Updating Keychain Password



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  • Open Keychain Access by going to the Applications folder, then to the Utilities folder. The Utilities folder can also be found under the Go menu in Finder.


  • Select the 'login' keychain from the left hand side.

Keychain Access Window

  • Under the edit menu, select Change Password for Keychain 'login'.

Change Keychain Password Menu

  • Enter your old network password or another previous password you have used in the Current Password box. Enter your current network password in the New Password box and Verify box and click OK.

Change Keychain Password Window

  • If you do not remember what the previous password was, it is possible to reset the keychain.
  • Go to Keychain Access in the  menu-bar and click Preferences.
  • Select "Reset My Default Keychain".

Reset Default Keychain

  • In the box that appears, type your current password. Your keychain has been reset.


Page last modified April 18, 2014