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  1. gilbequick

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    Are there any apps out there that will automatically enter usernames and passwords when a given web page is loaded up?

    I use an password protected wifi channel at work and every time I turn off my phone and turn it back on I have to re-log in. It drives me nuts doing it 10 times a day. I'd love something that will automatically enter the username and password when the given page pops up.
     

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    I thought the Browser already has this ability? Are you able to have a browser from a laptop remember the passwords?

    Sometimes when a website has a username and password field they will "name" them non-standard names in the code as a security precaution. This also has the unfortunate side effect of making it impossible for browsers to "notice" the password field for you.

    Anyways, I like KeePass as a general password manager, many people seem to like LastPass also, there are a few others but I'm not sure what level of browser integration they have.
     
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    When I go to get on the wifi a web page will pop up with the disclaimer, then you need to enter username and password...just like you do in a hotel. My browser will remember passwords that have the "remember password" or "stay logged in" check box checked, but not if there isn't a check box.
     
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    You may want to check in your browser under [Menu] > [more] > [Settings] > Remember Passwords[ ] and see if that is checked (assuming you are using the default browser).

    You can also try Firefox which can do the same.

    Either way if this is a password box on a website there may not be a simple solution for you. :(

    For one, a lot of the password managers integrate with the browsers well on a desktop/laptop but I don't know if any integrate on Android.

    The other problem is that the company may use the "name change" trick for the password field in the code as I mentioned above and even a desktop computer would have trouble "remembering" what to put there. Unfortunately there's nothing you can do if this is the case. It's a security feature but has that unfortunate side effect.

    Anyways, here's an old post where people gave their opinions on password manager apps:

    http://androidforums.com/android-applications/15701-best-password-manager-app.html
     
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    Good onformation, thank you much.
     

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