What are secure notes?

In the Secure Notes section of the application, you can store top-secret keys to software, wifi passwords, or surprise plans...whatever you like. Keep them safe, private, and accessible to only you.

How to create your Secure Note

On Windows and MacOS

To create a new secure note in Dashlane, you need to go first to the Secure Notes section of your Dashlane application. Then click the Add New button at the top left.

This will open up the note editor for a new note. When entering text in your notes you have a title line at the top. You will see this when the note is closed. Beneath that is the body of the note. This section can be as large as you want. Click OK to save it.

On Linux and Chromebook

You also can create Secure Notes on Linux and Chromebook. Please, refer to this article to found out how to do it. 

Available options for your Secure Notes

  • Categories

Choose a Category for your note. You can also add a new category by going to the Tools menu, then clicking on Edit secure note categories.

  • Lock with Master Password

You can decide to lock your note with your master password by checking the box in the top right corner. This means that you will need to enter your master password to access this note. Important: once you unlock a note with your master password, then it will stay unlocked until you log out of Dashlane.

  • Colors

You can give different colors to your notes to make them easier to identify. This is done with the Color option next to the Categories when you edit a note.

  • Share your notes securely with other people

Once your secure note is created, you can safely share it with other people, whether they are Dashlane users or not. Simply click on the Share button at the top right of the note, put in your friend's email address (one or several friends) and click Send. Learn more about secure sharing.

  • Searching for your Secure Notes

Search for a note using Dashlane's Search bar. But if your note is locked with your master password, then you'll need your master password to access this note from the search bar, for privacy reasons.

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