Pete's Pwds (passwords) is a free, reasonably secure, password keeper. We all have many online accounts these days and we are supposed to have different and wildly varied passwords for each site. We aren't supposed to write these down, at least not on paper or where anyone can get to them. But who can remember twelve passwords, each 8-16 characters in length, made up of letters, numbers, and punctuation marks and having no connection to birthdays, pet names, children, or any event whatsoever in our lives?
The only way I have found to keep my password sanity is to store them on a list on my phone. Not 100% secure by any means, but what is left? There are a dozen (at least) password keepers for iPhone here in the App Store. I created this one because I didn't want to pay for an app to do this and I didn't want to pay for additional in-app purchases to provide more security on in-cloud vault.
This first version provides a simple list of your passwords which is protected by a single key of your own making, with no restrictions. It can be a single character or the entire Hamilton libretto. Any time Pete's Pwds becomes inactive (you press the Home button to switch apps, you pull down notifications, that sort of thing), Peter's Pwds immediately hides your passwords and requires you to re-enter your code or your fingerprint (if your device has Touch ID) the next time the app is active.
Be sure to try the favorite (heart) feature which can reduce the list to just a handle of your most used (i.e., forgotten) passwords. Just flag those entries with the Heart button; its a time saver. Please enjoy the app; I hope you find it useful.
The Main Password List
Use the + (Add) button on the Passwords list to create a new entry. Just fill in the fields you need, usually just a title, login, and password.
If you are editing or changing an existing password entry, tapping on a field will copy it to the clipboard. Remember to pick the Edit button at the top. The entries will get brighter to indicate you can edit them.
You can break up the password list by assigning categories to the passwords. For example, you might want to put your work-related passwords into a "Work" category. Categories are entirely made up by you. While editing a password record, tap on the Category field which brings up a category entry/selection page. If you don't see a previous category, type it into the input area and tap the Done/Return button. When you save your password record, the main list will now show this new category.
Sometimes you need to change your passwords regularly. As a reminder, you can add an expiration date by tapping on "Never Expires" and selecting a date. This will show up in the main password list.
You can also mark a password as a favorite. These are usually passwords you need to look up frequently. Tap the heart button at the top of the form. When you are looking at the main password list, tap its heart button to filter only your favorite passwords to make them easier to find.