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Take Control of iCloud, 3rd Edition by Joe Kissell

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Work with iCloud Keychain

iCloud Keychain, a feature available in Mavericks or later and iOS 7 or later (sorry, Windows users), enables you to sync a keychain—which may contain passwords, credit card numbers, and other sensitive data—across your Apple devices securely via the cloud. The biggest benefit of iCloud Keychain is that Safari for iOS can autofill usernames and passwords that you stored in a keychain on your Mac (and vice-versa).

iCloud Keychain includes several other capabilities:

  • A strong password generator built into Safari
  • The capability to store and enter credit card information (except the CVV number) in Web forms
  • Support for multiple sets of credentials per site
  • A way to view and remove passwords within Safari

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