Avast Passwords: Restoring a backup of the Passwords data

How to restore a backup

Synchronization enables you to use your Passwords on all of your devices and creates a backup of your password data. If you no longer have access to any of the previously synchronized devices that can authorize your new device, restore a backup of your password data by following these steps:

If you uninstalled Passwords install it again and configure a new vault before you proceed.
  1. Locate the message from Avast Software with the subject Your backup identity, in the email account that you used for logging into Avast Account to enable synchronization. Click the Restore link in the email.
  2. Click Open Avast Antivirus in the dialog that appears.
  3. Click Start now on the Avast screen.
  4. Log in to your Avast Account if prompted. By proceeding you agree with the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.
  5. Type the Master Password for your current PC and click OK.
  6. Type the Master Password for your first device of the previously synchronized devices and click Confirm.
  7. Access is restored to the saved data. Click Close to complete the backup restoration process.
  1. Locate the message from Avast Software with the subject Your backup identity, in the email account that you used for logging into Avast Account to enable synchronization. Click the Restore link in the email.
  2. Click Allow in the dialog that appears.
  3. Click Start now on the Avast screen.
  4. Log in to your Avast Account if prompted. By proceeding you agree with the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.
  5. Type the Master Password for the current device and click Unlock.
  6. Type the Master Password for your first device of the previously synchronized devices and click Confirm.
  7. Access is restored to the saved data. Click Close to complete the backup restoration process.
  1. Locate the message from Avast Software with the subject Your backup identity, in the email account that you used for logging into Avast Account to enable synchronization. Tap the Restore link in the email.
  2. Tap Open in the dialog that appears.
  3. Type the Master Password for the current iOS device if prompted.
  4. Tap Start now on the Avast screen.
  5. Log in to your Avast Account if prompted. By proceeding, you agree with the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.
  6. Type the Master Password for your first device of the previously synchronized devices.
  7. Access is restored to the saved data. Tap Open vault.
  1. Locate the message from Avast Software with the subject Your backup identity, in the email account that you used for logging into Avast Account to enable synchronization. Tap the Restore link in the email.
  2. Type the Master Password for the current Android device if prompted.
  3. Tap Start now on the Avast screen.
  4. Enter your Avast Account credentials if prompted. By proceeding, you agree with the End User License Agreement and Privacy Policy.
  5. Enter the Master Password for your first device of the previously synchronized devices and tap Unlock.
  6. Access is restored to the saved data. Tap Open vault.

Your previously synchronized Passwords data appears on the main Passwords screen.

  • Avast Passwords
     
  • 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
     
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.12.x (Sierra)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.11.x (El Capitan)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.10.x (Yosemite)
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.9.x (Mavericks)
     
  • Android 4.1 and higher
     
  • iOS 8 and higher

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