The Preferences menu provides access to the various settings that allow you to personalize Sticky Password options on your Mac.

Setting Your Preferences on Mac

Setting your Preferences

  1. Click Sticky Password in the Mac menu bar and select Preferences…

    Open Preferences.

  2. The General settings tab is the default tab. You’ll see the checkboxes that allow you to set the way Sticky Password will prompt you in various situations. Let’s take a look at each of them.

    General Settings tab.

Displaying Status in the Menu Bar

Show icon in menu bar

Displaying the Sticky Password icon in the menu bar at the top right corner of your screen gives you at-a-glance info and quick access to the app on your Mac. Simply check the checkbox next to Show icon in menu bar to turn on.

General Settings tab.

Clicking the icon in the menu bar reveals the menu that lets you Lock/Unlock or Open Sticky Password.

General Settings tab.

Setting In-browser Dialogs

Prompt favorite logins in login forms

When you come across an online form that asks you to create a new account, Sticky Password can prompt you with a list of your Favorites logins – from your saved Identities and Web Accounts. When the corresponding checkbox is checked, the list of your Preferred logins as set in your saved Identities and Web Accounts will appear for you on online forms.

General Settings tab.

Prompt earlier generated password in login forms

When the Prompt earlier generated password in login forms checkbox is checked, Sticky Password will offer to insert into the password field the most recent password that you generated with the Sticky Password generator.

General Settings tab.

Prompt password generator in registration forms

Sticky Password can display the password generator dialog whenever you come across a password field in registration forms. Check the Prompt password generator in registration forms checkbox to turn on, and you’ll have strong passwords with one click or use Advanced options to edit your password preferences.

General Settings tab.

Prompt Identity selector in registration forms

The final setting involves prompting you with a list of your saved Identities when you navigate to registration online forms. When the Prompt Identity selector in registration forms checkbox is checked, Sticky Password will offer a list of your Identities, letting you fill in registration forms with one click.

General Settings tab.