When comparing ID Guard Offline vs Password Safe and Manager, the Slant community recommends ID Guard Offline for most people. In the question“What are the most secure and feature-rich password managers on the market?” ID Guard Offline is ranked 3rd while Password Safe and Manager is ranked 7th.
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Pro It does not have the Internet permission
Pro Innovatively use phone's Security Chip to encrypt data
Pro Back up and restore data in a completely offline way
The app also has detailed instructions on how to back up or restore data, which is very nice to new users.
Pro Find Back Master Password
Pro Biometric or master password authentication
Pro Password generator
Pro It has payment card templates
Pro OTP Authenticator
Save OTP authentication codes in the app, it can autofill the codes.
Pro Add file attachments
Pro Scan and fill on desktop browser
It is an offline password manager, but it can fill password into your desktop browser by launching the mobile browser on your phone to send an encrypted password to the browser extension.
Pro No ads
Pro Account templates are terrific
The account templates are so powerful that you can save all your account security information in one record. For your google account, besides the password, you can save OTP, recovery code and email addresses. For Facebook, you can save emergency contacts as well. For Apple ID, the security questions can also be saved.
Pro Turn on 2FA for Apple ID without security question answers
Pro Advanced Phishing Detection
Now, ID Guard Offline (Android) can,
- identify FAKE apps to prevent them from stealing your passwords.
- identify insecure websites served via HTTP connection and warn you against passwords leaking.
- display information requested by Autofill, such as username, password, etc. to prevent malicious websites or apps from stealing your passwords by hiding password boxes. (A malicious website or app might hide the password box to make you mistakenly think that you are not filling password, but actually you are.)
Pro Ability to export your passwords into xls or pdf format
Pro Offline password manager
This app does not connect to the Internet, so you dont have to worry about the app snooping or uploading your password to a server or cloud
Pro Strong encryption
The encryption which is used for protecting your data is based on the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256bit.
Con It can't import from other password managers
Con No way to recover master password if forgotten
There is no backdoor in the app, so there is unfortunately no possibility to recover a password if its lost, something is corrupt or something else. Therefore the database has to be deleted.