Browser Add-ons

You can set Password Depot to fill in web forms automatically - with your user name, password and any further log-in data. There are two methods to do this (they can also be combined):

  1. the Auto-complete function (lightning symbol in the top bar).

  2. the browser add-ons.

Below, you will find more information about browser add-ons . For details on the Auto-complete function, please click here.


Explanation of Browser Add-ons

Add-ons can fill in web forms automatically. Additionally, they can import new log-ins directly into Password Depot, so you do not have to create the entry manually and can surf the Internet safely and conveniently.

Browser add-ons are launched together with the browser and come into action once you have opened a website containing a log-in. Currently, the software includes add-ons for Internet Explorer, Chrome , and Firefox.

If you do not want to use the browser add-ons, you can uncheck the browser add-on option in the installer, so they will not be installed in the first place. To disable already installed browser add-ons, use the browser's settings.

NOTE: The browser add-ons will not work while a dialog (e.g. Modify entry or Properties) is opened in Password Depot, if Password Depot is closed or locked.


Automatic Completion of Log-ins

If you open a URL that is already saved in one of your password entries and the browser add-ons are enabled, the information (user name, password and other log-in data, if available) will be inserted automatically into corresponding fields.

If the URL you have opened is saved in several password entries, the add-on will ask you to select one entry from a list.


You never want to log-in automatically to web forms:

  1. From the Edit menu, select the button Options.
  2. In the window that opens, select Browsers.
  3. Uncheck the checkbox Auto-fill web forms using add-ons .


You do not want to log-in automatically to particular sites:

  1. Select the password.

  2. Go to the Edit menu.

  3. Select the button Properties.

  4. On the Additional tab, uncheck the checkbox Use entry with browser add-ons.

If your log-in information has changed, you can update your Password Depot entry after you typed in the new information into the log-in fields.

Automatic Import of new passwords

If you log in to a site not yet contained in Password Depot, the program will automatically ask you whether to save it after you have entered your log-in data.

If you would like to disable this function, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to Edit > Options.
  2. Select Browsers.
  3. Uncheck the option Add new passwords from web browsers.

NOTE: If the program suggests adding a new entry although there already is an entry in your database, it is most likely that the URL does not match with the saved one. In this case, add a corresponding URL mask to the respective password entry.