Migration & Import/Export

  • 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 import or convert from Lastpass/1Password or other password managers to Strongbox?

    Unfortunately this isn’t as easy as it should be at the moment, though it is usually possible! Depending on what format you’re currently using you should be able to convert it to the KeePass file format which is used by Strongbox (and many other open source apps across platforms). You can find s...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 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...