To get the most out of Privowny App, you need to make sure you’re always logged in and that you’ve configured the mobile apps properly.
After installing Privowny App Browser Extension on Chrome or Firefox, there are no steps you need to take to set it up. Once registered, you are good to go, but you will want to confirm you’re logged in. Look in the top right corner of your browser. If you don’t see Privowny App’s icon:
The OI logo (which represents the extension) should be orange. If it's gray then you are logged out: click on the icon to log in.
When you first log in, you’ll be walked through a series of steps to configure the app.
If you are using Android Oreo 8.0 and higher:
Enable the Autofill feature – The Privowny Autofill for Android allows you to create and retrieve account credentials directly from the appropriate fields. Tap in the field and the menu appears automatically. It doesn’t work with earlier operating system versions though.
That’s it! No need to grant Privowny App additional permissions.
If you are using an earlier version of Android:
Enable the Smartfield Icon – the Smartfield Icon for Android is designed to allow you to easily generate, store, and retrieve credentials for all your favorite websites and apps on your device. To display the Smartfield Icon on Android you need to allow Privowny App to draw over other apps.
Grant Privowny App Accessibility permissions– this setting allows Privowny App to understand your browsing context, find information you need to log in or register, and store useful information you leave behind.
When you first log in, you’ll be walked through a series of steps to configure the app, follow the prompts:
Enable Privowny Autofill (only available as of iOS 12) – this feature retrieves login credentials for you in order to fill online forms automatically, directly from the top of the iOS keyboard.
Enable the Safari Extension – this feature enables a Safari for iOS action extension, which you can use to generate and securely store passwords and other sensitive data when using Safari for iOS.