Chrome because it is glitchy with Safari. However, if you are using Google Chrome web browser to manage passwords, then they are not synched on iCloud. You will have to view your saved passwords in Chrome instead.

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Chrome also allows users to save, view, and edit passwords for websites and apps. Chrome saved passwords are synced using a Google account. See our post on how to view Chrome saved passwords.

Where Can I Find My Stored Passwords on iPhone?

It is easy to see which websites you have saved accounts on in the settings section of your iPhone or tablet. Passwords are saved using the built-in Safari autofill feature. Safari passwords can be accessed easily either on iPhone, an iPad, or from your MacBook. How to access saved Safari passwords also depends on what hardware you are running. If you forgot or lost your password and are using Safari web browser on all your Apple devices, then your passwords are saved and synced with your iCloud account. Logging into Safari on another device automatically syncs login information back to the device that lost its passwords.

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Where can I Find my Stored Passwords on iPhone?

These steps were verified using an iPhone XR and work for iPhone & iPad.

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts
  3. Tap Website & App Passwords
  4. Use Touch ID or Face ID to sign in
  5. Scroll down to the website name that you want
  6. Tap the website name to view details including the user name, password
  7. To copy the password, press and hold the tab

The data synched using your iCloud account and available across all devices when logged in with Face UD or Touch ID.

How to Edit or Remove Passwords Saved With Safari – iPhone and iPad

  1. Open the Settings app
  2. Scroll down and tap Passwords & Accounts
  3. Tap Website & App Passwords
  4. Use Touch ID or Face ID to sign in
  5. Tap Edit in the upper right corner of your screen to delete multiple logins or swipe right-to-left to delete individual items

Are Safari Passwords Stored in iCloud?

Safari can be used to easily save and view passwords as well as autofill shipping and credit card numbers. For iOS 11 and later, users can access passwords stored in iCloud Keychain while from third-party apps.

Where are Saved Passwords on Mac?

Passwords for individual websites or passowrds for multiple site passwords can be removed too. These steps were verified using a Mac Book Pro running Safari OS X.

  1. Open Safari browser
  2. Go to the Safari menu
  3. Select Preferences
  4. Choose the Passwords tab
  5. Enter your administrator password
  6. Scroll down to the website name that you want
  7. Click on the website name to see the password