If there’s one feature anyone who uses a Windows PC and an iPhone is looking for, it’s the ability to manage their passwords in iCloud for Windows. Well, version 12.5 of iCloud finally adds a proper password manager, making a far more complete and functional app.
iCloud’s New Windows Password Manager
There are plenty of great cross-platform password managers out there to choose from, but if you prefer to use iCloud to keep track of your login information for various websites, this iCloud update is going to make you extremely happy.
Basically, iCloud’s password manager lets you browse and search through your saved passwords, change them, add new ones, and delete ones you no longer need. Just about anything you could do with a service like LastPass or 1Password is available within iCloud’s password manager on Windows.
If you’re someone who jumps between Windows, Mac, and iPhone, this is a significant change, as it makes keeping up with your passwords a much smoother process without needing to spend money on a third-party service.
How to Use the New iCloud Password Manager
There’s a separate app that you’ll use to manage your passwords called iCloud Passwords. Once you’ve updated iCloud for Windows to version 12.5, you’ll need to run the app called iCloud Passwords to get in there and manage everything.
If you want to see a full breakdown of how to use iCloud Passwords, Apple has a detailed support document showing you everything you need to know.