Avast Passwords: Enabling and using One Touch Login

How to set up and use the One Touch Login feature

One Touch Login enables you to use your Android or iOS device to access and use Avast Passwords on your Windows PC without entering your Master Password each time.

One Touch Login is only available as a paid feature of Passwords. If you do not already have Passwords Premium, read the following article:

Refer to the following sections for instructions to set up and use this feature:

Enable One Touch Login on your PC and pair it with your mobile device

Before you enable One Touch Login, ensure you have completed the initial configuration of Passwords on your PC. Then, follow these steps:

  1. In the Avast Antivirus user interface, go to Settings → Passwords and click Turn on in the One Touch Login section.
  2. Click Start now.
  3. Log into your Avast Account, if prompted.
  4. Click OK, I'm ready. A QR code appears. You will need to scan this QR code with your mobile device during a later step.
  5. Download Avast Passwords on your mobile device:
  6. Open Passwords on your device, and follow the relevant steps:
      1. Go to Settings and tap One Touch Login.
      2. Tap Scan QR code.
      3. Tap OK to grant Passwords access to your device camera, then use it to scan the QR code on your PC.
      4. When a confirmation message appears on your device screen, tap Done to finish the process.
      1. Go to Settings and tap One Touch Login pairing.
      2. Tap Pair to start the process, then scan the QR code on your PC using your device camera.
      3. When a confirmation message appears on your device screen, tap Done to finish the process.

Once your PC and mobile device are paired, you can unlock Passwords on your PC by using your paired mobile device instead of typing your Master Password.

Log into Passwords on your PC using One Touch Login

After you have enabled One Touch Login on your PC and paired it with a mobile device, you can use your device to log into and use Passwords on your PC instead of typing your Master Password.

Follow these steps:

  1. Open the Passwords login screen on your PC. You are given the option to type your Master Password or refer to the notification that automatically pops up on your paired mobile device.
  2. Follow the relevant step to unlock Passwords using your device:

    Tap the notification to open the Passwords screen, then tap Allow.

    Tap Unlock on the notification, or tap the notification to open the app, then tap Unlock on the Passwords screen.

Passwords is unlocked on your PC.

  • Avast Passwords Premium

  • Avast Premier 17.x
  • Avast Internet Security 17.x
  • Avast Pro Antivirus 17.x
  • Avast Free Antivirus 17.x
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Home / Pro / Enterprise / Education
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 / Pro /Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 8 / Pro / Enterprise
  • Microsoft Windows 7 Home Basic / Home Premium / Professional / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic / Home Premium / Business / Enterprise / Ultimate
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home / Professional / Media Center Edition

  • Android 4.1 and higher

  • iOS 8 and higher

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