How to approve iphone from mac

How To Approve iPhone From Mac [SOLVED]

Do you want to approve your iPhone from a Mac?

There are 3 ways of solving this problem: Through Your iPhone, Through Your Mac and Using Two Factor Authentication.

The solutions are briefly described below, also have a look at iPhone meme


a.) Through Your iPhone (iOS 12.1.3)

  1. Go to settings on your iPhone.
  2. Open Passwords & Accounts.
  3. Click on icloud.
  4. Open Keychain and Toggle ON iCloud keychain.
  5. Enter the password for your iCloud account.
  6. Enter Your iPhone Passcode.
  7. Enter Your Mac Password.

It’s done, you have approved your iPhone without accessing your mac.

b.)Through Your Mac:

    1. Turn off iCloud Keychain on all apple device using the same iCloud ID.
    2. On your iPhone, go to Setting >Keychain and tap Approve with Security Code.
    3. When prompted for the 4-digit iCloud Security code tap Forgot Code.
    4. Follow the prompts to reset the code.
    5. Now, this device is iCloud Keychain enabled and working.
    6. Now on your MacBook, enable iCloud Keychain.
    7. Enter your iCloud password in the prompt on your iPhone.
    8. iCloud Keychain is now enabled.



c.) Through 2- Factor Authentication: if you have turned on 2- Factor authentication you can enable iCloud keychain without approval from another device.

  1. Click on the Apple menu on your MacBook.
  2. Open System Preferences,
  3. select iCloud.
  4. Click Account details, under your account logo.
  5. Select the security tab.
  6. Turn On Two Factor Authentication.
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