Why does Moneydance ask for a password for each account everytime I startup?

Gary Klein's Avatar

Gary Klein

31 May, 2016 04:47 PM

Several times I have have put my password into the Online settings for my bank, but every time a popup asks for the password for each account at my bank. It doesn't remember from the previous session.

Thanks for your help.


  1. 1 Posted by David Hanley on 31 May, 2016 07:50 PM

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    Hi Gary,

    For security purposes, Moneydance will allow you to save your online passwords only if your dataset is encrypted with a passphrase. If you'd like to enable this please do the following:

    Open Moneydance.
    Click the File menu -> Passwords (in versions earlier than Moneydance 2015 this will be labeled Encryption).
    Check the box marked Encrypt Data File.
    Choose and confirm a passphrase and hint.
    Check the box marked Store Online Passwords in File.
    Click O.K.

    The next time you enter your online passwords, Moneydance will store them in your dataset for later use. You will need to enter your passphase each time you access your dataset. Please be sure not to lose your passphrase, encrypting the file will make your data completely inaccessible to both you, and anyone else without the correct passphrase!

    Hope this helps, and feel free to contact me with any questions about this process!

    David Hanley
    Infinite Kind Support

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