If you’re like me, when you have a choice of accessing Facebook or Twitter or other sites via a browser or using the associated app, you’d prefer using the app on your Android device. Today, I’ll show you how Sticky Password can make it easier to fill your login and password even in apps. I’ll show you using an app I use a lot – Facebook. 🙂
First, I’ll show you how Sticky Password makes it easy to link Web and App accounts on your Android. If you have a web account for Facebook already created in your Sticky Password database, and you also have the Facebook app installed on your Android device, simply run Sticky Password. Sticky Password will automatically offer to link your Web and App accounts – in this case, for your Facebook account.
Tap the switch to link your web site login with the Facebook App.
Let’s see how it works. Tap App Accounts.
Here you can see your new App account saved in Sticky Password. The App account for Facebook is linked with your Web account for Facebook. Any changes that you make in one of them will be reflected in the other one (so, if you make a change in the App account, it’ll show up in the Web account – and vice versa). Now when you tap Launch, your external Facebook app will be launched.
The next time you launch the app (Facebook) directly from Sticky Password, the new Action button will appear automatically. Tap the Action button.
Tap the “Login” icon to copy your login to the clipboard.
Now you can paste it in the appropriate field, so long tap the first input field and tap PASTE.
Tap the “Password” icon to copy your password to the clipboard.
Now you can paste it in the password field, so long tap the second input field and tap PASTE.
That’s it! All that’s left is for you to do access your app is to click LOG IN.
The Action button lives in the Notification area
You can use the Action button for other apps, too! For app accounts already stored in Sticky Password, simply run the app, for example Twitter, and swipe down to reveal the notification bar. The Sticky Password action button lives here! Tap Show Action Button.
Unlock Sticky Password with your Master Password.
The Sticky Password Action button appears and is ready for use!
How to turn off the Action button in the notification area
Tap the Menu button in the top right corner and select Settings.
Tap Aufofill in external apps.
Tap the switch next to Status Bar Notification to deactivate.
If you’re using the Sticky Password add-on in Firefox, a warning message will appear, because turning off visible status bar notifications also disables support for browser extensions. Tap OK.
That’s it! I hope you’ll enjoy our new Action button on your Android device!