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Importing passwords

The import modules allow you to import your passwords to LockPass. There are several import formats available to you. if your passwords are stored on your browsers use the Chrome, Edge or Firefox import formats. If you migrate your organisation's passwords from another software company, use the correspondinhg import module.


Overview

  1. How to import your usernames saved to your web browser?
  2. How to import passwords from a CSV file?
  3. How to import data from other software?

Importing from browsers#

LockSelf can import passwords saved to Chrome, Edge browsers with complete ease. Whatever the browser used, the first thing to do is export your passwords saved to the browser.

If your passwords are saved to other browsers, try to export them in .csv format then adapt this file to the default import format.

Importing from Chrome#

  • Step 2: Importing your data to LockSelf
  • Step 3: Deleting your data from Chrome

Importing from Microsoft Edge#

  • Step 1: Exporting your data from Edge
  • Step 2: Importing your data to LockSelf
  • Step 3: Deleting your data from Edge

Importing from Firefox#

  • Step 2: Importing your data to LockSelf
  • Step 3: Deleting your data from Firefox

Importing from a CSV file#

You can import your passwords to LockPass using a CSV file. This option will be of use for you if you import your passwords from a personal file (Excel file, Word document) or if you use a password manager for which LockPass offers no import module.

To see how your CSV file needs be set up, click here to download a template to thich you can add your username information before importing it into LockPass.

As an example lines 2 & 3 have been completed with example data. Replace this sample data with real username details.

Step 1: properly condult your Excel file

All of the fields must appear in the first line of your file:

Name;Url;Username;Password;Category/SubCategory;Tags;Description;Opt1;Opt2;Opt3

The fields 'Name;Url;Username;Password;Category/SubCategory' are mandatory:

  • Name: name corrsponding to the username
  • Username: your username or email address for this acccount
  • Password: your password for this account
  • Category/SubCategory: categorize under which you would like to categorize the username

The fields 'Tags;Description;Opt1;Opt2;Opt3' are optional (can be left empty):

  • Tags: name corresponding to the username
  • Description: your username or email address for this account
  • Opt1: your email for this account
  • Opt2: categorie under whuich you would like to categorize the username
  • Opt3: categoriy under which you would like to categorize the username

This is what your CSV file should looklike in Excel:

Ensure that you properly save your file in the format 'CSV (seperator: semicolon) (.csv)`

Step 2: import your file to LockSelf

In order to import your file, open LockSelf and access Parametres > Import passwords > Default.

Then select Import a File and then your file.

Importing from third party software#

Importing from KeePass: method 1#

The following data can be imported to LockPass from KeePass : Account,Login Name,Password,Web Site,Comments.

Step 1: Exporting your data from KeePass

If using KeePass in Windows, click on File → Export, then select CSV.

In KeePass, select and a location and file name, then click on Save. On the following page, click on OK.

Step 2: importing your file in LockSelf

In order to import your file, open LockSelf and access Parameters > Import passwords > KeePass.

Select then Import a file then your file.

Importing from KeePass: method 2#

The following data can be imported to LockPass from KeePass: Account,Login Name,Password,Web Site,Comments.

Step 1: Exporting your data from KeePass

If using KeePass in Windows, click on File → Export.

Select KeePass CSV (1.x). In KeePass, click on the save icon situated at the bottom of the window, then select the location where the file is to be saved (e.g. your desktop).

Select Save and click on OK to confirm.

Step 2: importing your file to LockSelf

In order to import your file, open LockSelf and access Parameters > Import passwords > KeePass.

Select followed by Import a file then your file.

Importing from Keepass XC#

The following data can be imported to LockPass from KeePass : "Group","Title","Username","Password","URL","Notes","TOTP","Icon","Last Modified","Created".

Step 1: Exporting your data from KeePass

If using KeePass XC, click on File → Export.

An initial window opens asking you to continue. Click on Yes.

Select your destination folder and click on save to confirm.

Step 2: importing your file to LockSelf

In order to import your file, open LockSelf and access Parametres > Import passwords > KeePass XC.

Then select Import a file then your file.

Import from Dashlane#

he following data can be imported to LockPass from KeePass: Name;Url;Username;Password;Category/SubCategory;Tags;Description;Opt1;Opt2;Opt3.

Step 1: Exporting your data from Dashlane

  1. Launch the Dashlane application and connect to your account.
  2. Select File > Expor > Secure Dashlane archive in the top menu (or press ⌘ + ⇧ + S on Mac OS X)
  1. Enter your master password (if necessary)
  1. Save the file to your computer

Step 2 : importing your file to LockSelf

In order to import your file, open LockSelf and access Parametres > Import passwords > Dashlane.

Select then import a file then your file.

Import from LastPass#

he following data can be imported to LockPass from LastPass : URL, username, password, extra, name, grouping, fav.

Step 1: Exporting your data from LastPass

In your browser, cliquez on the LastPass extension icon in the tool bar. In the menu, select More options → advanced Parametress → Export → LastPass CSV File.

Select a location as well as a name for the .csv file, then click on Save.

Ensure not to delete the .csv extension when renaming the file. If necessary, copy and paste the entire text to a text editor. Then, save the file in .csv format.

Step 2: importing your file to LockSelf

To import your file, open LockSelf and access Parametres > Import passwords > LastPass.

Select then Import file, then your file.