Directly fill in password into other apps using Lollipop's new AccessibilityAction features

Dec 3, 2014 at 6:41 AM

Android Lollipop offers some new features that allow apps to directly fill in passwords into other apps safely without using the clipboard.
I'm refereing to the AccessibilityNodeInfo.AccessibilityAction and ACTION_SET_TEXT (

Is someone planning of implementing this feature into Keepass2Android?
Because it would make the app more user friendly.
Dec 7, 2014 at 4:47 AM
sounds like

That definitely would be very nice, but I'll have to see what it needs to be done!
Jan 28, 2015 at 3:35 PM
If you didn't see, I posted a link to an app that is GPLv3 that has that functionality in that issue.
Feb 6, 2015 at 6:30 PM
thanks for pointing to that code.
Please note, however, that there is currently an issue with the accessibility service which seems like this really has its downsides:
Sep 15, 2015 at 8:14 AM
Update on the android issue.

Seems like it will finally be fixed in the Marshmallow release. Hopefully this means this sought after feature can be implemented without negative performance issues.