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  1. Dallasguy

    Dallasguy Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Does anyone recommend any of the password manager/keepers that are on the market?

    I have over 75 passwords that I need to keep with me at all times. Blackberry's Password Keeper worked great and was really secure.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
     

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  2. cdmackay

    cdmackay Well-Known Member

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    I'm currently playing with B-folders, and keepassdroid. I like both. The former is more structured, but the fact that I can share the same DB on the PC means I will probably go with the latter.

    What I'd like most is something that I can use a shared DB, via cmdline access on my UNIX system, and also on the Android phone...
     
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    cdmackay Well-Known Member

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    I've just chatted to the B-Folders support, and they note that they will have Linux & Windows desktop apps, syncing with the Android one, within a few months.,
     
  5. DevinB

    DevinB Active Member

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    I use Password Vault, works pretty much the same as Blackberry's Password Keeper.
     
  6. cdmackay

    cdmackay Well-Known Member

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    looks capable, but the lack of desktop version makes it less attractive. I really don't want to have to reach for my phone, every time I need to lookup a pw when I'm sitting at the PC.

    Still, I supposed I might run the Android app in an emulator? interesting...
     
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    SuperBaby Well-Known Member

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    Password Keeper & Data Vault by CallPod

    I have been searching for a good password keeper app since I purchased my HTC Hero more than one month ago. I wanted to find something like Handy Safe (with desktop sync) - a password manager which I installed on my old Nokia N95. A desktop sync is important to me as I frequently need to check some passwords when using PC.

    I have actually tried many password keepers. The last one I used was Password Safe. None is satisfying. They either lack of import/export features or do not come with any desktop sync.

    Today, a saw a bookmark in my browser pointing to Password Keeper & Data Vault by CallPod. I bookmarked it quite a few weeks ago but did not really try it as the desktop software is not free.

    I decided to give it a shot. I paid $29.95 for the desktop app. The money was well-spent. I really love this program because:

    - It can sync two ways between the mobile and the desktop. To sync, you need to flip on a WiFi switch in Password Keeper Mobile. It will automatically assign and show an IP address. Key in this IP address in Password Keeper Desktop and start syncing. The sync was smooth and fast via WiFi.

    - The desktop version comes with powerful import/export features. You can import/export from/to both encrypted or non-encrypted text formats. Export to PDF format is also supported. Due to this, I have no problem converting the data file from Handy Safe (I have more than 100 records including bank/credit card accounts and web logins) to Microsoft Excel text format and later importing into Password Keeper Desktop.

    - For both the mobile and desktop, the interface is the most beautiful one I have seen so far (better than Handy Safe).

    - It supports multiple folders and I can categorize my records. E.g., "Bank Accounts", "Credit Cards" etc.

    - Add/Edit record interface comes with Save/Cancel buttons. Some apps do not have these buttons and changes are done even if you press the back button (causing accidental editing).

    - The "Additional Notes" area supports carriage returns and unlimited input. Even if you have a long text, you can clearly view this field. I have tried a couple of similar programs. They only show you 3 rows for the notes field.

    Highly recommended!!
     

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    Jeffruby Well-Known Member

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    trust me...from bb...have 50 passworded info.

    try OI safe.
    it is by far the best
    it allows you to backup file to your sd card.

    then you just need to plug phone into cpu...and copy the one file it makes to your desktop (bang) its backed up in 2 places.
     
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    russell5 Well-Known Member

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    Another vote for keepass droid.

    Desktop app also so its easy to put all the passwords in on pc then move database to phone.
     
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    MSU Well-Known Member

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    I have both OI safe and PW keeper to try out.
     
  11. stoggy

    stoggy Active Member

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    you could export the file to csv, and then gpg it. then use it from the command line or use zenity to push it the screen but with zenity the password will be in your ps list.
     
  12. cdmackay

    cdmackay Well-Known Member

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    thanks, bit fiddly though.

    for now, I'm doing well with keepassdroid, with both Linux and MacOS apps, too.

    Easy to ssh/scp the file back and forth via wifi... as long as I remember where the master copy is, of course...

    only downside is kpd is a bit slow to open the DB (even a small DB).

    thanks again.
     
  13. stevenlong

    stevenlong Well-Known Member

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    Take a look at SplashID

    Android Password Manager - SplashID

    Has a desk top app and two way sync. So it meets you minimum requirement.
    I've used it on several different devices and have no complaints.

    steve
     
  14. bhageman

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    I've tried LastPass and KeePass and neither one integrates with the browser which makes them virtually worthless. LastPass is the worst because they try to charge you $12 for a beta app.

    I'll wait for the next version of Google Chrome which will offer password sync'ing between devices integrated into the browser FOR FREE. Once that happens, this apps will, deservedly, be obsolete.
     

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