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How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator

How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator

Posted August 5, 2012 at 4:57pm by iClarified
These are instructions on how to use the built-in password generator in OS X.

Step One
Launch Keychain Access from the Applications:Utilities folder.
How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator

Step Two
If necessary unlock the application at top left and select Passwords from the list of categories on the left.
How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator


Step Three
Click the + button at the bottom of the screen.
How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator

Step Four
Click the key button from the popup window that appears.
How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator

Step Five
Password Assistant will now open. You use it to generate a memorable, letters & numbers, numbers only, random, or FIPS-181 compliant password of different lengths. The quality bar will show you how secure the generated password appears to be.
How to Use OS X's Built-In Password Generator


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