Mac: Change the Keychain Password

Audience

Employees

Question

How do I change my keychain password on my Mac?

Answer

How to change your Keychain password:

1.  Click Finder > Go > Utilities > Keychain Access.  The Keychain Access dialog box displays:

2.  In the Keychains list (upper left window), right-click on Login, select Change Password for Keychain “login”… A window displays prompting you to enter your Current Password, a New Password, and to verify the new password.

Keychain

3.  Enter your current Keychain password in the Current Password field.

  • Remember: the “current” Keychain password is the password previously used to log into the machine, before your most recent password change.

New keychain pw

 

4.  In the New Password field, enter your MyBSU password that you use to log into your computer as the Keychain password.  Type it again in the Verify field Click OK.

Details

Article ID: 2003
Created
Thu 12/16/21 4:49 PM
Modified
Mon 1/31/22 1:57 PM