Import/Exchange saved Sites from Windows PC (.jar) to Iphone or Mac

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06 Jan, 2019 10:11 PM

I cannot figure out how to "synch"/import sites between these two devices.
Exporting from the IPhone-App leads to a *.mpsites format and the files stored in .mpw.d are *.mpsites.json - How are these two meant to be imported on a PC or IPhone respectively (without writing my own parser)?

I'm using only apps that are available through the Masterpassword-Website.

Could you please tell me how to exchange files between these apps?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Maarten Billemo... on 06 Jan, 2019 10:50 PM

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    You should be able to place an mpsites file in mpw.d. The desktop app will convert it for you.

  2. 2 Posted by ayumihideko on 06 Jan, 2019 10:53 PM

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    Thank you for your quick response.
    Right now I'm mainly struggling with the other way around. When I try to import the json to the IPhone app it simply does not suggest Masterpassword to open it with. Simply removing the .json obviously doesn't work either.

  3. 3 Posted by ayumihideko on 06 Jan, 2019 11:23 PM

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    I just tested export from IPhone --> import to Windows in more detail. This works fine.

    Couldn't figure out how to do it the other way round still :(
    When I choose "open with another app" in OneDrive it does not suggest Masterpassword, when I have the json-format there. Deleting the json from the filename does help here - but the import fails then. Same when trying this from the GMail app

  4. 4 Posted by ayumihideko on 07 Jan, 2019 12:03 AM

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    Tested this on a Mac as well, the json-Format seemingly is not accepted as an import-Format for Masterpassword on Mac (greyed out) or iOs.

  5. 5 Posted by ayumihideko on 13 Apr, 2019 08:26 PM

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    Any updates on this?

    It definitely doesn't work from Windows --> iOS. The exported mpsites.json file is simply not accepted (neither Mac nor iPhone) which makes the export/import functionality totally useless for me :(

  6. 6 Posted by Laurentiu on 13 Mar, 2021 06:38 AM

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    How can I import an json file (generated by master password on Windows) to my Mac? I have tried converting json to .mpsites but I have no clue how the f*&k I do that.

    Thank you,

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