If you use Safari on your iPad or iPhone, you can store website passwords and then manage them using the Passwords settings. The passwords manager on iOS is one easy thing to make use of, and one of the best we’ve found on mobile devices.
We know that having and using a passwords manager on your computer or mobile device is very necessary. For one, if you’re even security conscious, you are probably using strong passwords. Unfortunately, typing strong passwords on a mobile device is kind of a pain.
You might also change things up from different website. It goes without saying that you shouldn’t use the same password twice, so you need to exercise your memory in order to have a unique password for every website.
To that end, if you use an iPhone or iPad, then Safari already includes an excellent, robust passwords manager, this will show you how to do that today.
Using the Passwords Manager on Safari for iOS
Firstly, You will need to access the passwords manager by opening the “Settings” on your iOS device. Scroll to and tap open “Safari” in the left column, then tap open the “Passwords” category.
You will need to verify your identity using Touch ID before you can access your passwords. On older devices that don’t have Touch ID, you will need to enter your passcode.
Every account on your device will come up. Your passwords won’t appear, instead you will only see the user ID associated with each account. Notice that there’s an arrow on the right edge of each account row.
Tap open any account and you will see your user name, password, and the associated website.
Tap the “Edit” button in the upper-right corner and you can edit everything or delete the account you don’t need from your device.
Back on the main passwords screen, tap the “Edit” button in the upper-right corner and notice that a selection circle appears to the left of each account row.
With the enabled edit option, you can select multiple accounts at once. This would help you can go through all of your accounts and select the ones you need or want stored, then simply tap the “Delete” button in the upper-left corner.
You don’t have to actually access each account to copy your user name and password to the clipboard. From the passwords screen, you can long-press and the option for both will appear on a context menu.
It would be confusing if we didn’t point out that you can tap open the “Search” field.
When you do this, the keyboard will appear and you can then tap a few characters to find the account or user name you’re seeking.
Finally, you need to know that your passwords are saved to iCloud so they’re available on all your iOS devices. If you simply want to stop Safari information from being synced to iCloud, then tap off the button next to it in the iCloud settings.
If you want to stop iCloud Keychain syncing, then your Safari information such as bookmarks and history will still be synced but passwords will not.
The passwords manager for Safari on iOS is easy to use and you can quickly transfer information from it to other browser logins.