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Working with Multiple Storage Accounts

To add a new storage account

With S3 Browser you can easily work with multiple storages. In order to connect to the storage you need to register the Storage Account in S3 Browser.

Your storage credentials are securely stored on your local disk in encrypted form.

To add new account:

1. Start S3 Browser and click Accounts, Add new account.

click add new account menu item

Click Accounts, Add new account, you may also use Ctrl+Shift+N keyboard shortcut.

The Add New Account dialog will open:

how to add new amazon s3 account

The Add New Account dialog.

2. Fill out account details:

3. Click Add new account.


To switch between accounts

You can easily switch between accounts by clicking Accounts => Account Name.

how to switch between amazon s3 accounts

Click Accounts => Account Name to switch to another account.

If account credentials are password-protected, S3 Browser will ask you to enter the password.

Enter Password Dialog

Enter password to decrypt your credentials and click OK.

Check out these instructions if you forgot your master password.


To edit an account

1. Click Accounts => Manage Accounts..

how to open accounts manager

Click Accounts => Manage Accounts, you may also use the Ctrl+Shift+M keyboard shortcut.

The Storage Accounts dialog will open:

how to edit/delete amazon s3 account

The Storage Accounts dialog allows you to view/edit/delete accounts.

2. Select the Account you want to edit and click Edit.

The Edit Account dialog will open:

how to edit/delete amazon s3 account

The Edit Account Dialog allows you to edit selected account.

3. Edit account properties and click Save Changes to confirm changes or click Cancel to reset any changes you made.

4. Click Save Changes to save changes and close the Storage Accounts dialog or click Cancel to close Account Manager without saving any changes.

To delete an account

1. Click Accounts => Manage Accounts..

how to open accounts manager

Click Accounts => Manage Accounts, you may also use the Ctrl+Shift+M keyboard shortcut.

The Storage Accounts dialog will open:

how to delete storage accounts

The Storage Accounts dialog allows you to view/edit/delete accounts.

2. Select one or multiple accounts you want to delete and click Delete.

4. Click Save Changes to save changes and close the Storage Accounts dialog or click Cancel to discard any changes you made.


Import/Export/Reorder accounts

Click Accounts => Manage Accounts..

how to open accounts manager

Click Accounts => Manage Accounts, you may also use the Ctrl+Shift+M keyboard shortcut.

To export accounts:

how to export storage accounts

Click More, Export accounts, you may also use the Ctrl+E keyboard shortcut.

1. Select one or multiple accounts you want to Export and click More, Export accounts. The Save As dialog will open:

Save As dialog, export storage accounts

Specify the file name and click Save.

2. Specify the file name and click Save

You can now transfer resulting file to another machine and import accounts.

To import accounts:

how to import storage accounts

Click More, Import accounts, you may also use the Ctrl+I keyboard shortcut.

1. Click More, Import accounts. The Open File dialog will open:

Open file dialog, import storage accounts

Select accounts file and click Open.

2. Select accounts file and click Open.

Accounts will be loaded from the file and added into the list:

Accounts successfully imported

Click Save changes

3. Click Save changes.

To reorder accounts:

1. Select one or multiple accounts you want to reorder and click More, Move up to move them up or More, Move down to move them down.

reorder storage accounts

Click More, Move up/Move down to reorder storage accounts.

You may also use Ctrl+↑ and Ctrl+↓ keyboard shortcuts.

You may also use context menu to perform all actions described in this tutorial.

accounts context menu

Accounts context menu

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