Popular password manager Enpass has been working on an extension for Microsoft Edge for some time. One was actually released in beta form in mid-2016, but Enpass never released it out of beta, largely due to API issues that prevented the extension from communicating with the main Enpass app. But after working with Microsoft, Enpass has come up with a solution and its extension is now available for everyone.
As Enpass explains, there's a bit of a trick to getting things to work, however. The extension will not work with the current version of the Enpass Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app that has been available on the Windows Store for some time, due to limited APIs. Instead, the extension requires the full Win32 desktop app, which Enpass has thankfully managed to port to the Windows Store courtesy of Microsoft's Desktop Bridge.
The existing UWP app, Enpass says, isn't going anywhere for the time being. PC users can also install it, but they should be aware it doesn't work with extensions. Going forward, Enpass plans to focus on its newer app release. From Enpass:
The existing Enpass app will continue to be available for Windows 10 Mobile users.
In any case, if you're an Enpass user, you can finally use the password manager's browser extension in Edge. It works much as you'd expect, offering up an easy way to generate and store complex passwords, as well as autofilling login details, and more. Just be aware that you'll have to install both the extension and the new Enpass app from the Windows Store to get started.
Thanks for the tip, Claude!
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