1.Go to Launch Pad/Applications/Utilities. Select  “Keychain Access”

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2. Under Keychain Access menu, select Preferences.Screen Shot 2013-06-25 at 1.09.33 PM

3. TIck the “Show Status in Menu Bar” option.

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4. Notice that you will ow see a lock icon in the menu bar.


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  • Lock the screen  – This will enable the screen saver, Will ask for password to unlock the screen).
  • Lock / Unlock Keychain. – Enable / Disable user to access Keychain. This is where you can store your passwords.
  • Open Security Preferences – Opens up your Security & Privacy Settings for your MAC. You can also set your screen saver startup time here.
  • Open Keychain Access. Will open up your Keychain Application which contains all the accounts and passwords saved on your MAC.