Hi Tim,At this point I am not sure I ever did enable Keychain. Working from the Mac I cannot get past the dialog for the code. If I enter one the iPhone gets a text with a verification code which I type in on the Mac which then cycles back to requesting the security code. So I get nowhere. On that dialog there is text that says Forgot code. Its not a link or button.
From E.T.'s Keyboard... Are We Alone in the Universe? ancient.ali...@icloud.com On 9/20/2016 7:06 AM, Tim Kilburn wrote:
Hi, Just a quick clarification first. There is usually no need to enter the security code when choosing to approve the device from another device. For example, if I wished to enrol my iPhone to use the iCloud Keychain, and if I'd already had it enabled on my Mac, then I'd choose "Approve from another device", which in turn would send a notification to all my devices that have iCloud Keychain enabled. I would accept it on my Mac, and would be asked to enter my Apple ID password. No Security Code needed. If this is the first device you're enrolling, then you'll need to enter a new Security Code. If you're unsure as to whether you've set it up initially on another device, or have forgot your Security Code, I find it easiest to work from the Mac to reset this sort of stuff. This is done in System Preferences, iCloud. Once you fix things up within iCloud on your Mac, you can use the regular methods of approval mentioned above. HTH. Later... Tim Kilburn Fort McMurray, AB Canada On Sep 19, 2016, at 23:05, E.T. <ancient.ali...@icloud.com> wrote: Decided to enable this. When I do, I am asked for the iCloud Keychain security code. I enter one then go to the iPhone to get a code from there to enter on the Mac to approve the iPhone. Am again asked for the iCloud Keychain security code. So now I need to reset it. On the Mac in iCloud prefs I need to select the Option button in the table. Nothing happens. I know I am missing something somewhere. If I check iCloud Keychain in the table, I get the dialog dealing with the iPhone. But if I want to click that Options button, I have to interact with the iCloud Keychain item. And that gets me nowhere. What now? From E.T.'s Keyboard... Are We Alone in the Universe? ancient.ali...@icloud.com
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