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How to use Proton VPN with Password AutoFill on your iPhone or iPad

The ProtonVPN app supports Password AutoFill on iOS and iPadOS. This provides a simple way to save your Proton Account login details and automatically sign in with them when using the Proton VPN app.  

You can use Password AutoFill with the built-in iCloud keychain or install a third-party password manager app

How to save your Proton Account login details 

There are two ways to save your login details for use with Password AutoFill.

The autosave way

1. Open the Proton VPN app and Sign in using your Proton Account username and password.

Sign in as usual

2. When asked if you would like to save this password in your password manager, tap Save Password.

Save your password in your password manager

Your login details are now saved.

The manual way

1. Open the Settings app and go to Passwords.

Go to Passwords in the Settings app

2. Tap the + button.

Add a new password

3. In the Website field, enter account.proton.me. In the Username and Password fields, enter your Proton Account details. When you’re ready, tap Done.

enter your account details

Your login details are now saved.

How to sign in using Password AutoFill

Open the Proton VPN app and Sign in. Password AutoFill will suggest an entry from your password manager. To accept it, tap the entry.

Accept the suggested password

To choose different login details, tap the key button.

Choose a password

Choose your desired login details from the list of suggested passwords or Search for the correct entry.

Chose the correct password

Whichever method you use, you will need to verify your identity using Touch ID or a passphrase (depending on your password manager and how you have configured it). 

Verify your identity

Your Proton account login details will autofill. Tap Sign in to start using the app.

Troubleshooting

If your login details don’t appear when you sign in, check that you’re using the same password manager you used to save your Proton Account details. 

To do this, open the Settings app, go to PasswordsPassword Options, and make sure the correct password manager is selected. 

Check which password managers you have enables

Note that you can select multiple password managers if you wish. 

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