1. How KeyReel works
1.1. KeyReel Structure
1.2. Why pairing is needed
1.3. How the browser extension detects login passwords
1.4. How credentials are requested and authorized
1.5. How the extension saves credentials
1.6. Multi-factor authorization
1.7. Default vibration and sound notification
1.8. Why KeyReel saves passwords automatically
1.9. Saving passwords from registration forms
1.10. Where passwords are stored and how they are transferred
1.11. How data is encrypted
1.12. How backups are stored
1.13. How The Secure Clipboard-Sharing Feature Works
2. How to Use KeyReel
2.1. Installing KeyReel
2.1.1. Installation and initial setup of the KeyReel Password Vault on your iPhone
2.1.2. Installation and initial setup of KeyReel Bluetooth Connector on your Mac
2.1.3. Installation of KeyReel browser extensions
18.104.22.168. Installation of the KeyReel Safari Extension
22.214.171.124. Installation of the KeyReel Chrome Extension
2.2. How to enable Bluetooth
2.2.1. How to enable Bluetooth on your Mac
2.2.2. How to enable Bluetooth on your iPhone
126.96.36.199. Using iOS Control Center
188.8.131.52. Using iOS Settings
2.3. How to pair
2.4. How to unpair
2.5. How to import credentials
2.5.1. How to export from other password managers
2.5.2. How to import into KeyReel
184.108.40.206. On Mac
220.127.116.11. On Windows
18.104.22.168. On Android (Experimental)
2.6. How to setup auto-backup of the Password Vault
2.7. How to restore credentials from saved backup
2.8. How to save backup manually
2.9. How to save passwords from login and registration forms
2.10. How to insert credentials
2.10.1. Insertion of credentials on you Mac
22.214.171.124. Autofill login forms in an internet browser
126.96.36.199. Manual insertion of a login or password into any text field in a browser
188.8.131.52. Manual insertion of a username/password into Mac apps
2.10.2. Insertion credentials on your iPhone
184.108.40.206. Using Autofill feature on iPhone
220.127.116.11. Manual insertion of a username/password into the app on the same iPhone
2.11. How to update a password
2.12. How to view a password on your phone
2.13. How to enable additional security for a selected account
2.14. How to enter and save credentials manually
2.14.1. In the KeyReel browser extension menu
2.14.2. In the KeyReel Mac App’s menu
2.14.3. In the KeyReel Phone App
2.15. How to disable KeyReel Extension on Heavy-Loading Sites or Pages
2.16. How to edit credentials on the phone
2.17. How to delete a credentials record from your phone
2.18. How to use both Touch ID and PIN Code to protect the KeyReel Password Vault
2.19. How to disable/enable sound and/or vibration notification in KeyReel iOS App
2.20. How to change unlock method in the KeyReel iOS App
2.21. How to change Pin Code in KeyReel iOS App
2.22. How to send feedback or bug reports to the KeyReel Team
2.22.1. How to send feedback from your Mac
2.22.2. How to send KeyReel’s logs from your Mac
2.22.3. How to send a bug report with logs from your iPhone
2.23. How to export credentials
2.23.1. to KeyReel JSON-file
2.23.2. to LastPass CSV-file
2.24. How to uninstall
2.24.1. How to uninstall KeyReel App from iPhone
2.24.2. How to uninstall KeyReel App from Mac
2.24.3. How to uninstall KeyReel browser extension from Safari
2.24.4. How to uninstall the KeyReel browser extension from Chrome
3. FAQ/ Troubleshooting
3.1. Why is KeyReel better than other password managers?
3.2. Do my Mac and iPhone support KeyReel?
3.3. What to do if I lost/changed my phone
3.4. Password is not auto-filled, what do I do?
3.5. Credentials were not auto-saved after clicking “Login” or “Register” buttons. What should I do?
3.6. What sites are supported?
3.7. Does KeyReel send passwords to its own servers?
3.8. Can I auto-login to sites on Mac without an iPhone?
3.9. Pairing is failing, what should I do?
3.10. What if the extension has an exclamation mark in the icon?
3.10.1. Error “Cannot access KeyReel MacOS app”
3.10.2. Error “Safari (or Chrome) extension is not properly installed”
3.11. What if the Mac App has an exclamation mark in the icon?
3.11.1. Error “Bluetooth is turned off”
3.11.2. Error “Not paired with a phone”
3.11.3. Error “KeyReel is not running on iPhone”
3.12. What if the KeyReel iPhone App shows an error message?
3.12.1. Error “Bluetooth disabled”
3.12.2. Error “Bluetooth unauthorized”
3.12.3. Error “Notifications unauthorized”
3.13. How to authorize KeyReel in your iPhone to use Bluetooth
3.14. How to enable KeyReel Notifications in your iPhone
3.15. Can the government request my passwords from KeyReel?
3.16. Why does KeyReel use its own PIN Code and not the iPhone PIN Code?
3.17. Why is the PIN code six digits long?
3.18. How do I get support for my technical issue?
3.19. I forgot my PIN code. How can I restore it?
3.20. I forgot my backup password. How do I change it?
3.21. I forgot both PIN code and backup password. Can I restore passwords?
3.22. How to use a single password on more than one site?
3.23. How to store and insert WiFi passwords using KeyReel
3.24. What are the “block/unblock” items in the KeyReel browser extension menu used for?
3.25. How to save credit card information in KeyReel?
3.26. Are there vulnerabilities in KeyReel?
3.27. What’s next: KeyReel’s roadmap
How to Use KeyReel
How to change unlock method in the KeyReel iOS App
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How to change unlock method in the KeyReel iOS App
To change the unlock method, use the “Settings” tab (
to change it: