How to Change Keychain Password on Your Mac

Question: I recently changed my SJU password.  How do I change my keychain password on my Mac?

Answer: The keychain is where all of your saved passwords and auto-fill entries are saved.You will then have to manually change your “keychain” password by doing the following steps:

  1. Navigate to /Applications/Utilities/
  2. Locate and double click to select the icon entitled Keychain access. This will launch a
    window entitled: Keychain Access.
  3. Navigate to the Edit menu at the top of your screen and from the pull-down menu select Change Password for Keychain “login”
  4. In the resulting Change Keychain Passwordwindow:
    1. Enter your old SJU password
    2. Enter your new SJU password.
    3. Re-enter your new SJU password in the Verify box.
    4. Click the OK button to commit your changes. This will close the Change Keychain Password window.

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