Android

Initial setup

In this article: Welcome, Database setup, Password, Biometric login, Cloud sync, Autofill, Desktop app. 1. Welcome Start the app and go through the Welcome pages. 2. Database setup Choose to create a new database if you’ve never used SafeInCloud before. If you used SafeInCloud before, choose to restore your data from a cloud. Then configure the same cloud account as before. 3. Password Set and confirm a password for your new database. Choose a relatively complex password with ...

Basic usage

In this article: Samples, Labels, Search, Adding data, Templates, Settings. 1. Samples A newly created database contains a few example cards. Tap any card to open it. Tap any field to copy its content to the clipboard. Press the Pen button at the right-bottom corner to start editing the card. 2. Labels In the main app view (Card list) swipe from the left edge to the right to open the Side menu. Or you can press the Hamburger icon (3 horizontal stripes) at the top-left corner. You w...

Cloud synchronization

In this article: Setup, Cloud database, Synchronization times, Synchronization mechanism, Synchronization status, Passwords mismatch, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup Go to Settings > Cloud Sync. Here is a list of supported clouds: Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive. You should have an existing cloud account to proceed. Tip: There is also another option called Another cloud (via WebDAV). This option allows to connect Network-attached storages (NAS) and other clouds, which support the WebDAV proto...

Settings

In this article: Settings, Security, Preferences. 1. Settings To open the app’s settings, select Settings from the menu of the main view. They are: Cloud Sync – setup the data synchronization with your cloud and your other devices and computers (see Cloud synchronization (https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/106855-Cloud-synchronization)); Security – configure security settings like Auto-lock and Biometric login (see details below); Change Password – change your password (see Password (https...

Autofill in apps

In this article: Setup, Usage, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup Go to app’s Settings > Autofill and select Autofill in apps. Select SafeInCloud as Autofill service. Tip: You can also access this setting via the phone’s Settings app. 2. Usage Start an app that requires the authentication. Tap the login or password input field. You will see a popup with Unlock SafeInCloud item. Select it and unlock SafeInCloud. Tip: You can adjust how often to require the unlock via SafeInCloud Setting...

Autofill in Chrome

In this article: Setup, Usage, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup Go to app’s Settings > Autofill and select Autofill in Chrome. Enable SafeInCloud service in the phone’s Accessibility settings. Tip: You can also access this setting via the phone’s Settings app. SafeInCloud will ask you then for the Appear on top permission. This permission is required to show a popup with the autofill suggestions on top of Chrome browser. 2. Usage Open Chrome and navigate to some page that requires ...

Password

In this article: Setup, Enter password, Fast unlock, Change password, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup Initially you set your password during the database creation process. Choose a complex enough password. It should be at least 10 symbols long. It should contain small and capital letters, digits, and some special symbols. Use the password strength indicator to estimate the strength of your password. Attention! Remember your password. If you forget the password, you will not be able to restore i...

Biometrics: fingerprint, face unlock

In this article: Setup, Usage, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup Depending on your device model and Android version you can also unlock SafeInCloud using biometric methods like fingerprints, retina, or face recognition. Configure the Biometric login via the app’s Settings > Security > Authentication. You can choose between two Biometric methods: - Always use fingerprints; - Use a default biometric method selected in the system to unlock the phone (fingerprints, retina, or face recognition)...

Pro versions

In this article: Pro features, Individual Pro version, Family Pro version, Pro license transfer, Troubleshooting. 1. Pro features Most advanced and useful features of SafeInCloud have a professional (pro) status. These Pro features are: - Cloud synchronization - Biometric login - Fast unlock - Autofill in apps and browsers - Unlimited card storage - Password generator - Image and file attachments - Website icons for cards - Smartwatch integration You should have a Pro app version t...

Advanced usage

In this article: Copy to Notification panel, One-time passwords, Password generator, Password strength, Password history. 1. Copy to Notification panel To automatically fill logins and passwords, you can use Autofill in apps (https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/031093-Autofill-in-apps) and Autofill in Chrome (https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/272687-Autofill-in-Chrome). Unfortunately, not all apps and browsers support the autofill mechanisms yet. In this case you can manually copy data from SafeInCl...

Advanced usage, part 2

In this article: Card icons, Expiring cards, Templates, Archive cards, Card sharing, Multi-card operations. 1. Card icons Each card has an icon that visually distinguishes it from other records. To change this icon, open a card and tap the icon. Use website icon – The icon will be downloaded from a website, specified in this card. Note: This feature might not work for some websites, which do not provide a favicon. Select symbol/color – You can select the icon from a predefined set of v...

Smartwatch (Wear OS)

In this article: Setup, Add card, Smartwatch, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup First, you should have your Wear OS smartwatch connected to your phone. Note: Samsung watches are not supported at the moment, because they are based on Tizen OS, not on Wear OS by Google. Samsung watches support is planned for the future. Open the app’s Settings > Android Wear and enable Android Wear checkbox. Press PIN code and set 4-digit code to access data on your smartwatch. 2. Add card None of your ...

How to fix Autofill in Chrome

In this article: How to disable battery optimization to fix Autofill in Chrome 1. General info Autofill in Chrome might not work if your phone has an aggressive battery optimization. The phone kills SafeInCloud app after some period of time, which disables Autofill in Chrome. You should add SafeInCloud app as an exception for such optimization. See below how to do this on several flavors of Android OS. - Pure Android (#pure_android) - Samsung (#samsung) - Xiaomi (#xiaomi) - Hua...