How to Use “Password AutoFill for Apps” in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

Make the best use of "Password AutoFill for Apps" feature in iOS 11 on your iPhone and iPad to instantly log into your favorite apps. Let me show you how it’s done the right way!

Managing passwords has become more smooth-sailing with the introduction of iOS 11. Now, you no longer need to remember passwords or use third party apps to manage them seamlessly. Using the built-in password manager in iOS 11, you can effortlessly log into your favorite apps.

Apple calls it “Password AutoFill for Apps.” To get started, all you have to is just save your username and password and then leave the rest for the password manager to do.

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How to Use Password AutoFill for Apps in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to Use Password AutoFill for Apps in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

How to Save/Add Password for Your Favorite Apps in iOS 11

Step #1. Open Settings app on your iOS device.

Open Settings App on iPhone in iOS 11

Step #2. Next, scroll down and tap on Accounts & Passwords.

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Tap on Accounts & Passwords in iOS 11 Settings

Step #3. Now, tap on App & Website Passwords.

Tap on App & Website Passwords in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

Step #4. Scroll down and Tap on Add Password.

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Tap on Add Password in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

Step #5. Next up, you need to enter the website name, username, and the password → Make sure to tap on Done at the top right corner to confirm.

Enter Website Name, Username and Password on iPhone Settings

Use Password AutoFill for Apps

Step #1. Open the app/web which passwords you have saved.

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Step #2. Now, the moment you proceed to enter your login detail, your username will appear right above the keyboard. Tap on username.

Tap on Your Username on Login Screen in Safari on iPhone

Step #3. Your login details will be automatically filled. Now, just tap on the login/sign in button.

Use Password AutoFill for Apps in iOS 11 on iPhone and iPad

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How to Access Saved Password of Apps in iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Accounts & Passwords → App & Website Passwords.

Tap on App & Website Passwords in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on the app/website name.

Tap on App or Website Name to View Username and Password

Step #3. On the next screen, you will see your username, password, and the related website name.

View Saved Usernames and Passwords in iOS 11 on iPhone

How to Manage Password AutoFill for Apps in iOS 11

Step #1. Launch Settings app → Accounts & Passwords → App & Website Passwords.

Tap on App & Website Passwords in iOS 11 Settings on iPhone

Step #2. Tap on the website name.

Tap on App or Website Name to View Username and Password

Step #3. Now, tap on the Edit button at the top right corner.

Tap on Edit Button in Autofill Passwords Settings on iPhone

Step #4. Next, edit your account and password. → Tap on Done in the end to confirm.

Edit Website or App Credentials for Autofill Password on iPhone

If you want to delete the website, tap on the red button left to it and then tap on Delete.

Delete Website from Autofill Password on iPhone

Delete App/Website from Password AutoFill for Apps

You can delete the app, which password you no longer want to keep. To do so, Launch Settings app → Accounts & Passwords → App & Website Passwords → tap on the Edit button at the top → select the app → tap on Delete at the top left corner.

Tap on App & Website Passwords in iOS 11 Settings on iPhoneDelete App or Website from Autofill Password on iPhone in iOS 11

Wrapping up

The arrival of a native password manager is well-timed. It’s one of the highly significant features in iOS 11 as it takes all the stress away from handling passwords.

Having said that, I think the importance of a top notch password manager like 1Password hasn’t gone down at all. In fact, the battle for the best has just been intensified. Hence, only the one that has better qualities will rule the roost. And it’s the end users who will be the ultimate winner of the cut-throat competition.

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Jignesh Padhiyarhttps://www.igeeksblog.com
Jignesh Padhiyar is the founder of iGeeksBlog.com who has a keen eye for news, rumors and all the unusual stuff that happens around iPhone and iPad.

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