How to Synchronizing Avast Passwords data across for Mac

To produce being able to view your internet accounts simpler, synchronize the data stored in Avast Passwords across all of your devices utilizing your Avast Account. Prior to starting, ensure Avast Passwords is an element of all the devices you have to synchronize your Passwords data with :

» Synchronize the first device,

» Synchronize subsequent devices,

» Turn off synchronization,

» Self-authorize your device.

Follow these steps to Synchronizing Avast Passwords data across for Mac :

Synchronize the first device

If Avast Passwords is already configured on your Mac, follow these steps to synchronize it:

1. In the Avast Passwords user interface, click the synchronization bar, select the Sync & Backup tab, then click Create or connect account.

2. Log into your Avast Account using your existing credentials, or create a new account by clicking Register.

A confirmation seems. If the system is the very first device you need to synchronize, no further actions are needed. Your device begins synchronizing your Avast Passwords data immediately.

Following the first system is synchronized, you will get an e-mail confirmation (within the email account registered for your Avast Account) using the subject line Your backup identity. This email contains instructions for restoring a backup of the Avast Passwords. To authorize Avast Passwords synchronization with further devices, you should use the recently synchronized device.

Notes

The password for accessing and restoring the backup is the same as the Master Password for the current device (the first synchronized device).

Synchronize subsequent devices

If Avast Passwords is already configured on your Mac, but you skipped synchronization and authorization, follow these steps:

1. In the Avast Passwords user interface, click the synchronization bar, select the Sync & Backup tab, then click Create or connect account.

2. Log into your Avast Account using your existing credentials.

Notes

To synchronize your data with an existing synchronization group, ensure you are logged into the same Avast Account.

A notification containing a code appears on the current device while a request with the same code appears on your already authorized devices.

3. To authorize the new device, accept the request on one of your previously authorized devices:

  • Windows: click the confirmation button in the dialog that appears.

  • macOS: click the synchronization bar, select the Sync & Backup tab, then click Approve next to the Pending device.

  • Android: click the notification on the status bar to open Avast Passwords, then click Activate.

  • iOS: click the notification on the status bar to open Avast Passwords, then click Activate.

After you authorize the device on one of your already authorized devices, your device begins synchronizing your Avast Passwords data.

Turn off synchronization

You can remove one or more devices from a synchronization group at any time by turning off synchronization.

Important :

When you turn off synchronization for one of your devices, all Avast Passwords data, including locally stored passwords, is completely removed from the device.

Notes

You can regain access to a synchronization group in the following ways:

  • If the group contains one or more of your other devices, you can add the device again.

  • If the group no longer contains any of your devices, you can restore a backup of the data.

1. In the Avast Passwords user interface, click the synchronization bar, select the Sync & Backup tab, then click Remove next to the device you want to unsynchronize.

2. Click De-authorize to confirm.

The device is no longer part of the synchronization group and cannot access any data stored in Avast Passwords.

Self-authorize your device

If you do not have access to any of your previously synchronized devices and are therefore unable to authorize synchronization with a new device, restore a backup of your Avast Passwords data to self-authorize your device. For more information read the following article:

» Restoring your Avast Passwords data using a backup