How to Find or Recover Saved Passwords on iPhone

We have to secure our devices to save out important files and private data ss we are living in this modern technology era. iPhone provide its users to protect their devices with encrypted password. You can save your data and files on your iPhone because apple password protection is real deal. When you sign up for any service on website or in apps, you create a password for your account. But this is to be noted that safari which is default browser for iPhone does not save the account passwords. How to save passwords on iPhone? This is the first question that comes to your mind.

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As your passwords will not be saved in your iPhone, it is possible that you can forget the password for your account and it may be difficult to recover it. There are some password saver apps made by third party software developers but it is hard to trust anybody when your personal data is at the line. For this purpose, iPhone provide the facility of iCloud Keychain. When you turn this on from settings, you can create and store passwords. To turn it on, go to your Settings > {your name} > iCloud > Keychain.

Now when you create an account and enter the password. You can save the password and it can be filled automatically when your login next time. You can also create the account with suggested password which is unique and complex yet strong password by default. Save the password when you are asked. With this even if you have not remembered the password, it will be filled automatically saving you from the trouble.

Part 1. How to Find Your Saved Password on iPhone

If you have not turned on the option to auto fill the password due to security reasons, then you have to write the password every time you access the account. Saved passwords iPhone stored can be found. There are different ways to find the saved passwords.

1. Find Passwords on iPhone

Step 1: Go to Settings > Accounts & Passwords.

Step 2: Tap on App & Website Passwords.

Step 3: Authenticate using Touch ID or your PIN (if you are not using Touch ID).

Step 4: Search for the website and tap on it to view the username and password.

Step 5: You can also copy the password from here.

2. Find Passwords on Other iOS Devices

If you have use iCloud Keychain, then it has built in syncing facility. So, if you have multiple devices with iCloud Keychain, your passwords and account information will be saved and synced with other devices.

Step 1: Open Safari.

Step 2: Click on Preferences and then click on Passwords.

Step 3: Search and choose the website to view the password.

Step 4: Select “Show Passwords” to see the password.

Step 5: You will eb prompted to enter the Mac password. Enter it and you will be able to see the password.

Part 2. How to Recover Your Saved Password

If you have set up iCloud Keychain as password saver, you will be able to find and see all the accounts information and passwords. But there are sometimes when iCloud Keychain is out of sync, then you will not be able to find and see the password. Sometimes the iCloud Keychain credentials can misplace without any reason. So, safari will not be able to retrieve the passwords.

So, if you do not like the inconsistency of the iCloud Keychain, then you should try out the best app to save passwords on iPhone. PassFab iOS password manager is you one in all solution to store and secure the passwords on iPhone. You can find all the saved password which are ever used on your devices. You can:

  • Find Wi-Fi Password
  • View Email Account Password
  • Display Credit Card Information
  • Export Password to CSV
  • Retrieve Website & App Password
  • Show Apple ID and Password
  • Recover Screen Time Passcode

With iOS password manager, you can get back you lost iOS password in just 3 simple steps. This software is ranked as a best password manager. You can easily find, view, export and manage all your iPhone passwords or iPad passwords. Follow the steps below and retrieve the password for your iPhone or iPad.

Step 1: Download and install iOS Password Manager.

Step 2: Launch the software. Connect your iOS device to the computer.

connect device

Step 3: You will get a prompt if you have connected the device first time to your computer. Tap on "Trust" on your iPhone or iPad. If your phone is password protected then unlock the phone so the connection is established.

unlock device

Step 4: Click on the "Start Scan" button on the next window. You will be prompted to next window.

start scan

Step 5: iOS Password Manager will ask you to enter the backup password if you have any.

enter backup password

Step 6: When you enter the backup password, the process will start to retrieve the password. It will analyze and scan the password information in your device. You should not disconnect your iPhone or iPad while the process is still not completed.

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After the scanning, it will display all the passwords for your website accounts or app accounts. You Wi-Fi passwords, mail account passwords, screen time passcodes, and credit card information is also displayed.

In the left pane, all the categories are shown. You can select any to see the password information under that category.

Note: If you have already scanned your device before and you have not changed the password then click on "To view previous scan records" link when you launch the tool and continue.
view previous scan records

You can click on "Export" to export password for 1Password, Chrome, Dashlane, LastPass, Keeper, etc.

export password

Here is the video tutorial that you can use to refer:

Summary

So, you have read the whole guide on how to save passwords for your iPhone or iPad? How to find them in your iOS device? What to do if you forget the password for your account. On the internet, third party software are available but sometime they are fishy. So, if you want to use any software tool, then iOS Password finder is the best choice. It supports almost all iOS devices. It is fast and have interactive user interface.

Updated on / Posted by Andy Samuel to Password Manage / Follow @Andy Samuel

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