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Keep Passwords In An Address Book
I use an Address Book for My Passwords
Where do you keep your Internet Passwords for easy access?
I like to keep my Internet Passwords in a special address book that I keep handy but in a safe place. Using an Address Book or something similar makes finding your passwords easy as A, B, C. With your passwords listed alphabetically by tabs, you can flip right to it without wasting your precious time. It is easy as 1,2,3. I can't believe I didn't think of it sooner.
Most of us have accounts all over the internet and want to keep our passwords secure but easily managed. Using an Address Book takes care of both.
Here are a few Address Books, Internet Password Organizers and other products that I have found on Amazon to help you keep up with your many internet passwords. How many sites are you a member of? Probably more than you realize and trying to remember all the various sites is hard enough much less keeping your user name and password in your head. Using a simple Address Book has been the answer for me. Oh, I know there are many advanced ways of doing this but I know this works for me. My family knows where I keep it in case something happens to me. I try to keep notes on whether the site may have money due to me, etc.
One of the readers of this page recommends the spiral binding so it will stay open and also make sure that there are plenty of spaces for entries with each letter of the alphabet. Thank you, Olivia, for sharing your thoughts. I totally agree. I actually use a small pocket size, hard cover address book that was given to me and it works great. When I first started on the Internet, I was writing passwords and urls on just a piece of paper. I had to begin writing them all in the margins and couldn't ever find the one I was looking for. Thank goodness I switched to my Address Book for keeping up with my passwords. It really has made a big difference. It is a simple solution to a big problem.
Photo: At-A-Glance Address Book available on Amazon. See below.
Who would ever guess that this little book contained the key to get into all of your internet sites. The Plum color is very beautiful and I do love the wren since it is the state bird of SC, my home state.
Popular Metal Password Organizers available on Amazon - These metal password organizers are sturdy and just the right size
Notice that there is no title on the front so someone would not know that this attractive little metal password organizer is where you keep your important passwords.
These are a convenient size, pretty to look at, and comes with a retractable pen. I like the idea of the metal outside just because it would not get messed up or bent and could be wiped clean in the event something is spilled on it. Maybe I am the only one who spills my coffee from time to time but I kind of doubt it.
These little metal password organizers have been very popular with visitors to the page.
I hope you enjoy them, too!
Have you told a family member where your passwords are kept?
What if something dreadful happened to you? Are you prepared?
Are you prepared for an emergency situation where your accounts would need to be closed out by someone close to you? If not, you might want to have a plan.
It is wise to tell a loved one where you keep your passwords and it is best to have them kept in one safe location. You may have a trusted friend that you tell such things to. If not, tell your lawyer but do tell someone. Just be sure to share your important information with someone before it is too late. We just never know what the future might hold and it is better to be safe than sorry.
Depending on how many Passwords that you are trying to keep up with, you might want to consider an Address Book with a ring binder so it will stay open easily in front of your computer. There are examples of some of these below.
Photo - This Internet Password Organizer is featured below and available on Amazon.com
Address Books are easy to use to keep your passwords organized and easy to find.
This one with the spiral binding is especially nice because you can leave it open on your desk and read easily. I have discovered that it would be nice to have a pocket in the back so think I will be making my own. I would like to have the pocket to keep my PayPal charge card for doing Internet Purchases.
Address Books Make Great Password Keepers - Click product to purchase or to browse around Amazon.com
This is a small address book but will hold a lot of passwords. When I first started on Squidoo, I had a sheet of paper with all my passwords on it just scribbled all over the place. It was a real headache trying to find which one for which site until I discovered that I had an address book that had not been used. This address book would probably be my first choice if I were purchasing one from this page. Someone left the comment that they didn't think it would be safe to put your passwords in a book that reads "Password Organizer" and I would have to agree but guess you could always cover it with a label sticker or something..
Where do you keep your passwords? I like the binding on this one. It would be easy to open and close for quick reference. This is probably my favorite
Internet Password Organizer - Click product to purchase or to browse around Amazon.com
Keep everything close by and secure. The Spiral Binding on this Internet Password Organizer allows to easily access your password by keeping the book open to the page you want while you type. When I change a password, I just add or delete a letter or number and that way I don't have to scratch the whole thing out each time.
This one will fit right in your pocket or purse.
Moleskin Address Book - Click product to purchase or to browse around Amazon.com
Nice and inexpensive way to organize your passwords. I don't know how many times that I have thought, I will remember that password but I don't so now I always write them down. The secret is to remember where you wrote it down and that is why an address book is a great idea for keeping your passwords.
This organizer is made just for your Internet logins and passwords. I don't know how well it will work since it doesn't have the spiral binding but that is just my preference.
Website Password Organizer - Click product to purchase or to browse around Amazon.com
Even though this one is specifically made for Pass Words, it would not be my choice. A reader pointed out that the Spiral Binding is much better for keeping your pass words and I agree 100%.
There is a wide variety of Password Organizers available and I suggest you study the reviews and find one that best suits your needs. Like I said above, I have found a little address book works best for me. It is handy and will fit into my purse if I need to take it with me.
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I have really found that my Address Book works great for keeping my passwords but would love to hear your ideas! I have a rubber band around the back cover of mine and it holds important stuff. Works great! I also made sure my family knows where it is kept and remind them every so often.