Migration & Import/Export

  • Are attachments available on other platforms and in other KeePass apps?

    Yes! Any attachments that you add to an entry in Strongbox will be added to your database file. If you then open that database file on another operating system (Windows or Linux) or in another KeePass app, all of your attachments will be available.
  • Can I import my Bitwarden vault to Strongbox?

    Unfortunately, there is no direct way to do this, however, it is definitely possible through KeePass. In order to import Bitwarden database to Strongbox, you should first export a .JSON file from Bitwarden and import it to KeePass (see the screenshot below). Here is a helpful article on exportin...
  • Can I upgrade my KeePass 1 (KDB) database to KeePass 2 (KDBX)?

    Yes! It's possible to upgrade from KeePass 1 (KDB) to KeePass 2 (KDBX), however, you cannot do this in the Strongbox iOS ~~~~app at the moment. You should be able to do this in KeePassXC software which is free to download for Mac/Linux/Windows. Please see their docs here: https://keepassxc.org/d...
  • Does Strongbox store backups? How can I export them?

    Yes, Strongbox performs backup automatically by default. However we strongly recommend you regularly backup your databases as Strongbox only takes backups locally on your device. We recommend using the Scheduled Export feature (see below) to remind you of this. Note that, if your database is stor...
  • How can I export my local databases via Local Network Transfer (LAN) only?

    This is actually possible but not very intuitive at the moment. First, you’ll need to make sure your databases are visible to Files (i.e. in the Strongbox Documents folder). You can do by sliding left on your database and tapping ‘Show in Files’ if that option is there. Next, tap the + button a...
  • How do I convert from Password Safe to KeePass format so I can store attachments?

    There are a few ways to do this. If you have access to a PC you can use Password Safe and KeePass to export/import. This is described here: Switching from PasswordSafe to Keepass Another way is to use Strongbox on Mac. You can copy and paste items from a Password Safe database into a KeePass da...
  • How do I convert/migrate from 1Password to Strongbox / KeePass?

    This is a straightforward 2 step process. First, you will export your vault(s) from 1Password and then you will use Strongbox to import them into a new Strongbox database (in the open source KeePass format). We'll try to illustrate the process below. Step 1 - Export from 1Password This should b...
  • How do I convert/migrate from LastPass to Strongbox / KeePass?

    Summary The guides below will help you convert your database to the open source KeePass format. Strongbox uses this format for all it's databases and so you can use the converted database with Strongbox on iOS or MacOS. On Mac or Linux https://blog.paranoidpenguin.net/2018/12/migrating-from-la...
  • How do I import a CSV File

    CSV Import is supported on iOS and macOS. You will need to construct your own CSV file and it must be in the following format: Title,Username,Email,Password,Url,Notes Title-1,username,user@domain.com,password,https://www.nasa.gov,This is note 1 Title-2,username,username@email.com,password,http...
  • How do I import a database for local device use only (I don't want to use the cloud)

    You can import a database for local use only in a number of ways: Airdrop – This might open Strongbox immediately to Add, or you may have to select Strongbox from the list Transfer over Local Network – Tap ‘+’ > ‘Add Existing…’ > ‘Transfer Over Local Network’ and follow the instructions on...
  • How do I import from Enpass

    Unfortunately this isn't as straightforward as it should be but there are some helpful scripts out there that can automate some of this process for you. You will need some development skills to take advantage of these. One such script is available here: https://github.com/joergschultzelutter/en...
  • How do I migrate my 2FA / TOTP Codes from Google Authenticator (or other app) to Strongbox?

    Unfortunately we don't know of any easy way to export from Google Authenticator, though if you are using another 2FA app they may have better export options. The best process at the moment appears to be to login to each account, disable 2FA, then re-enable it and use Strongbox to store the new c...
  • How do I move my MiniKeePass database to Strongbox?

    This is very straightforward if you still have MiniKeePass installed: 1. Install Strongbox 2. In MiniKeePass, unlock your database 3. Tap the ‘Share‘ icon (square with arrow) in bottom toolbar 4. Select ‘Copy to Strongbox‘ 5. You can choose to move that database to iCloud if you have iCloud ...
  • How to export my Strongbox database to a .CSV file?

    Exporting your database to a .CSV file is very simple and this option is available on both macOS and iOS devices. For macOS: Edit > Copy Database as CSV For iOS: Unlock Database > More (ellipsis button) Database Settings > Database Operations > Export Database > Email/Copy CSV T...