iCloud passwords for Windows now with 2FA generator

Apple last year updated its iCloud utility for Windows with a password manager. The latest version now works with two-factor authentication (2FA) codes.

“iCloud Passwords” is an Edge and Chrome extension for Windows users to use the same strong Safari passwords that you create on your iPhone, iPad or Mac, according to Apple in the version 1.3 section. 43 of the extension for the Microsoft Edge browser on Windows . “iCloud Passwords” therefore also saves all new passwords that you create in Edge or Chrome in the iCloud keychain so that they are also available on Apple devices.

Add, edit, copy and paste, delete, or look up all usernames and passwords stored in iCloud Keychain.

Above all, after activating the passwords in the iCloud under Windows, you now have more security when logging in on a Windows PC: The two-factor authentication means that only the authorized user can log in on a device or on the web. The first time you log in, you need to provide two pieces of information: your password and the six-digit verification code that’s automatically displayed on registered devices or sent to your phone number on your iPhone. By entering the code, you confirm that you want to authorize the new device. You will then receive a message that the password has been used on a new device. Apple describes the options under Windows in more detail on its own website. Get the latest version of iCloud for Windows here.

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