- Generate stronger passwords and store them
- One click form fill for shopping
- 256-Bit AES Encryption - same level of security used by banks and governments
#1 - Signing up
The process of joining Roboform couldn’t be simpler. All you need to do is download the software and create an account with your email address. It really is that simple. The email address will be needed to sync data between devices, should you need to.
The next step is choosing your master password, this isn’t stored anywhere within the programme nor the severs so bear this in mind and don’t forget it. Make sure that the master password is secure and not stored anywhere that is easy access either physically or online.
This initial process should only take a few moments of your time but keep in mind, the download speed will depend on your internet and computer. Give yourself plenty of time though and don’t do it in a rush, you’ll need to start completing the next steps to benefit from it.
Now all you have left to do is add your logins. This can be done in two ways, you can manually add the entries as you remember them or you can simply go about your business and let Roboform add them for you. An added bonus is that is Roboform can also import from CSV or another password manager, so if you are jumping ship from another company, the switch will be easy.
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#2 - Memberships
Roboform is free for one user with one device but it gives you unlimited logins and automatically fills in forms for you. This is perfect if you just want to use one device to do all your surfing on but if you need more devices, there are other options you can upgrade to.
The ‘Individual’ membership offers you the basic package and more, such as access on all devices (allowing you to sync the information to your phone as well), you can share logins securely and has support 24/7 if you need help. This membership costs $23.88 a year, that’s a measly $1.99 a month, a fantastic price! Imagine never having to type in or remember a password again for the price of a coffee. Sounds like music to my ears!
A family membership which saves you an absolute tonne of money. Unlike other password protection programs, Roboform has a great family solution. This option will give up to 5 users an “Everywhere” membership for just one yearly price of $47,75.Back to top ↑
#3 - Features
- Login to your favourite sites with just one click
- Automatic password recording records your entered passwords as you login, so you don’t have to input manually in the future
- Roboform can create strong and secure passwords for you and record them
- Search option – Many of us have hundreds of passwords but to make it easier to find them manually, Roboform allows you to search for them using its search tool
- An inbuilt security centre will score your existing passwords and tell you how secure they really are. If they fall short of their measure you can update them with new passwords Roboform generates for you.
- Roboform can also save your shipping and billing address, not more mass typing that in either!
- Keep your WI-FI code secret, especially from the kids if you don’t want them randomly logging in or from hackers. The last thing you want to do is leave it accessible on your phone as well.
- Back up makes sure your passwords are synced across your devices using a cloud service.
- A trusted contact can be given access in the event of an emergency.
#4 - Compatibility
Roboform is available for practically every platform and has built in support for each respective browser. It can be used on Mac, Windows, IOS and Android. If you are using browsers such as Firefox, Chrome or Opera, Roboform is compatible with many of the major browsers.
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