Avast Passwords for Android and iOS: Getting started

How to set up Avast Passwords

This article describes configuration of Avast Passwords on mobile devices. If you want to configure Avast Passwords installed on computers with Avast Antivirus, please read the following article:

  1. Tap the Avast Passwords icon to open the app, and read the intro.
  2. Create a Master Password and confirm it on the next screen. Select either a plain text password or a 4-digit password.
  3. Depending on your device settings, a message appears about Touch ID activation.
  4. Set up synchronization and backup. Log in to your Avast Account by selecting a login option... ...and authorize your device with one of the following options:
    • If this is the first device you are synchronizing, a Passwords synchronization group is created and a backup is stored. The password for this backup is the same as the Main Password for the device (the first device added to the group).
    • If you are adding this device to an existing synchronization group for Passwords, you must authorize it on a device which is already authorized: Confirm the authorization message which appears on your previously authorized Android, PC, or iOS device.
    If you skip this authorization step, your passwords on this device are not synchronized with your other devices until you authorize this device. To authorize it and enable synchronization, please read the following article:
  5. Tap Allow if you want to receive notifications. Tap OK on the next screen to confirm changes.
  1. Tap the Avast Passwords icon to open the app, and read the intro.
  2. Create a Master Password and confirm it on the next screen. Select either a plain text password or a 4-digit password.
  3. Set up synchronization and backup. Log in to your Avast Account by selecting a login option... ...and authorize your device with one of the following options:
    • If this is the first device you are synchronizing, a Passwords synchronization group is created and a backup is stored. The password for this backup is the same as the Main Password for the device (the first device added to the group).
    • If you are adding this device to an existing synchronization group for Passwords, you must authorize it on a device which is already authorized: Confirm the authorization message which appears on your previously authorized Android, PC, or iOS device.
    If you skip this authorization step, your passwords on this device are not synchronized with your other devices until you authorize this device. To authorize it and enable synchronization, please read the following article:
  4. Enable the autofill feature. Tap Go to accessibility, then tap View accessibility settings... ...and you are redirected to Android Settings. Tap Avast Passwords, and on the next screen slide the switch to enable the permission. Then tap OK to confirm.
  5. These steps can differ slightly depending on the Android version.
  6. Go back to the app, and tap Done to confirm changes.
  • Avast Passwords
  • Android 4.1 and later
  • iOS 8 and later

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