Once again I have fallen foul of the dreaded password curse!
When I started all this computer stuff I only had one password. I used It for everything. I was told that this was not a good idea so I changed it for some things....and there lay my downfall!
iTunes is a particularly black spot. Three times and your out! The dreaded words come up "You have failed to put in the correct password three times. You must now change it"
I do this then write it down. My dairies are full of changed passwords.
Google is good enough to tell me that I changed the current one back in January! This hint often gets me moving in the right direction....
I know the password system is to protect us and I am grateful for that but on my iPad I have an online banking app which asks for numbers. I have never got that wrong. Which is strange given my aversion to anything mathematical!
I know there are apps which are supposed to get the right word for you easily but I have never tried one of these...knowing how my brain works means I am reluctant to trust a bit of technology with arcane secrets!
The whole thing gets complicated by those communications saying that an account will be closed unless I give them all my details again as a security measure! I am savvy enough not to fall for that one but I have now got accounts on which I've changed the password so many times that I have to search through several,"safe" places before I find the right one.
The idea of storing them on my iPhone or iPad is attractive but ultimately dangerous!
I suppose it's the price we pay for the convenience of shopping or banking or blogging from home!
So be it!