Allowing Users to Log in Easily

Article Number:02057

You can streamline the Kintone login authentication process.
Use the method that suits your needs. You can also use different methods together.

Making Login Easy
Method 1 Enabling Auto-Complete for the Login Name
Method 2 Allow Web browsers to save login name and password
Method 3 Allowing Automatic Login
Method 4 Configuring the Lifetime of a Login Session

For the default values of each setting, refer to the following page:
Default Values for Simplified Login Authentication

Allowing Web Browsers to Save Login Names and Passwords

Specify whether to allow the Web browser to remember the login name and password.
Some Web browsers can override this setting.

For Google Chrome

Sample screen of Google Chrome

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Login. Image of Login

  4. In the "Streamline Login Process" section, select "Allow Web browsers to save login name and password".
    Screen to configure login security

  5. Click Save.

Allowing Automatic Login

You can allow users to stay logged in even after they close the Web browser.
To enable automatic login, both administrators' settings and users' actions are necessary.

Configuring Administrators

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Login. Image of Login

  4. In the "Streamline Login Process" section, select "Allow users to skip login step".
    Screen to configure login security

  5. Select the validity period of automatic login.
    Automatic login has been enabled during this period of time specified here. Screen to configure login security

  6. Specify the lifetime of a login session.
    If you allow users to skip login step, you must specify the lifetime of a login session in order to prevent unauthorized accesses.

  7. Click Save.

  8. You must inform users that they must take actions described in the "Users" section in order to use Automatic Login feature.

User Actions

In order to enable the automatic login feature, users need to login by following the steps described below.

  1. Display the login screen.
    If the user has been logged in, log out from the session.

  2. Select "Remember me".

    Login screen

  3. Enter the login name and password to log in.
    Automatic Login feature becomes available for the period specified in the "Administrators" section.

When Administrators Do Not Allow Users to Use Automatic Login

To enable automatic login, both administrators' settings and users' actions are necessary.
If a user takes appropriate actions but his/her administrator does not allow automatic login, only the login name is stored in the browser. In such a case, the user cannot use automatic login.

Configuring the Lifetime of a Login Session

Specify the time from last access to Kintone until logout.
If you allow users to skip login step, you must specify the lifetime of a login session in order to prevent unauthorized accesses.

  1. Click gear shaped administration menu icon in the header.

  2. Click "Users & System Administration".

  3. Click Login. Image of Login

  4. In the "Session Settings" section, select a lifetime option.
    Screen to configure login security

  5. Click Save.