Windows & Mac

Initial setup

In this article: Welcome, Database setup, Password, Biometric login, Cloud sync, Autofill, Desktop app. 1. Database setup Start the app and 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. 2. Password Set and confirm a password for your new database. Choose a relatively complex password with letters and digits in it. Remember your pass...

Basic usage

In this article: Samples, Labels, Search, Adding data, Templates, Options. 1. Samples A newly created database contains a few example cards. Tap any card to view it. Tap any field in the card details to copy its content to the clipboard. Press the Pen button at the right-bottom corner to start editing the card. 2. Labels You can see the list of labels on the left side of the app. Labels are kind of tags. You can assign any number of them to a card. Then you can filter all cards b...

Import passwords

In this article: How to import data from another password manager. To import your passwords from another password manager (1Password, LastPass, Dashlane, Keepass and many others) you should use SafeInCloud desktop app for Windows or Mac. Note: It’s not possible to import passwords using the mobile app. Usage Start the desktop app and select File > Import... in the menu. Select a desired password manager from the list. Then follow the provided export instructions specific to this pa...

Cloud synchronization

In this article: Setup, Cloud database, Synchronization times, Synchronization mechanism, Synchronization status, Passwords mismatch, Troubleshooting 1. Setup Open the Cloud Sync tab in the app’s Options (Preferences on Mac). 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 clou...

User interface

In this article: Toolbar, Menu 1. Toolbar Add card - create a new card Add note - create a new note Add label - create a new label Delete - delete selected item Lock - lock the app, an authorization will be required to open the data Sync - make immediate synchronization with a cloud Generator - open password generator Options - open the app’s settings Above all - pin app above all open windows 2. Menu File Add card – create a new card Add note – create a new note Add temp...

Settings

In this article: Cloud sync, Security, Preferences, Autofill, Updates. 1. Cloud sync Setup the data synchronization with your cloud and your other devices and computers (see Cloud synchronization (https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/401339-Cloud-synchronization)) 2. Security Locks Lock if computer locked – lock the app, when you signing off from your Windows account Lock if window closed – lock the app, when its windows are closed, but still active in tray Lock in background – lock th...

Autofill

In this article: Setup, Usage, Troubleshooting. 1. Setup You can configure autofill in browsers by installing the SafeInCloud extension. Read the how to set up browser extension in the following article: https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/892325-Initial-setup 2. Usage Read the how to use browser extension in the following article: https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/383826-Basic-usage Tip: Some websites do not support the autofill mechanism yet. Their respective developers should implement...

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...

Advanced usage

In this article: Copy to clipboard, One-time passwords, Password generator, Password strength, Password history. 1. Copy to clipboard To automatically fill logins and passwords, you can use the browser extension. Read the how to use it in the following article: https://safeincloud.ladesk.com/383826-Basic-usage. Unfortunately, not all resources support the autofill mechanisms yet. In this case, you can manually copy data from SafeInCloud to the clipboard and paste it into apps. There is a...

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...

Premium

In this article: What is Premium in SafeInCloud app for Windows and Mac. SafeInCloud app for Windows and Mac is free. You can use all the Pro features free of charge: - Cloud synchronization - Fast unlock - Autofill in browsers - Unlimited card storage - Password generator - Image and file attachments - Website icons for cards However, some Premium features, such as Login with Windows Hello on Windows 10 or Login with Touch ID on macOS, require an additional one-time payment – a Premiu...

Download

In the article: Standard and alternative download options of SafeInCloud desktop app. Standard options For Windows 10 https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9NLXL1B6J7LW Note: There is no technical possibility to install SafeInCloud for Windows 10 any other way except from the Microsoft Store. If you don’t have the Microsoft Store on your Windows 10, install the version for Windows 7 from the link below. For Windows 7 & 8 https://www.safe-in-cloud.com/download/SafeInCloud_Setup.msi For M...

Upgrade Windows app

In this article: How to upgrade your Windows 7 app version to Windows 10. SafeInCloud app version for Windows 10 has a number of features, which are missing in SafeInCloud for Windows 7. For example, Login with Windows Hello that authenticates a user via PIN, fingerprint, or face. Tip: You can check what version of the app you currently have via Help > About in the menu. To upgrade your app version: - Uninstall your current version of SafeInCloud for Windows 7 via Control Panel > Progr...

Local database location

In this article: Where the local database is located on your PC or Mac. You can access the local copy of SafeInCloud database at the locations listed below. All these locations are hidden from a user by default. First, enable the display of hidden files and folders on your computer (this depends on your OS version – search with Google for instructions). Replace USERNAME with your actual username. Windows 7/8 C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Local\SafeInCloud\SafeInCloud.db Windows 10 If you...