How to delete a passkey on Apple, Windows and Android
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How to delete a passkey on Apple, Windows and Android

The guide explains step by step how to remove stored passkeys from your Apple, Windows and Android devices.

How to delete a passkey on Apple, Windows and Android

The following guide shows how to delete passkeys on iOS, macOS, Windows and Android.

Where passkeys are stored

For Apple users, they are saved to their personal Apple iCloud Keychain. If you use Windows, they are stored While Apple users can remove their passkey right there, Windows users have to search a bit. Surprisingly, it is not possible to delete passkeys yet on Android.

In order to make the search a bit easier on all devices, we have created a guide below on how to delete created passkeys.

Disclaimer: This article is as of December 8, 2022. If functions change in the future, we will update the article accordingly.

Apple: Remove passkeys from your iOS or macOS device and iCloud Keychain

Currently, you can only get rid of your passkeys if you use a MacBook or iMac with macOS Ventura 13 or iOS 16 on your iPhone.

1.     Go to “System Settings” on your MacBook or iMac

2.    Click “Passwords” in the sidebar

Apple macOS Delete Passkeys Sidebar

3.    Enter your Touch ID or personal password

4.    Click the info button next to the passkey you want to delete

Apple macOS Delete Passkeys Info Button

5.    Click "Edit"

Apple macOS Delete Passkeys Edit

6.    Click “Delete Passkey”

Apple macOS Delete Passkeys Delete

7.     Click “Delete Passkey” in the pop-up window

Apple macOS Delete Passkeys Popup

If you own another Apple device, this passkey will be deleted there as well.  

Microsoft: Remove passkeys from your Windows device and Windows Hello

Currently, passkeys can only be deleted if you have Windows 11 (e.g., Home Build version 10.0.22521) installed and use Chrome browser version 108+.  

1.     Go to “Settings” in Chrome

Windows Delete Passkeys Settings

2.    Search for “passkey” in the search bar and click on “Password Manager”

Windows Delete Passkeys Password Manager

3.    Click on “Manage passkeys”

Windows Delete Passkeys Manage Passkeys

4.    Click on the dots next to the passkey you want to delete

5.    Click "Delete"

Windows Delete Passkeys Button

Android: Remove passkeys from your Android device and Google Password Manager

Currently, the only way to delete your passkey is if you have Windows 11 (e.g., Home Build version 10.0.22521) installed and use Chrome browser version 108+.  

1.     Go to “Settings” in Chrome

Google Android Delete Passkeys Settings

2.     Click on “Password Manager” in Chrome setting

Google Android Delete Passkeys Password Manager

3.     Search for the website where you want to delete the passkey for, e.g. "corbado.com" and click on the relevant entry

Google Android Delete Passkeys Accounts

4.     All stored passkeys for this website are displayed (currently in native OS language, thus German). You can edit (Bearbeiten) and delete (Löschen) the passkey.

Google Android Delete Passkeys List

5.     If you decided to delete the passkey in the previous step, you need to confirm the deletion (Löschen). Afterwards the passkeys is deleted (but not your account).

Google Android Delete Passkeys Prompt

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