The Dashlane web app delivers an updated and improved Dashlane experience, allowing you to autofill and manage your passwords directly within your browser.
Dashlane for Safari is completely independent of the Dashlane desktop app. If you already used Dashlane in Safari, what's different? Everything and nothing—it's still the Dashlane you know and love, but updated and improved.
Find out more below, and start Dashing right in your browser with Dashlane for Safari.
Installing Dashlane for Safari
To install the extension, either click here or follow these steps:
- Open the App Store on your Mac
- Search for "Dashlane for Safari"
- Click on GET and then INSTALL to install the application
- Open Dashlane for Safari
- Click on Open Preferences to enable Dashlane
- The Extensions tab within Safari will open, and from there you should enable the extension by ticking the box next to it.
And you're all set!
Please note: If you have the old extension enabled you must disable it in order to use the new one.
Also, we strongly recommend that you disable Keychain. Having both autofill methods enabled will give you a confusing and less-effective user experience.
Dashlane for Safari gives you all the features you previously used in Safari, plus much more:
If you haven't already created your account, you can do so directly within the extension.
Just click on Create an account and follow the provided instructions.
And that's it! You'll be Dashing in no time!
Touch ID compatibility
Dashlane for Safari now allows you to log in to Dashlane and unlock your vault using the Touch ID biometric feature on your Mac.
This feature can be enabled on the Extension preferences menu, by ticking the option Use Touch ID.
Note that when you enable Use Touch ID, the option to remember your Master Password for 14 days will be disabled.
Unlock Dashlane with your Apple Watch
If you own an Apple Watch, you can also use it to unlock Dashlane for Safari.
Please note: To use this feature you must need to enable the Auto-Unlock feature on your Mac.
- On your Mac, choose Apple menu > System Preferences.
- Click Security & Privacy, then click General.
- Select the “Allow Apple Watch to unlock your Mac” checkbox
Easier password copy-paste feature
When accessing your Vault you will be able to access your credentials and access the Copy feature which comes with an integrated drop-down menu, which allows you to copy the Email and Password fields.
History on Password Generator
The new, more advanced Password Generator tab allows you to see the history of the passwords generated by it on a timeline. You can do this by clicking on Show history.
To reveal the passwords themselves, hover the mouse over it and click on Show, which will unveil the generated password. You can also show multiple passwords at the same time.
Dashlane for Safari is compatible with Mac's Dark Mode.