With the new update of IOS 12.2, you can now share your passwords with anyone nearby through Airdrop. Instead of telling them directly, you can share it via Airdrop. Anyone can misuse the password if they catch you uttering your password. Apple wants you to create a strong password for which they have their own algorithms so that you can create a hack free password. Apple has given so many features to its users and now with the latest update, share your password without any risk.
How to Share Passwords
Step 1: Go to settings and select passwords and accounts from the list.
Step 2: select “Website & App passwords” which is the very first option on the screen.
Step 3: Authenticate with your passcode or Face ID.
Step 4: Select the login field whose password you want to share.
Step 5: Now, you can see the login details in front of you. You just have to tap and hold the password and select “Airdrop“.
Step 6: From the Airdrop menu, select the device of that person with whom you want to share the password with.
Now, the password will be sent to the persons’ iPhone. You can share all the passwords one by one. You don’t need to write any password because it is risky.
How to Receive Shared Passwords
Now that you have learned “how to share your password with the desired person”, you should also have the knowledge of the other side as well. If you are the one who is receiving a password what should be done? All the login details are saved in your iCloud keychain and if you are not using this feature, you should actually start using it. This feature is definitely going to ease your life.
When you receive a password through Airdrop, your iOS device will automatically open the settings page and will take you to the passwords section. You will then be asked to authenticate from your side using your Face ID or Passcode and you will be asked whether you want to add or update the password. Then, your password will be added in your keychain account from where you can use that the way you want.
With this, you have come to know the tips of both sending and receiving sides. That means you can now share your passwords without any Wi-Fi or cellular data. Although one wonders why you would need to share a password like this. But small tweaks just make your life easier and trendy.