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Migrate to mSecure 5

Learn how to migrate your previous mSecure information into the new mSecure.

 

When you first download mSecure 5 on your computer, open mSecure 5 and either sign in to your mSecure account or create a new mSecure account in the app. After signing in or signing up, mSecure 5 will ask you if you would like to migrate your previous mSecure information. This article shows you that process.




Mac

You will want to make sure that the previous version of mSecure is still installed on your system or that the previous database file is still in its default location.


Note: The purchase of an mSecure 5 license is tied to the mSecure account used to purchase it with.


You will have the option to use the mSecure Cloud after the account authentication screen. If you skip the migration process, you can restore from a *.msim file at any point afterwards. (Open and login to mSecure 5 > File > Restore)





Windows

You will need to have access to an mSecure backup file *.msim or a sync file, mSecureSync.mscc, in order to migrate your mSecure information. mSecure automatically creates backups in the Backup folder within mSecure. (C:\User\YourUserName\Documents\mSecure\Backup). You can also create a backup file by opening and logging to mSecure 3 -> File -> Backup.


When you first download mSecure 5 on your computer, open mSecure 5, you can either sign in to your mSecure account if you have recently created one, or you can create a new mSecure account within the the app. After signing in or signing up, mSecure 5 will ask you if you would like to migrate your previous mSecure information.


Note: The purchase of an mSecure 5 license is tied to the mSecure account used to purchase it with.


You will have the option to use the mSecure Cloud after the account authentication screen. If you skip the migration process, you can restore from a *.msim file at any point afterwards. (Open and login to mSecure 5 > Settings > Backups > Restore Data). Click here for a full guide.



iOS

You will want to make sure that the previous version of mSecure is still installed on your device.


When you first download mSecure 5 on your device, open mSecure 5 and either sign in to your mSecure account or create a new mSecure account in the app. After signing in or signing up, mSecure 5 will ask you if you would like to migrate your previous mSecure information.


Note: The purchase of an mSecure 5 license is tied to the mSecure account used to purchase it with.


You will have the option to use the mSecure Cloud after the account authentication screen. If you skip the migration process, you can restore from a *.msim file at any point afterwards.

How to restore from an email backup.




Android

You will want to make sure that the previous version of mSecure is still installed on your device.


When you first download mSecure 5 on your device, open mSecure 5 and either sign in to your mSecure account or create a new mSecure account in the app. After signing in or signing up, mSecure 5 will ask you if you would like to migrate your previous mSecure information. After the migration process, you can enable Fingerprint access and set up the sync feature you'd like to use to sync in mSecure.



Note: The purchase of an mSecure 5 license is tied to the mSecure account used to purchase it with.


 If the migration process was skipped or if it was simply unavailable, you can restore from a .msim backup file created in the previous version.

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