New to Mac? Here’s all the tools in the Mac Utilities folder

macOS Utilities Folder

If you’ve just purchased your first Mac, and especially if you’re coming from Windows, you might be wondering about the Utilities folder. You may see the folder but have yet to open it or you might be looking for a specific tool and don’t realize it’s in that folder.

Whatever the case, we’re here with another in our New to Mac series to help you out! We’ll explain what’s in the Utilities folder and what each tool is for.

How to import and export iCloud Keychain passwords

iCloud Keychain Access on Mac

If you’re setting up a new Mac, you can use the Setup Assistant. This will automatically transfer all of your iCloud Keychain passwords for you. But if you don’t use the assistant and want to copy over your passwords, here’s how to export and import your iCloud Keychain passwords, certificates, and keys on Mac.

How to fix iCloud Keychain not working in Safari on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Private Browsing Mode Message iPhone

Using iCloud Keychain to save your account names and passwords for websites makes logging into your favorite sites a breeze. You don't have to remember many passwords and can use iCloud Keychain across your devices. It's a fantastic time-saver, except when you find iCloud Keychain not working.

If you're stuck and Safari on iPhone, iPad, or Mac isn't auto-filling your account information or details for your credit card, here are a few things to fix this issue.

How to view iCloud Keychain passwords on iPhone, iPad, and Mac

View passwords stored in iCloud Keychain on iPhone

If you use iCloud Keychain to store and remember passwords, there may come a time when you want to view a particular password. Maybe you need it to log in on another device that doesn't have iCloud Keychain, or perhaps you are setting up a new password manager and need those details. Whatever the case, here's how to access iCloud Keychain passwords on iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

How to see Wi-Fi network passwords you have connected to on iPhone and iPad

View Password for Network on Mac

Ah, passwords. We have so many for every little thing now that it can almost get overwhelming. Many people use a password manager app while others stick with iCloud Keychain. Whatever it is that you use to manage, store, and recover your passwords it won’t help with Wi-Fi networks if you didn’t capture it.

So, what happens if you get a new device and want to connect to your Wi-Fi network, but can’t remember the password?

Open up your Mac because we have you covered! Here’s how to see Wi-Fi network passwords you have connected to on iPhone and iPad in the past.

You need the KeySmart Pro on your keychain

One of the biggest downsides to Bluetooth trackers is that you have to attach an additional fob to your keychain. This makes your keys bulkier than ever. KeySmart Pro is a different kind of Bluetooth tracker, and one of the smartest pairing between two companies I've seen yet.