Apple has introduced app specific password a feature to enhance iCloud security. It keeps your primary Apple ID secure while using third-party apps. When you use third party apps, you need to sign in using app specific password. It ensures that your primary Apple ID is not hacked or collected while using T-P apps.
The good thing about the feature is that you can generate 25 App Specific Passwords at a time. They are the passwords that allow you to log in securely even the app not supporting two step verification.
How to Create App-Specific Passwords for iCloud
Step #1. Visit My Apple ID website.
Step #2. Select Manage your Apple ID from the page.
Step #3. Enter your Apple ID and password and click on Sign in.
Step #4. Click on the Password and Security (on the left side of the Menu.)
Step #5. Click on Generate an App –Specific Password (right hand side of the Menu.)
Step #6. Create a Label for your App –Specific Password and click on Generate (a popup will appear.)
Once you done with the procedure, you can see the password you have created. You can create up to 25 different passwords for iCloud. You can see the history of the password and can revoke them one by one or all at once.
Now you can use your App – Specific Password while using any third-party apps fearlessly.
How to Revoke App-specific Passwords for iCloud
Step #1. Go to My Apple ID.
Step #2. Click on Manage your Apple ID and sign in.
Step #3. Click on Password and Security.
Step #4. Select View History.
Step #5. Select Revoke next to a password, or select Revoke All.