Kaspersky Password Manager 9.2 Beta testing


  • Kaspersky Lab

    Good day, friends!

    We are pleased to announce Beta release of Kaspersky Password Manager 9.2! It's a great opportunity to help us make the next release the best ever.

    A new version of the beta is available on Windows, iOS, Android and Web. We will be very happy if you take part in testing on all your everyday devices.

    It's important:

    Make a backup of your current secure vault in KPM for Windows before testing: Settings -> Import/Export -> Backup copy -> Create Copy.

    We are perform Beta on Production. When you update KPM to a new version, the cloud storage will be converted to a new format. Another KPM clients on your devices connected the same account won't synchronize until it will be updated to the Beta version.

    What's new:

    • We are changed secure vault to a new flexible format. There are no some visual changes but a lot of work has been done. It is a very important change that specific defects can cause.
    • PDF files support added.
    • Now you can to categorize images on KPM for Windows.
    • Detection of compromised passwords in your vault.

    Restore the previous version (Kaspersky Password Manager 9.1):

    You can restore back on your release version of KPM if necessary. There is a KPM for Windows example:

    1. Delete Beta client
    2. Install release version of product
    3. Connect to your MyKaspersky account
    4. Reset master password (click "Forgot your master password?" button when unlocking vault screen is appeared)
    5. Create new vault
    6. Import your backup copy (Settings -> Import/Export -> Import from vault -> Import)
    7. If you use another clients just reinstall it

     Instructions and list of known problems are available below.

    Windows:

    How to install:

    Download the installation files by link: https://box.kaspersky.com/f/af27d50153c54a75926b/

    Run the kpm_local.exe file.

    Follow the installation wizard instructions.

    Known issues:

    1. Performance problems may occur if you have a lot of entities in the vault. This is especially actual for the following cases:

    - upgrade from 9.1 to 9.2

    - data synchronization with the cloud

    - the first opening of the plugin in the browser

    Approximate update time for 100 entities in the database is up to 10 minutes. For 300 entities more than an hour on a PC with minimal system requirements.

    This issue is scheduled to be fixed within the next week, after that it will be useful to retest the update from 9.1.

           2. Entities received from the cloud appear in the GUI only after locking/unlocking the vault or restarting the application.

           3.Existing images will be categorized during upgrade from 9.1 to 9.2. Categories will be displayed in the GUI also only after locking/unlocking the vault or restarting the application.

           4. Entities are retrieved from folders when storage is synchronized to the second device.

           5. Import error occurs when importing backup with records created in KPM 8.6 or earlier.

    Android:

    Before you start testing:

    1. Please read the information in the main topic.
    2. If you already use KPM for iOS, please start the application and sync all your data. You must ensure that you don’t have any unsynced data in the local storage. You can check that all your data is synchronized at https://my.kaspersky.com/MyPasswords.
    3. Ensure that you remember your My Kaspersky credentials and master password.

    In order to join testing you need to:

    1. Email us at KPM-Android-feedback@kaspersky.com indicating your Gmail account (can be found here: Play Store -> Menu).
    2. Confirm tester status and download Kaspersky Password Manager Beta (9.2.0.101).
    3. If for some reasons you cannot see version 9.2.0.101, please send us e-mail at KPM-Android-feedback@kaspersky.com with your Gmail account.

    Supported OS:

    • Android 4.1 or higher

    Known issues:

    1. PDF-format is not supported in the current version.
    2. Downgrade scenario from the premium version to the free version is not available on Mobile KPM for the moment. If your license has expired and you'd like to continue to use the free version, use KPM for Windows to switch to the free version.
    3. Performance issues are possible now, we’re working on them. If you notice them, please inform us about the scenario and expected result.
    4. Migration from KPM 8.6 to KPM 9.2 directly is not supposed in this beta-testing.

    In case of any issues and questions, please contact us here on the forum or e-mail us at KPM-Android-feedback@kaspersky.com.

    iOS:

    Before you start testing:

    1. Please read the information in the main topic.
    2. If you already use KPM for iOS, please start the application and sync all your data. You must ensure that you don’t have any unsynced data in the local storage. You can check that all your data is synchronized at https://my.kaspersky.com/MyPasswords.
    3. Ensure that you remember your My Kaspersky credentials and master password.

    In order to join testing you need to:

    1. Email us at KPM-iOS-feedback@kaspersky.com indicating your Apple ID.
    2. Download the TestFlight app from the App Store.
    3. Check your e-mail, confirm your tester status.
    4. Open TestFlight and download Kaspersky Password Manager Beta 9.2.0.88.

    Supported OS:

    • iOS 10 or later

    Known issues:

    1. Downgrade scenario from the premium version to the free version is not available on Mobile KPM for the moment. If your license has expired and you'd like to continue to use the free version, use KPM for Windows to switch to the free version.
    2. Performance issues are possible now, we’re working on them. If you notice them, please inform us about the scenario and expected result.
    3. Migration from KPM 8.6 to KPM 9.2 directly is not supposed in this beta-testing.

    In case of any issues and questions, please contact us here on the forum or e-mail us at KPM-iOS-feedback@kaspersky.com.

    Web KPM:

    Coming soon.



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