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How to change your Raspberry Pi password

Raspberry Pi Configuration

When you first set up your Raspberry Pi, you’re prompted to change the default password. But maybe you want to change it again down the road. As we all know, you’re supposed to do this regularly for security reasons.

So here, we’ll show you how to change your Raspberry Pi password. You can update your password using two methods, the Raspberry Pi Configuration interface or a Terminal command.

How to use iCloud Passwords on Chrome for Windows

iCloud Passwords Chrome Extension on Windows

If you’ve been waiting for a way to use iCloud passwords on Windows, then you may have known a Chrome extension was on the way. While the Chrome add-on was released a while ago, you needed to have iCloud version 12.0 or later to use the feature.

So, if your iCloud is now up to date on Windows and you’re ready to use the Chrome extension, we’ll show you how to set it all up.

How to require a password to open or exit a slideshow in Keynote

Require a Password to Open This Keynote Presentation on Mac

We password-protect documents with confidential or personally identifiable information. But how often do you think about securing a slideshow? Well, if it contains something sensitive then you should and Keynote offers a handy feature to do it.

Along with assigning a password to open a Keynote presentation you can require one to exit a slideshow. This could be useful for educational or training purposes. To make sure the “student” watches the entire presentation, you can give them a password on the last slide that allows them to exit it.

Here, we’ll show you how to set up a password for a Keynote slideshow on Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

How to password-protect a ZIP file on Mac

File Zip and Encryptor Folder Added

You can password-protect a PDF on your Mac along with Pages, Numbers, and Keynote documents pretty easily. But when it comes to a ZIP file, it’s not quite as simple.

You may have a group of files you want to send securely for business, financial, or other reasons. While more difficult than other types of files on your Mac, it’s not impossible. Here, we’ll show you a couple of ways to password-protect a ZIP file on your Mac.

WiFi List lets iPhone users view previous Wi-Fi networks & their passwords

After you log into a Wi-Fi network on your iPhone, it will remember that network and connect to it automatically when in range. As you might come to expect, this means your handset keeps a database of previously used Wi-Fi networks. Unfortunately, Apple doesn’t allow users to access this information on their own devices out of the box.

If your iPhone is jailbroken, then you may be excited to learn that there’s a way around this frustrating quandary. A newly released and free jailbreak app dubbed WiFi List by iOS developer Itaybre consolidates all of your previously used Wi-Fi networks, their passwords, and more valuable information about them into one convenient place for future reference.

How to use password monitoring and see breached passwords on iPhone and iPad

Password Security Pixabay

When you find out that a password you use may have been compromised in a data breach, it’s a disturbing bit of news. To help you stay safer when you’re online, Apple introduced password monitoring for those using iCloud Keychain on their devices.

With iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, you can see possible threats, compromised passwords, and recommendations for password changes. This is a great and useful feature for your iOS devices. So take a look at this tutorial that walks you through how to use password monitoring and see your breached passwords.

How to manually add passwords and use the assistant in Keychain Access

Keychain Access Generated Password

You may not pay a lot of attention to the Keychain Access app on your Mac. But with it, you have access to a handy spot for holding your passwords and other account information.

While the tool is set up to automatically capture and hold your keychain passwords (should you accept this option when prompted), you can also add them manually. This is convenient for passwords you use elsewhere. And the app comes with an assistant to help you set up a solid and more secure password.

Here, we’ll show you how to manually add passwords and use the assistant in Keychain Access on your Mac.

Forgot your document password in Pages, Numbers or Keynote? Try this

Set Password Remember Keychain Numbers Mac

Protecting your document with a password can keep sensitive data safe. And we’ve shown you how to password-protect documents in Pages, Numbers, and Keynote as well as how to change or remove that password. But what happens if you forget the password?

We’ll show you one way to recover that password on Mac as well as tips for preventing this in the future.

How to change your password settings in Apple Books

Mac Books Password Required

If you purchase books often in the Books app on your device, then it may get tiresome having to enter your password each time. This is especially true if you’re downloading several books in a short time that you’re saving to read later.

While entering your password for purchases is always the safest route, you can set your password to only be required after 15 minutes of the first purchase. That way, if you want to purchase a handful of books at one time, you don’t have to enter your password for each one.

In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to change your password settings for purchases in the Books app on Mac, iPhone, and iPad.

How to use the Firefox Lockwise app on iPhone and iPad

Firefox Lockwise on iPhone

You probably already use a password manager for your device or stick with iCloud Keychain. But if you have a lot a of saved logins and passwords in Firefox on your computer, the Firefox Lockwise app gives you those credentials to use on your iPhone or iPad.

The app is secured with your password, Touch ID, or Face ID and gives you adjustable settings to keep your details safe. Here, we’ll show you how to sign up, verify, and use Firefox Lockwise.