Here I listed 5 best password manager apps for Android devices 2016. The password manager is software which helps to organize and store passwords. It stores passwords usually in an encrypted manner and requires the user to create secure password called master password which gives access to the user to the entire password database. There are two types of password manager i.e. offline managers which stores password on the user’s computer and online which store data in the provider’s cloud. These apps have other features which include password generation and form filling. The password manager was install as browser plug-in which handles password capture and replay.
Thus when one logs insecure site, it lets you save credentials, and when the one you revisit the same location, it will offer to fill those credentials automatically. And it has unique feature i.e. if you have saved multiple logins for the same site, then the password manager will provide various options for login. Some password managers also detect password change events and offer you to update existing record. And in a case of form filling it sometimes immediately fill all recognized fields, and sometimes it waits for you to click in the field, and then pop up values and ask you to select. Following are some example of password managers.
DashLane is most popular because of its interface which is easy and sharp to use and has form auto-fill, easy auto-login, simple security and logging of orders and purchases from online shops. It supports two-factor authentication, lets you share passwords with your emergency contacts in case you are not able to access your accounts, and one can change multiple passwords on the number of websites just in few clicks.
It also notifies you if the site you have an account was a hack. Its built-in password changer lets you reset the password to unique, new, and strong one without leaving interface. The digital wallet and purchase tracking features allow you to search all your orders at one place and make it easy to shop online. It gives you the option to store passwords locally encrypted vault or to sync access them on the web. It supports OSX, Windows, iOS and Android and has plugins for Safari, Chrome, and Internet Explorer. Download DashLane App
LastPass lets you store passwords locally on one device, sync with other devices and computers and either online. It also remembers passwords, so one doesn’t have to and even automatically change a password if a service you are using is compromised or hacked. It supports two-factor authentication for password vault using Google Authenticator.
It has some other features such as document storage, secure password, credit monitoring and notifies when the site has hacked in which you have an account, auto-filling of forms and streamlined options for online shopping. It supports OS X, Windows, Android, Linux, Windows Phone, iOS Blackberry and plugins for Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, and Safari. Download LastPass App
KeePass is free and open source security product. The passwords are stored in an encrypted database on your system and are uploaded or synced anywhere unless one wants to take them to a different machine. It has password generator which helps to change passwords and make it vigorous and unique. You can configure passwords database with multiple keys. Thus you can share access with privileged users, and you can export it in plain text for importing it elsewhere.
It has some tools and third-party plugins which extend its functionality to more platforms, devices, and browsers. It has auto-type functionality. It officially supports multi- platform devices that include smartphones running OS X, Windows, iOS, Linux, and Android. Download KeePass App
1Password offers secure and robust password manager. 1Password comes with secure password generator which lets you pick strong passwords while you change them, a digital wallet for payment info and bank accounts.
1Password allows you to store password locally only or use for all other devices by syncing encrypted vault through iCloud, Dropbox, Wi-Fi. The passwords are shared with among authorized users by setting up emergency contacts. 1Password supports Android, Windows, iOS and OS X and plugins for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Opera. Download 1Password App
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RoboForm has been a great tool for a password manager and form autofill on the web. It lets you keep your data and passwords local and encrypted or syncing it to the internet or other devices. It has multiple identities options, so one can autofill information on form based on different address, users or any combination of your choose. It has both offline and online password management options.
It has bookmarking features which help to keep track of your favorite sites. It supports OS X, iOS, Android, Linux and Windows Phone with plugins for Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera.
There are some other password managers along with mentioned above, so try any of these and save yourself from remembering the number of passwords. Download RoboForm App