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eWallet Gets Cloud Sync in Android version

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We’re very pleased to announce that our SyncPro® engine including cloud sync is now included with eWallet® 8 for Android.

The Windows PC (desktop) and iOS versions got the cloud sync upgrade last summer and now the Android version has it too. With version 8 of eWallet for Android you now have an additional way to sync and backup that makes use of cloud services, and doesn’t require a direct connection between devices. With cloud syncing you consider the wallet in the cloud to be the master, and then you can sync multiple devices (desktops, laptops, Android phones and tablets, and iOS devices) to that master wallet.

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We still offer the direct WiFi sync method as well if you don’t want to (or can’t) store your wallet in the cloud, but we no longer offer the old USB sync, as many Android devices don’t support USB Mass Storage mode anyway.

In addition to cloud sync, we also completely updated the user interface using Google’s Material Design concepts. We also added new high resolution card icons for a new look, and one that fits in better with the new interface. The wallet file format is now the same as on other platforms, so wallets are essentially interchangeable across devices (there’s even a new feature that lets you email a backup copy of your wallet to yourself).

Please note that because of the wallet file change, if you want to continue to use WiFi sync between your PC and Android, you’ll need to upgrade your PC version of eWallet to 8.1.

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A special thank you to our Android beta testing team who have been testing and giving us great feedback. If you’re interested in participating in a future beta, or have any questions or comments about the release, please contact us!

eWallet 8.1 for Android runs on Android OS 4.0.3 to 5.x including both phones and tablets. This upgrade is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 7 for Android. If you purchased a copy from Google Play or Amazon using their app stores, then you’ll be able to use the Update feature in the respective store to get the new version. Get all the info about eWallet here on our site.

eWallet 8.1 for Windows PC runs on all versions of Windows 7, and runs on Windows 8 and 8.1 in Desktop mode. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet for Windows PC (desktop), version 7 or 8; you can download or upgrade to the latest Windows PC version from our site (you do not need new registration codes). If you have version 7.5 or later with automatic updates turned on, you’ll get prompted to update to the latest version (you can press “Check for Updates” in the About screen too). Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

eWallet and SyncPro are registered trademarks of Ilium Software, Inc.

eWallet 8.1 Update featuring Touch ID in iOS App Store

eWallet logoeWallet® 8.1 for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) is now in the App Store. The app has been completely updated to further support iOS 8 along with the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus devices. In addition, eWallet on compatible iPhones and iPads now supports configurable Touch ID for easy, yet secure, access to the information in your wallets.

The eWallet 8.1 update was fully enhanced to support iOS 8; in fact, iOS 8 is now a requirement. eWallet will take advantage of the additional space on the larger iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus screens and will run rocket fast with 64-bit support. Oh yes, we did some screen improvements on the iPad as well!

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We wanted to add Touch ID in a way that could be configurable based on personal preference. With that goal in mind, Touch ID can be enabled for each of your wallets separately, giving you maximum flexibility with this new feature. Simply go to More (three dots) then Touch ID to enable or disable the feature for the wallet you have open.

We added several other more minor bug fixes and features to the release as well, including the popular request to be able to delete or hide the sample wallet.

eWallet for iOS runs on iOS 8 devices, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 8 for iOS on compatible devices, and is delivered by the on-device App Store. Get all the info about eWallet here on our site.

Thank you for using eWallet, and please keep the great feedback coming! Also, a big thank you to our eWallet beta team, who gave us extremely useful feedback as the work on supporting these new features progressed.

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eWallet is a registered trademark of Ilium Software, Inc.

eWallet 8.0.1 Update in iOS App Store

eWallet logoeWallet® 8.0.1 for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) is now in the App Store. This update includes some fixes as well as additional support for iOS 8. We slipped a new feature into the release too — several people have asked for a a direct way to move their eWallet GO! data to eWallet, and this version adds that ability directly on the iOS device.

eWallet for iOS runs on iOS 6, 7 and 8 and on most devices, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 8 for iOS on compatible devices, and is delivered by the on-device App Store. Get all the info about eWallet here on our site.

As always, please keep the great feedback coming!

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eWallet Gets Cloud Sync in iOS and Windows versions

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We’re very proud to announce that eWallet’s SyncPro® engine now includes support for syncing to the cloud. What does this mean? With version 8 of eWallet for iOS and eWallet for Windows PC (desktop) you now have an additional way to sync and backup that makes use of cloud services, and doesn’t require a direct connection between devices. With cloud syncing you consider the wallet in the cloud to be the master, and then you can sync multiple devices (desktops, laptops, iPhones, iPads, iPod touches) to that master wallet.

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Does this mean you now have to use cloud sync? No, not at all. Cloud syncing is an additional feature — we still offer the direct sync methods as well if you don’t want to store your wallet in the cloud. Ok, fine, but what about the Mac and Android versions? We plan to add cloud sync services to those platforms as well, and although we can’t say when they will be ready, we are already working on them.

A lot of other work went into these releases as well. The iOS version got improved iOS 7 support for both iPhones and iPads, and the existing iCloud support was upgraded to use our SyncPro engine for card level syncing. The iOS version now gives you the choice of using iCloud or Dropbox for syncing and backup. The PC version has a new Sync Manager to keep all sync related activities, including setting up a new sync location and changing sync settings, in one easy to access place within eWallet. We also added a new Security Manager so all security settings are available from one place. The UI was also updated in several places to make tasks easier to get to, and information easier to read.

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A special thank you to our beta testing team, we got some wonderful feedback and incorporated much of it in the final versions. If you’re interested in participating in a future beta, or have any questions or comments about the release, please contact us!

eWallet 8 for iOS runs on iOS 6 and iOS 7. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 7 for iOS on compatible devices, and is delivered by Apple’s on-device App Store. Get all the info about eWallet for iOS here on our site.

eWallet 8 for Windows PC runs on all versions of Windows 7, and runs on Windows 8 and 8.1 in Desktop mode. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet for Windows PC (desktop), version 7; you can download or upgrade to the latest Windows PC version from our site (you do not need new registration codes). If you have version 7.5 or later with automatic updates turned on, you’ll get prompted to update to the latest version (you can press “Check for Updates” in the About screen too). Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

eWallet and SyncPro are registered trademarks of Ilium Software, Inc.

eWallet 7.6 for Android now available

eWallet logoThe new 7.6 version of eWallet® for Android is now available. This release includes the often requested AutoPass feature, some UI improvements, and several fixes.

AutoPass is a feature that automatically sends the user name and password from your wallet to the web page when you visit a site from a link within eWallet. The AutoPass feature can be turned on/off globally as well as on a card-by-card basis.

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We also made some improvements for when the keyboard shows and hides itself so there’s not so much up and down between fields. Certain devices were reporting the wrong IP address for sync and that has been sorted out in this version. Finally, a few users were running into some crashes and we fixed those too in this release.

Thanks to all of you have have taken the time to write to us with suggestions — we appreciate all the great feedback and please keep it coming.

eWallet for Android runs on Android OS 2.3.3 to 4.x including both phones and tablets. This upgrade is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 7 for Android. If you purchased a copy from Google Play or Amazon using their app stores, then you’ll be able to use the Update feature in the respective store to get the new version. Get all the info about eWallet here on our site.

You can find eWallet in both Google Play (aka the Android Market) as well as on the Amazon appstore.

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eWallet 7.5.2 Update for iOS in App Store

eWallet logoeWallet® 7.5.2 for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod touch) is now in the App Store. This release resolves a synchronization issue with the PC that was introduced by a piece of technology used by many Windows applications called “WinINet”. Unfortunately, the Internet Explorer 11 browser appears to have been shipped with a version of WinINet that included a bug that adversely affected people trying to sync eWallet. We already worked around the issue in eWallet 7.6 on the PC side but wanted to also provide a solution for people who haven’t yet had a chance to upgrade eWallet on their PCs.

eWallet for iOS runs on iOS 6 and iOS 7. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 7 for iOS on compatible devices, and is delivered by the on-device App Store. Get all the info about eWallet here on our site.

As always, please keep the great feedback coming!

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eWallet 7.6.2 for Windows PC Update

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Today we released eWallet® for Windows PC version 7.6.2, another follow-up to the 7.6 upgrade that went out a few weeks ago. This minor update resolves some screen resolution issues for people who set their display scaling higher than 100% (some laptops now default to 125%).

eWallet 7.6.2 for Windows PC runs on all versions of Windows 7, and runs on Windows 8 and 8.1 in Desktop mode. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet for Windows PC (desktop), version 7; you can download or upgrade to the latest Windows PC version from our site (you do not need new registration codes). If you have version 7.5 or later with automatic updates turned on, you’ll get prompted to update to the latest version (you can press “Check for Updates” in the About screen too). Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

Thanks as always for your feedback and please always feel free to contact us!

eWallet 7.6.1 for Windows PC Update

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Today we released eWallet® for Windows PC version 7.6.1, a quick follow-up to the 7.6 upgrade that went out a few days ago. It’s a minor update that includes a fix to show category names in the Recent Cards and Search lists, and we also added tooltips the Quick Password and Add Details buttons on the edit screen.

eWallet 7.6.1 for Windows PC runs on all versions of Windows 7, and runs on Windows 8 and 8.1 in Desktop mode. This update is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet for Windows PC (desktop), version 7; you can download or upgrade to the latest Windows PC version from our site (you do not need new registration codes). If you have version 7.5 or later with automatic updates turned on, you’ll get prompted to update to the latest version (you can press “Check for Updates” in the About screen too). Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

Thanks as always for your feedback and keep it coming!

eWallet for Windows PC 7.6

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Today we released eWallet® for Windows PC version 7.6 with several new features, many of them user-requested:

  • Card display updated to simpler, cleaner look
  • Updated password generator and added new “instant password” button
  • Editing screen improved for easier entry and updating of information
  • New interface for adding additional detail fields
  • Note Card and Picture Card display improved
  • Credit card images updated
  • Fix to sync with FTP sites for systems with IE 11
  • Other miscellaneous improvements and fixes

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We made several user interface changes with this release, all with the goal of making your information easier to read, enter, and edit. One of the areas that was completely redone was the Password Generator. We really wanted it to be very easy to generate passwords, so you can now easily configure your default password rules, then when you press the little password button to the right of any password field, you’ll instantly get a new password built using those default rules.

Internet Explorer includes a piece of technology used by many applications called “WinINet”. Unfortunately, IE 11 appears to have been shipped with a version of WinINet that included a bug that adversely affected people trying to sync eWallet with FTP sites. eWallet 7.6 works around this bug so if you ran into it, upgrade eWallet and you should be all set.

eWallet for Windows PC runs on all versions of Windows 7, and runs on Windows 8 and 8.1 in Desktop mode. This upgrade is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet for Windows PC (desktop), version 7; you can download or upgrade to the latest Windows PC version from our site (you do not need new registration codes). If you have version 7.5 or later with automatic updates turned on, you’ll get prompted to update to the latest version (you can press “Check for Updates” in the About screen too). Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

Thanks as always for your feedback and keep it coming!

eWallet 7.4.4 for Mac OS X Update

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Today we released eWallet® for Mac OS X version 7.4.4. It’s a minor release that includes a fix for handling invalid bookmarks, a piece of Mac technology that helps manage permissions to files. A big thank you to our beta testers for helping us sort out this issue; not many people seemed to be effected but we’re happy to have it resolved.

eWallet for Mac runs on OS X 10.7 (Lion) or later. This upgrade is free for all users who already own a license of eWallet version 7 for the Mac. If you purchased a copy from Apple using their Mac App Store, then you’ll be able to use the Update feature in that store to get the new version. Get all the info about eWallet (including access to a 30-day trial version) here on our site.

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Thanks as always for your feedback and keep it coming!