Google launched significant autofill feature that are already on Android Oreo. This feature is autofill feature becomes compatible with other password managers.
It provides more customization options with the latest operating system version. Users can take advantage of the autofill option alongside Smart Lock, which is the default application provided by the developers for the OS.
The company encourages its users to read and understand the announcement. The new feature can be used in conjunction with any security app that handles personal information and passwords, but it’s limited to a few programs at the moment.
Apps such as 1Password, LastPass, Keeper, and Dashlane are now supported by the smartphone to make it easier to log in to secure websites and programs.
The developers are aware that the current list is small and they plan to launch more support in future updates.
For activating the service, the first step to consider is compatibility as this feature is only available on Android 8.0 Oreo smartphones. Users are instructed to access the Settings menu and open Language & input.
Scroll down and select the Autofill service option. It will then open a new window that shows all of the supported password managers installed on the device.
Subsequently, the Add Service option will open up the Google Play Store wherein compatible apps can be downloaded.
The latest Android Oreo update delivers what users always want when it comes to products, features, and choices. The new flexibility in security is hopefully intended to give consumers a peace of mind in terms of their personal information.