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The password of your macOS user account is also known as your login password. It's the password that you use to log in to your Mac and make certain changes, such as installing software.

Change your password

If you know your password and can use it to log in to your account, you can change your password in Users & Groups preferences:

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  1. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, then click Users & Groups.
  2. Select your user name from the list of users.
  3. Click the Change Password button, then follow the onscreen instructions.

Reset your password

If you don't remember your password, or it isn't working, you might be able to reset it using one of the methods described below. But first try these simpler solutions:

  • Make sure that you're typing the correct uppercase or lowercase characters. If your keyboard has Caps Lock turned on, the password field shows a Caps Lock symbol .
  • If the password field shows a question mark, click it to display a password hint that might help you to remember.
  • Try to log in without a password. If that works, you can then add a password by following the steps to change your password.
  • Try to log in with the Apple ID password that you use for iCloud. If you just changed that password and the new password isn't working, try the old password first. If that works, you should be able to use the new password from then on.

Reset using your Apple ID

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In some macOS versions, you can use your Apple ID to reset your login password. At the login screen, keep entering a password until you see a message saying that you can reset your password using Apple ID. If you don't see the message after three attempts, your account isn't set up to allow resetting with Apple ID.

  1. Click next to the Apple ID message, then follow the onscreen instructions to enter your Apple ID and create a new password. You'll be asked to restart when done.
  2. Log in with your new password.
  3. Determine whether to create a new login keychain.

Reset using another admin account

If you know the name and password of an admin account on your Mac, you can use that account to reset the password.

  1. Log in with the name and password of the other admin account.
  2. Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, then click Users & Groups.
  3. Click , then enter the admin name and password again.
  4. Select your user name from the list of users.
  5. Click the Reset Password button, then follow the onscreen instructions to create a new password:
  6. Choose Log Out from the Apple menu.
  7. Log in to your account using your new password.
  8. Determine whether to create a new login keychain.

Reset using the Reset Password assistant (FileVault must be on)

If FileVault is turned on, you might be able to reset your password using the Reset Password assistant:

  1. Wait up to a minute at the login screen, until you see a message saying that you can use the power button on your Mac to shut down and start up again in Recovery OS. If you don't see this message, FileVault isn't on.
  2. Press and hold the power button until your Mac turns off.
  3. Press the power button again to turn on your Mac.
  4. When the Reset Password window appears, follow the onscreen instructions to create a new password.
    If you need to connect to Wi-Fi, move your pointer to the top of the screen and use the Wi-Fi menu to connect. To exit without resetting your password, choose Apple menu > Restart.
  5. When done, click Restart.
  6. If you were able to reset your password with the Reset Password assistant, log in to your account using your new password.
  7. Determine whether to create a new login keychain.

Reset using your Recovery Key (FileVault must be on)

If FileVault is turned on and you have a FileVault Recovery Key, you can use that key to reset your password.

  1. At the login screen, keep entering a password until you see a message saying that you can reset your password using your Recovery Key. If you don't see the message after three attempts, FileVault isn't on.
  2. Click next to the message. The password field changes to a Recovery Key field.
  3. Enter your Recovery Key. Use uppercase characters, and include the hyphens.
  4. Follow the onscreen instructions to create a new password, then click Reset Password when done.
  5. Determine whether to create a new login keychain.

If you can't log in with your new password after restarting your Mac, take these additional steps:

  1. Restart again, then immediately hold down Command-R or one of the other macOS Recovery key combinations until you see the Apple logo or a spinning globe.
  2. When you see the macOS Utilities window, choose Utilities > Terminal from the menu bar.
  3. In the Terminal window, type resetpassword, then press Return to open the Reset Password assistant pictured above.
  4. Select ”My password doesn't work when logging in,” then click Next and follow the onscreen instructions for your user account.

Create a new login keychain, if necessary

After resetting your password and logging back in to your account, you might see an alert that the system was unable to unlock your login keychain. This is expected, because the passwords for your user account and login keychain no longer match. Just click the Create New Keychain button in the alert.

If you didn't see an alert about your login keychain, or you see other messages asking for your old password, reset your keychain manually:

  1. Open Keychain Access, which is in the Utilities folder of your Applications folder.
  2. Choose Preferences from the Keychain Access menu, then click the Reset My Default Keychain button in the preferences window. After you enter your new password, Keychain Access creates an empty login keychain with no password. Click OK to confirm.
    If you don't see a Reset My Default keychain button, close the preferences window and select the “login” keychain from the left side of the Keychain Access window. Press the Delete key, then click Delete References.
  3. Choose Log Out from the Apple menu to return to the login screen.
  4. Log in to your account using your new password. Your account password and login keychain password now match again.

If you still can't log in

If you still can't log in with your password, contact Apple Support for help.

1Password
Developer(s)AgileBits Inc.
Initial releaseJune 18, 2006[1]
Stable release
  • Windows: 7.4.767 (April 27, 2020; 6 months ago[2]) [±]
  • macOS: 7.5 (May 5, 2020; 5 months ago[3]) [±]
  • Android: 7.5.1 (May 4, 2020; 5 months ago[4]) [±]
  • iOS: 7.5.2 (April 22, 2020; 6 months ago[5]) [±]
PlatformAndroid, Chrome OS, iOS, macOS, Windows,[6] and browsers Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari[7]
TypePassword manager
LicenseTrialware[8][9]
Website1password.com

1Password is a password manager developed by AgileBits Inc. It provides a place for users to store various passwords, software licenses, and other sensitive information in a virtual vault that is locked with a PBKDF2-guarded master password.[10][11] By default, this encrypted vault is stored on the company's servers for a monthly fee.[12]

Password file syncing[edit]

1Password can be configured so that files are synchronized through Dropbox (all platforms), local Wi-Fi, and iCloud, and through 1Password.com, a paid subscription-based server sync service maintained by the developers. Local Wi-Fi and iCloud sync are only available on iOS and macOS.[13][14][15]

In 2017, the Travel Mode feature was introduced for subscribers of 1Password.com, which enables omission of password entries not tagged as safe for travel from the local storage on a particular device, reducing the impact of being obliged by officials to unlock access at country border crossings.[16]

Browser extensions[edit]

1Password integrates with desktop web browsers including Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, and Opera.[17] The extension can remember logins for websites, fill in website logins automatically, and generate random passwords for new websites.[18]

To use browser extensions, the user must have administrative rights on the computer where the browser is installed. This has been an issue with users on a PC assigned by a workplace without admin rights. To address this issue, 1Password offers plans for a monthly subscription fee aimed at businesses that allows web access to their usernames and passwords which can be copied and pasted into login screens.[19] Plans for family and individual use are also available.[20]

1Password also offers a standalone extension called 1Password X, available for Firefox, Chrome, and Opera.[21] 1Password X is designed to work without a companion desktop app, but a 1Password.com subscription is required.[22]

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On the mobile side, 1Password offers integration with browsers and apps on iOS and Android devices using various methods. More convenient methods of filling and saving login information are provided in iOS 12[23] and Android Oreo (and later),[24] respectively.

History[edit]

In a 2017 Consumer Reports article, Dan Guido, the CEO of Trail of Bits, listed 1Password as a popular password manager (alongside Dashlane, KeePass, and LastPass), with the choice among them mostly up to personal preferences.[12]

Before 1Password 7, and the move to a purely subscription-based service in 2018, 1Password could be set up to only store password files locally, and not sync with remote servers, after purchasing a software license ($64.99 in 2018[25]).[12] As per Dec 2019, Mac users can still buy a perpetual licence of 1Password 7 from within the app.[26] Apple's browser Safari v13 makes the installation of the 1Password extension v6 impossible, thus forcing users to upgrade to 1Password v7.[27]

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On November 14, 2019, 1Password announced a partnership with venture capital firm Accel, which invested $200 million in a Series A funding round and obtained a minority stake in the company.[28] It was the first outside funding in 1Password's history, and the largest single investment Accel had made to date.[29][30]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^'1Password 1.0.0 Release'. Archived from the original on 2015-02-15. Retrieved 2015-02-14.
  2. ^'1Password for Windows Release Notes'. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  3. ^'1Password for Mac Release Notes'. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  4. ^'1Password for Android Release Notes'. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  5. ^'1Password for iOS Release Notes'. Retrieved 7 May 2020.
  6. ^'1Password X brings me closer to using a Chromebook full-time'. Android Central. 23 November 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2018.
  7. ^'Download 1Password for your browser'. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  8. ^'Pricing & free trial'. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  9. ^'1Password Restores Free-to-Use Local Vault Option in Latest Version of iOS App'. Retrieved 19 July 2019.
  10. ^Haslam, Oliver (28 August 2018). 'Are password managers safe?'. 1Password Blog. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  11. ^Goldberg, Jeffrey (16 March 2013). '1Password hashcat strong master passwords'. 1Password Blog. Retrieved 2 January 2019.
  12. ^ abcChaikivsky, Andrew (2017-02-07). 'Everything You Need to Know About Password Managers'. Consumer Reports. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  13. ^Fleishman, Glenn (2018-06-11). '1Password 7 for Mac review: Password manager with small improvements that add up'. Macworld. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  14. ^Myers, Robert McGinley (8 August 2017). 'The Best Password App and Manager (and why you need one)'. The Sweet Setup. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  15. ^Tedeschi, Bob (2010-11-03). 'Apps to Manage Your Cluster of Passwords'. The New York Times. ISSN0362-4331. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  16. ^Kastrenakes, Jacob (2017-05-23). '1Password adds a 'travel mode' to keep your passwords safe at the border'. The Verge. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  17. ^Rubenking, Neil J. (14 June 2018). 'AgileBits 1Password - Review 2018'. PCMag UK. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  18. ^'Use the 1Password extension to save and fill passwords on your Mac or Windows PC'. 1Password. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  19. ^'The most secure password manager for teams'. 1Password. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  20. ^'Password manager to keep your family safe'. 1Password. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  21. ^Wagenseil, Paul (2019-02-15). 'Best Password Managers 2019'. Tom's Guide. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  22. ^Teare, Dave (13 November 2017). '1Password X: A look at the future of 1Password in the browser'. 1Password Blog. Retrieved 30 December 2018.
  23. ^Cao, Peter (2018-08-21). 'Hands-on with 1Password and iOS 12's Password AutoFill feature'. 9to5Mac. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  24. ^El Khoury, Rita (2017-03-25). 'AgileBits shows us how Android O's autofill API works with a 1Password demo'. Android Police. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  25. ^Riley, Sean (2018-11-16). '1Password Review: For the Apple Faithful'. Tom's Guide. Retrieved 2019-02-23.
  26. ^Riley, Sean (2018-11-16). '1Password Review: For the Apple Faithful'. Tom's Guide. Retrieved 2019-12-12.
  27. ^'Safari 13'. TidBITS. Retrieved 12 December 2019.
  28. ^'1Password partners with Accel for continued growth 1Password'. 1Password Blog. 2019-11-14. Retrieved 2019-11-14.
  29. ^'In Its First Funding In 14 Years, Toronto's 1Password Raises $200M Series A Led By Accel'. Crunchbase News. 2019-11-14. Retrieved 2019-11-14.
  30. ^'Fourteen years after launching, 1Password takes a $200M Series A'. TechCrunch. Retrieved 2019-11-14.

External links[edit]

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