Using NordPass on desktop

Here, are some tips on how to use the main features of NordPass on your desktop device:


Installing NordPass


To start using NordPass on your device,simply install the NordPass extension in your preferred  browser. NordPass is available on Chrome and Chromium-based browsers, Firefox and Safari. You can download NordPass from here:

After adding the extension, log in to your account and start using NordPass.


Note: The provided links are for the NordPass standalone extension, which operates independently of the NordPass desktop application. If you wish to use the NordPass extension paired with the desktop application, please follow these instructions


Creating NordPass account 


Open NordPass and click Create account.


You will be redirected to the Nord Account website. Here you'll be asked to create your Nord Account or verify an existing account if you are already using other Nord products ( such as NordVPN or NordLocker). Additionally, you will create your NordPass Master Password. This Master Password iis used to unlock your NordPass vault and access your saved items. 


For more detailed information on creating a NordPass account, please take a look at our dedicated guide.


Adding items to your vault


You’re now ready to store your information in the NordPass vault. NordPass allows you to save various types of items includingasswords, secure notes, passkeys, credit cards, and Personal Info. To manually add a new item, open NordPass, click the + button, and choose the item's category. 



For added convenience , you can automatically import items from browsers or other password managers or upload a .CSV file. For more details on these processes, please refer to our articles on Importing and Exporting items.




NordPass will also offer to save new login information to NordPass when you log in to an account that is not saved in NordPass. Click Save in the pop-up window to save your login details in NordPass.




When you have logins saved in your NordPass vault, you will notice NordPass icons appearing in the login fields. Simply click on these icons, select the relevant login,and NordPass will automatically fill in your credentials.


Using NordPass suggested passwords


When you’re creating new accounts for online services, don’t forget to take advantage of NordPass’s strong, auto-generated passwords. If you opt for the suggested password, NordPass will prompt you to save it for future convenience.


If you wish to generate strong, random passwords, you can also use the built-in password generator found on your desktop device.


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