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=Mac Keychain set up=
 
=Mac Keychain set up=
  
-On your Mac Laptop with OS X Mavericks 10.9 and later:
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-On your '''Mac Laptop''' with OS X Mavericks 10.9 and later:
  
• Choose Apple ([[File:Apple sign.png]]) menu > System Preferences, then click iCloud.
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• Choose '''Apple''' ([[File:Apple sign.png]]) ''menu'' > ''System Preferences'', then click '''iCloud.'''
  
  
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• Select Keychain. If you want to, you can set a passcode to unlock your screen after sleep or after the screen saver begins.
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• Select '''Keychain.''' If you want to, you can set a '''passcode''' to unlock your screen after sleep or after the ''screen saver begins.''
  
  
 
[[File:Step 3 MAC.jpg|800px]]
 
[[File:Step 3 MAC.jpg|800px]]
  
• Enter your Apple ID and password.
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• Enter your '''Apple ID''' and '''password.'''
  
 
[[File:Step 4 MAC.jpg|700px]]
 
[[File:Step 4 MAC.jpg|700px]]
  
•Follow the onscreen instructions.
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•Follow the onscreen '''instructions.'''
  
•A passcode will be required for you to enter  
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•A '''passcode''' will be required for you to ''enter''
  
 
[[File:Step 5 MAC.jpg|600px]]
 
[[File:Step 5 MAC.jpg|600px]]
  
•Or you can also click on the “Advanced…” option to create a longer and with different characters password
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•Or you can also click on the '''“Advanced…”''' option to create a longer and with different characters password
  
 
[[File:Step 6 MAC.jpg|700px]]
 
[[File:Step 6 MAC.jpg|700px]]
  
• Next, you will be required to enter a phone number so that the iCloud Keychain can verify your identity when using your iCloud Security Code.  You will be sent a confirmation code that will be required each time a new device is linked to your account.
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• Next, you will be required to enter a '''phone number''' so that the '''iCloud Keychain''' can verify your identity when using your ''iCloud Security Code.'' You will be sent a confirmation code that will be required each time a new device is linked to your account.
  
 
[[File:Step 7 MAC.jpg|600px]]
 
[[File:Step 7 MAC.jpg|600px]]
  
• To change the passcode or the phone number linked to the account click the “Options…” button.
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• To change the '''passcode''' or the phone number linked to the account click the '''“Options…” button.'''
  
 
[[File:Step 8 MAC.jpg|600px]]
 
[[File:Step 8 MAC.jpg|600px]]
  
  
• Your iCloud Keychain has now been set.
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• Your '''iCloud Keychain''' has now been set.

Revision as of 14:07, 23 May 2017

Mac Keychain set up

-On your Mac Laptop with OS X Mavericks 10.9 and later:

• Choose Apple (Apple sign.png) menu > System Preferences, then click iCloud.


Step 1 MAC.jpg Step 2 MAC.jpg


• Select Keychain. If you want to, you can set a passcode to unlock your screen after sleep or after the screen saver begins.


Step 3 MAC.jpg

• Enter your Apple ID and password.

Step 4 MAC.jpg

•Follow the onscreen instructions.

•A passcode will be required for you to enter

Step 5 MAC.jpg

•Or you can also click on the “Advanced…” option to create a longer and with different characters password

Step 6 MAC.jpg

• Next, you will be required to enter a phone number so that the iCloud Keychain can verify your identity when using your iCloud Security Code. You will be sent a confirmation code that will be required each time a new device is linked to your account.

Step 7 MAC.jpg

• To change the passcode or the phone number linked to the account click the “Options…” button.

Step 8 MAC.jpg


• Your iCloud Keychain has now been set.