How to use the latest version of Apple Passwords in iCloud for Windows?

How to use the latest version of Apple Passwords in iCloud for Windows?

Apple has added the possibility to generate strong passwords in the Windows version of the new iCloud application using the Apple Passwords integration.

This new application allows Windows users to access their passwords in the Apple iCloud Keychain. In addition, users can now generate passwords for their online accounts via Apple.

An ideal match for a Microsoft 365 & Apple user, right?

Download the Apple iCloud application from your Windows 11 Microsoft Store

Direct link to install iCloud for windows 10 or 11 can be found here.


Open the -> iCloud App from the Windows Start bar.


Use your Apple ID and password to sign in to iCloud in Windows

Enter your current Apple ID and password. To sync passwords you need an Apple ID and password sync must be enabled in your Apple account.


Activate extensions to use Apple Passwords in your browser

Select Passwords and install the desired extensions for all browsers. Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.


Activate the Microsoft Edge iCloud Password extension

Download the extension via Download or -> iCloud Passwords - Microsoft Edge Addons

Restart your web browser, in this case Microsoft Edge, to confirm the settings.


Activate the Google Chrome iCloud Password extension

To activate iCloud passwords navigate to the Chrome web store:

Select 'add to Chrome


Add the extension


Activate synchronisation in Google Chrome


Enter the iCloud password to activate the extension and allow passwords to be retrieved.


Retrieve a password using Passwords from iCloud in Windows?

When logging in to a page whose password was savedin iCloud, you automatically get a password suggestion.

If this does not work, you can open the iCloud password manager and search for the desired password yourself.


That is it! Good luck using the Apple password manager in a more secure way within the Microsoft - Apple ecosystem.

Sync iCloud Drive with Windows Explorer?

Activate iCloud Drive via iCloud settings - Select the options.

Activation of Photos, Mail, Contacts, Calendar and Bookmarks is also possible in this menu.

iCloud Drive photos mail contacts bookmarks passwords edge chrome storage keychain Windows Sync

Folders can be synchronised, shared and just like in OneDrive for business, they can also be shared without taking up space in Windows.


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