BitWarden Password Manager - Sync Issues


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There are no other extensions installed . I’ve removed them all. I’ve reinstalled the browser and have also toggled the BitWarden extension off and on again after restarting the Brave browser multiple times. Brave looks to have retained settings after the reinstall ( instructions for a clean removal ) Also I noticed Im not being prompted by 2FA When logged into the BitWarden extension. I’ve entered the password and it logged into the Bitwarden extention with out it ever asking for 2FA. After I’m logged in there is nothing to sync, no passwords or anything else linked to the account. It’s like I’m logging into a brand new BitWarden account. I have inserted passwords directly from the bitwarden web access via cut and pasted correctly. Meanwhile I’ve successfully logged into the Bitwarden Web Valut without any issues from a Linux system whereas I’m prompted for 2FA. Everything also works with Andriod . I’m prompted on both devices with 2FA and everything syncs correctly. Changes on the cloud propagates to all devices except Windows. The Ubuntu & Andrid systems are syncing everything without any issues. It’s only the windows system thats experiencing broken sync issue.


I emailed BitWarden and requested support. Not sure who’s product is causing the problem. It would be in everyone’s best interest to use the latest version of the BitWarden extension. Currently I’m seeing a 1.19.1 implementation. Either way I’m considering using a different browser or password manager.


Preformed what I believe is now to be a clean install – I.E. Removed all app data folders including local and roaming . The browser refuses to load extensions whatsoever so the browser is now completely broke. Time for a new windows profile.


Issue resolved ! VPN was slowing down the extension from reinstalling. Be patient people. Clean removal and installation of the browser fixed the plugin… Everything is now Syncing ! You will have to wait for the extension to download and install it took 3-5 minutes after toggling BitWarden back on ! Felt like an eternity.

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