How to View Saved Passwords on Your iPhone

iCloud Keychain makes storing and accessing your passwords secure and simple. Here are several ways to find your saved passwords when you need them.

These days we have so many logins to different apps and websites that it’s impossible to keep track of them all. Thanks to iCloud Keychain, you can view saved passwords within your iPhone Settings instead of having to remember them. The Keychain feature securely stores your login information for you and allows you to access the passwords from your other devices. We’ll show you two different methods to access your iPhone's password manager so you can always find your login credentials when you need them.

Related: How to Enable iCloud Keychain Access on Your iPhone

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What is iCloud Keychain on Your iPhone?

iCloud Keychain saves your app and Safari passwords securely onto the iCloud straight from your iPhone. This makes logins easy for you, as the iPhone password manager retrieves and autofills them whenever they’re needed. For even greater convenience, the iCloud Keychain syncs login info between all your devices, so you don’t have to update passwords manually on your other Apple gadgets. 

How to Find Saved Passwords on Your iPhone Using Siri

You can use Siri to help you locate your whole password list, or to find one specific password.

  1. If you have Siri set up to listen for "Hey Siri" you can simply say “Hey Siri, show my passwords" to see a whole list.
  2. If you do not have "Hey Siri" set up, you can activate Siri with a long press of the side button or Home button.
  3. Siri can also show you the password for a specific app or website. Simply wake up Siri by pressing the appropriate button or by saying "Hey Siri," and then say something like “what's my Spotify password?” 
    Siri can show you your iCloud Keychain Passwords

How to View Saved Passwords in iPhone Settings

If you prefer to look up your passwords manually, the iPhone password manager allows you to look them up in your phone’s Settings app.

  1. Open the Settings app.
  2. Scroll down and tap on Passwords.

    Open the Settings appTap on Passwords
     
  3. Use Face ID when prompted.
  4. To see a password, select the appropriate website or app.

    Use Face ID when promptedYou'll see a list of your accounts and passwords

The keychain makes it easy for users to save and autofill their login information on approved devices. It keeps your passwords updated across your iPhone, iPad or Mac computer and eliminates the need for manual password entries.  Using this convenient system ensures a seamless experience across all your Apple devices.

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Erin Smith

Erin Smith is a Feature Writer for iPhone Life and has been a writer, editor, and researcher for many years. She has a degree in communication with an emphasis on psychology and communication, and has spent many of her professional years as a coach in various business and specialty fields. Erin officially joined the ranks of iPhone and Apple users everywhere around seven years ago, and has since enjoyed the unique and customized feel of Apple technology and its many gadgets. When she’s not working, Erin and her son enjoy outdoor adventures, camping, and spending time with their eclectic collection of pets.