How to Set Up iCloud Keychain on Mac, iPhone, iPad

🗓️ April 28, 2023 By ✍️ Jaysukh patel

iCloud keychain is an Apple’s advanced feature that keeps your data (the Safari Websites Password and Credit card information) up to date on that Apple device that you approve. Besides, it does not share any details even with Apple. So we are here because we don’t want to see our readers any credential information leak or access by anyone else. After that Any time, we can enable Safari Autofill keeps up to date. Let’s a look at how to Set up iCloud Keychain on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Generally, after Update iOS device to the latest firmware, the setup assistant steps will ask you to set up iCloud Keychain. Even though, there are many users skipped that screen and then after they want to set up iCloud Keychain. Please dive in following footsteps.

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Steps to Set Up iCloud Keychain On iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and MacBook Mac

  • Step #1. Launch Settings App from your device home screen, Tap on “Profile Name“.
  • Step #2. Scroll down the screen and Tap on iCloud.
Enable iCloud Keychain on iPhone and iPad for autofill login password on safari
Enable iCloud Keychain on iPhone and iPad for autofill login password on safari
  • Step #3. Tap on Keychain that appears between Wallet and Backup Options.
  • Tap on iCloud settings on iPhone

    Step #4. Next Up, you will have to Turn Slider iCloud Keychain On/Green.

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    Step wise Apple iCloud Keychain in iOS 10 iPhone i pod touch iPad Air

    That’s it!

    Furthermore, if you want to set up iCloud keychain using a security code then go under the iCloud Keychain screen, you could see Advance option. Tap on it, then turn to Approve with security code toggle ON to Allow your iCloud security code to set up iCloud Keychain on new devices. And, then please follow onscreen instructions.

    Now if you ever want to access saved passwords and credit card numbers with iCloud Keychain on Apple Device then go with below-given steps.

    Now Start Using Autofill Username, Password and Credit Card Details on Safari, From Keychain

    1. Open the Settings app on the iPhone.
    2. Next, Tap on Password & Accounts option.
    3. Now, Tap on Autofill Passwords > Enable Autofill Passwords toggle. if this option is enabled then Disable and Re-enable this option.
      • Also, Select the iCloud keychain as a Filling from.
    Enable Autofill password on iPhone and iPad
    Enable Autofill password on iPhone and iPad
  • That’s it. For more troubleshooting issues on iCloud Keychain Autofill not working.
  • Enable iCloud Keychain and Autofill Password & Credit Cards for MacBook Mac

    Enable or Setup iCloud keychain Option on MacBook iCloud Settings

    On MacOS Ventura:- Setup iCloud keychain

    1→ Go to the Apple Logo from the top menu > System Settings.

    System Settings on Mac
    System Settings on Mac

    2→ Next, Click on your Apple ID name > iCloud.


    3→ Select iCloud Option. Turn on Password & Keychain.


    4→ Click on Continue to Allow your Apple ID settings need to be updated so this device can use end-to-end encryption.


    5→ Enter and Verify your Apple ID password. In the next step, Enter your Mac Login password if asked.

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    6→ Again, Verify using your iPhone passcode. And That’s it. From now, your iCloud Keychain synced with your Mac.


    Now, Turn on Auto Fill Password from Keychain on Mac…Follow the below steps.

    Step 1:- Go to the Apple Logo from top menu > System Settings.


    Step 2:- Next, Passwords option from left side > Enter your Mac login password. Now, Go to the Password Options.


    Step 3:- Then, Enable “Auto Fill Passwords” and “iCloud Keychain” under the Allow filling from.


    Step 5:- That’s it.

    On MacOS Monterey:- Setup iCloud keychain

    1. Go to the Apple logo from the top Mac Menu.
    2. Next, click on System Preferences option.
    Apple ID on Mac System Preferences
    Apple ID on Mac System Preferences
  • Click on Apple ID > iCloud from the side panel.
  • Next is to select the checkbox for Keychain.
  • Enable icloud keychain on Mac
    Enable icloud keychain on Mac
  • That’s it.
  • Enable to use of Auofill Feature on MacOS Safari Browser: Retrieve Data on Safari from Keychain

    • Open Safari on Mac.
    • From top Menu, Safari > Preferences. [On MacOS Ventura: Safari > Settings]
    Safari Preferences option on Mac
    Safari Preferences option on Mac
  • Next, Click on Autofill Tab and Enable Checkbox for use Saved Login Details and a Credit card from iCloud Keychain.
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  • That’s it.
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    Jaysukh Patel
    Jaysukh Patel

    Jaysukh Patel is the founder of howtoisolve. Also self Professional Developer, Techno lover mainly for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch and iOS, Jaysukh is one of responsible person in his family. Contact On: [OR]

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