How to Export Passwords from Your iPhone

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If you’re like most iPhone owners, you rely on your device to store hundreds of passwords and passkeys. But what happens if you need to access those passwords or passkeys from another device? Or if you’re switching to a new phone? Fortunately, exporting passwords from your iPhone is easier than you might think. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the steps of exporting passwords from your iPhone.

Step 1: Open the Settings App

The first step is to open the Settings app on your iPhone. This can be done by tapping the Settings icon on your Home screen or by swiping down and tapping the Settings app in Control Center.

Step 2: Access Passwords or Passkeys
Once in the Settings app, tap Passwords (iOS 13 and earlier) or Passwords & Accounts (iOS 14 and up). You may be prompted to use Face ID or Touch ID for authentication, or enter your passcode.

Step 3: Select a Website or App
Now that you have access to your stored passwords and passkeys, select a website or app for wich you want to export data.

Step 4: Export iCloud Keychain Data
Click File in the top menu bar, then choose Export from the drop-down list. You’ll be asked to select a destination location for exported iCloud Keychain data; choose one and click Save. You can now access this data from any oher device with an iCloud account linked to yours.

Step 5: Export Safari Passwords as CSV File
If you want to export Safari passwords as a CSV file, open Safari > Preferences > Passwords and enter your password when prompted. At the bottom of the left-hand sidebar, click ••• and then select Export All Passwords; save the resulting Passwords.csv file to Desktop (or any other desired location).

Step 6: Export Keychain Items Between Computers
Finally, if you need to transfer keychain items such as certificates and keys beteen computers, open Keychain Access on both devices; select an item(s) in one computer; go File > Export Items…; choose a destination location on both computers; click Save & Close on one computer; then open Keychain Access on the other computer; go File > Import Items…; select the file saved in previous step; click Open & Close again; enter passwords when prompted for both computers; and that’s it!

Congratulations! You have now successfully exported passwords from your iPhone! We hope this step-by-step guide has been helpful in making this process easier for you!

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Extracting Passwords from an iPhone

To extract passwords from your iPhone, you need to go to Settings and select Passwords (or Passwords & Accounts if you’re using iOS 13 or earlier). You will be prompted to use Face ID or Touch ID, or enter your passcode. Once in the password section, you can view all websites and apps that have saved passwords. To see a password or passkey, simply select the website or app in question.

Exporting Passwords from iOS Keychain

To export your iOS keychain passwords, you’ll need to open the Settings app on your iOS device. Then, tap on the Apple ID banner at the top of the Settings menu, and select iCloud. Next, scroll down to find the Keychain option and toggle it on. After that, you can open the iCloud app on your device and select Keychain from the list of options. Here, you can tap on any entry to view its details or tap Select All at the top-right corner to select multiple entries. Once you’ve selected all desired entries, tap on the Share icon at the bottom-left corner to open a new window with various export options. You can then choose an appropriate format for exporting your keychain passwords and save them to a suitable destination location.

Exporting Passwords from an iPhone to a CSV File

Exporting passwords from your iPhone to a CSV file is a quick and simple process.

First, open the Settings app on your iPhone, then tap on Passwords & Accounts. Here you’ll see a list of all the accounts you’ve savd passwords for, such as email and social media accounts. Tap on an account to view its details, then tap Website & App Passwords.

Next, tap the Share icon (the square with an arrow pointing upwards). From the Share menu, select Export Passwords and choose whether to save your passwords in a CSV or XML file. Select whichever option is most suitable for you, then enter your device passcode or Face/Touch ID when prompted.

Your passwords will now be exported to the selected file format which can be found in the Files app (or another file management app) on your iPhone. You can transfer this file to your computer or oter devices via AirDrop or email if required.

Transferring Passwords From iPhone to Computer

To transfer passwords from your iPhone to a computer, open the iCloud app on your iPhone. Tap ‘Passwords’, then select the passwords you’d like to transfer. Tap ‘Share’, then select how you’d like to share them. If you’re sharing via AirDrop, make sure both your computer and iPhone are connected to the same Wi-Fi network. For other sharing methods, follow the instructions onscreen. Once you’ve sent the passwords, open iCloud for Windows on your computer and select ‘Passwords’. Click ‘Apply’ and you’ll be able to manage your passwords in the iCloud Passwords app.

Exporting Passwords from a Mobile Phone

To export passwords from your phone, you will need to open Chrome. At the top right, tap More and then Settings. In the Password Manager section, tap Settings. Then turn Offer to save passwords on or off. Once this is turned on, you will be able to access and export your passwords. To do this, tap Export Passwords and follow the instructions provided. You may be asked to enter a password in order to complete the export process.

Exporting Apple Saved Passwords

Exporting your saved passwords from Apple devices is easy and secure. First, open Safari and select ‘Settings’ from the menu bar. Then, click the ‘Passwords’ icon, and enter the password you use to log in to your Mac. After that, click ‘Export All Passwords’ and select ‘Export Passwords’. This will download a file that contains all of your saved passwords in an encrypted format for extra security.

Retrieving an IPhone Backup Keychain Password

You can find your iPhone backup Keychain password in the macOS Keychain. In the left-hand category sidebar, click “Passwords”, then type “backup” into the search box in the top-right of the window. Double-click on any results named iOS Backup or iPhone Backup, then check the “Show password” box and your password will be displayed.

Exporting Saved Passwords

Yes, you can export all saved passwords from the Chrome Password Manager. To do this, first open the Chrome menu in the toolbar and select Settings. Then, click Autofill > Password Manager. At the top rght of the list of saved passwords, click the three dots and select “Export passwords”. Finally, enter your computer password to confirm the export process.

Exporting iPhone Keychain from iCloud

Unfortunately, thee is no way to export the iCloud keychain from an iPhone. The iCloud keychain is a secure storage system and Apple does not provide a feature that allows users to export the data stored within it. However, you can transfer your iCloud keychain data to another Apple device by using the Keychain Migration Assistant. This tool is part of macOS and can be found in Applications > Utilities. To use this tool, you will need both the old Apple device and the new one connected to Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

Backing Up IPhone Keychain

Yes, iPhone Keychain data is backed up when an iPhone is backed up. This includes all the stored passwords, certificates, keys and other sensitive information. However, the keychain password itself is not included in the backup, and all other sensitive information remains encrypted.

Transferring Saved Passwords from iPhone to Mac

To transfer your saved passwords from your iPhone to your Mac, you’ll need to use iCloud Keychain. On your iPhone, go to Settings > [your name] > iCloud and make sure that Keychain is turned on. Then open the AirDrop app on both devices and select the Mac as the recipient of the passwords. Once the Mac has accepted, a prompt will appear on the iPhone asking for permission to send the passwords. Tap “Allow” and wait for the transfer to complete. Once finished, you’ll find all of your saved passwords in Safari’s Preferences pane on your Mac.


In conclusion, exporting passwords from an iPhone can be done easily using the Settings app and Keychain Access. With the Settings app, you can find and view saved passwords and passkeys. You can also export iCloud Keychain data as a CSV file, or export all Safari passwords as a Passwords.csv file. Additionally, you can export some keychain items from one computer and import them into Keychain Access on another computer. However, it is not possible to export passwords directly from Keychain Access.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.