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Destroying your password Vault (v7 legacy)

Destroying your password Vault in Shift removes your passwords saved in your list and also removes your encrypted password data from Shift's servers. Destroying your Vault effectively wipes all your password data and will be as if you're starting new! It goes without saying that **destroying your password Vault is a p…

What to do if you're seeing an "Authorization Error" message when accessing a Gmail account within Shift

**If you're seeing an "Error 400: policy_enforced" message when accessing one of your Gmail accounts within Shift, this is indicative that you need to adjust your email account's security settings, internally, at the administrative level. Keep reading for more information.** ![][1] This particular error message is d…

About Privacy and Security in Shift

**Curious or worried about how secure Shift is? Or wondering why Shift requires access? Well, worry no more! This article explains it all. ** Here at Shift, we take privacy and security very seriously. Right off the bat, we want you to know that none of what is contained within the emails and apps you add to Shift …

How to bring up the enter Vault Password prompt (v7 legacy Windows)

Using Shift on another computer and need to pull up the enter Vault Password prompt again? You've come to the right place! Below are the steps you can use to show the Vault Password prompt again 🔑 1. Fully close Shift (press _**Ctrl Q**_ on your keyboard) 2. Search for "Credentials" from your desktop search bar …

Why did I lose my history and opened web tabs?

**Wondering what data gets saved when you log out of Shift? Keep reading here! ** The majority of data for Shift is stored locally on your computer. This is designed on purpose to help ensure maximum security! Shift is as secure as your computer is. Some data, however, is sent to and stored on Shift's servers, allowi…

Shift Privacy Policy FAQ

**Curious about your data, Shift's servers, or access permissions? Find all of our frequently asked privacy policy questions answered here! ** By using Shift, you agree to [**Shift's Privacy Policy. **][1]Shift does not sell your data, nor can it access any of your private data in your emails, calendars, drives, or a…

How Shift handles personalized ads

## **What are personalized ads?** Personalized advertisements, also known as retargeting ads, are ads that are shown to you as a result of an action you have taken on the advertiser's website. For example, if you visited an online shoe store, but didn’t make a purchase, the advertiser may opt to serve you personalize…

How to bring up the enter Vault Password prompt (v7 legacy Mac)

Using Shift on another computer and need to pull up the enter Vault Password prompt again? You've come to the right place! Below are the steps you can use to show the Vault Password prompt again 🔑 1. Fully close Shift (press _**Cmd Q**_ on your keyboard) 2. Open the Keychain Access app (_**Cmd 1**_) and select "K…

How Shift keeps your password data safe (v7 Legacy)

## **How the encryption process works** Your password data is protected using advanced encryption that adheres to industry best practices for cryptography. When you use the Shift Password Manager, an encrypted file (known as your Password Vault) is created on your computer. If the Backup and Sync setting is turned on…

Getting Started with Password Management (v7 Legacy)

Securely manage your passwords from directly inside Shift, with the ability to import your passwords from your browser(s), or favorite password management tool. ## **IMPORTANT: Save your Emergency Kit** When you start using passwords in Shift, make sure to save a copy of your Emergency Kit. The Emergency Kit is uniq…

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