This section deals with the security settings of Enpass.
Change Master Password¶
- To change your master password, open Security settings and tap on Change Master Password > Enter Master Password > Enter New Password > Confirm New Password > Done.
If you have enabled sync, the new master password will be updated to the cloud during next sync operation. Also, other devices syncing with that cloud will ask for this new password.
Autolocking protects your data from unauthorized access by locking the Enpass keychain, even when your device’s privacy has been compromised. The following settings can control the whole behavior of autolocking:
Lock when main window is closed¶
When you close the Enpass window by clicking the
X (cross) icon, Enpass will be locked in the background.
Lock when system sleeps¶
When the computer goes to sleep mode, Enpass will be locked automatically.
Lock when Enpass is idle¶
Enpass will be locked automatically once Enpass is inactive for the entered number of minutes.
Lock when System is idle¶
When the computer is inactive for the entered number of minutes, Enpass will be locked.
When enabled, you can unlock Enpass without having to type the master password every time the app locks. You can use a PIN or biometrics to setup Quick Unlock in Enpass.
On Windows, you can use Windows Hello or a PIN to quickly unlock Enpass. To enable Windows Hello, select the Windows Hello option and you’ll be required to confirm the Windows Hello PIN or the biometrics.
Similar to Windows, you can use Touch-ID or a PIN to quickly unlock Enpass on the Mac system. Select the Touch-ID option to enable Quick Unlock in Enpass.
Unlock with Apple Watch¶
You can use Apple Watch to unlock Enpass on macOS devices using following steps:
Select the checkbox “Unlock with Apple Watch” and its done.
If you haven’t set up and configured Apple Watch with your macOS device, you can do it using
- Open Enpass > Security > Touch Id > click on Setup Apple Watch button. This will take you to the System Preferences.
- Now select the checkbox for Use your Apple Watch to unlock apps and your Mac (if its unchecked.)
- Once done navigate back to Enpass, Settings > Security > Touch ID and follow Step 1.
Quick Unlock using PIN¶
The master password is set as the default authentication requirement. You can however, use a PIN which is at least 4 characters long to quickly unlock Enpass on any desktop.
Once enabled, you’ll be asked to enter the PIN to unlock the app every time. Although, after 3 unsuccessful attempts, you have to enter the master password again to open the app.
- Tap Change PIN button, enter the new PIN and confirm it. Tap on done, and this will change your PIN.
When you copy any data from Enpass, it gets stored on your device’s clipboard. You can choose when to clear this data from the clipboard. By default, it is set to After 30 seconds.
Display section has one setting related to display of password fields.
By default, it is checked, and all sensitive fields are concealed by bullets.