Use Dropbox Passwords

The number of account logins and payment cards you can store and the number of devices you can use Dropbox Passwords on depends on the plan you have. Check which plan you have.

  • Dropbox users on a Basic plan can store up to 50 logins and payment cards and use Dropbox Passwords on up to 3 devices.
  • Dropbox users on a Plus, Professional, Family, or Business plan can store unlimited logins and payment cards and use Dropbox Passwords on unlimited devices.

Notes:

Dropbox Passwords is a browser extension and mobile app by Dropbox. This article explains how to use Dropbox Passwords to save your account logins and payment cards, sync them across your devices, and have them autofill or suggest passwords when you sign into websites and mobile apps.

Learn how to download, install, and connect your devices to Dropbox Passwords.

Not using Dropbox Passwords yet? See how Dropbox helps you store and sync passwords.

Add or edit account logins and payment cards

You can add account logins and payment cards to Dropbox Passwords, as well as any notes you want to remember. You can go back and edit them anytime.

  • To add or edit in the browser extension, open the browser extension and click Add or Edit.
    • Note: The browser extension will automatically save account usernames and passwords when you create or sign in to an account on a website.
  • To add or edit on the mobile app, open the app and tap “+” (the plus sign) to add, or tap the name of the login or payment card and Edit to edit.

Remove account logins and payment cards

To remove an account login or payment card in the browser extension or on the mobile app, click or tap the “” (ellipsis) next to the account you’d like to remove and click or tap Remove.

Get suggestions for strong passwords

Dropbox Passwords can suggest strong passwords. 

To get a strong password suggestion:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension or mobile app.
  2. Click Add (browser extension) or “+ (plus sign, on mobile).
  3. Click Suggest strong password.
    • Click the gear icon to change the length and amount of numbers and symbols in the password.
  4. Click Use password.

From the password field:

  1. Start to create a new account on a website.
  2. Click the Dropbox Passwords icon that appears in the password text box. A dropdown will appear with a suggested password.
  3. Click Use password.
  4. Continue to create your account.

Share account logins and payment cards

You can share account logins and payment cards with other Dropbox Passwords users who have verified their Dropbox account.

To share an account login or payment card:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension or mobile app.
  2. Click the “” (ellipses) next to the account you’d like to share.
  3. Click Share.
  4. Type the email or name of the person (or people) you’d like to share with.
  5. Click Send.

To remove someone’s access to an account login or payment card:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension or mobile app.
  2. Click the “” (ellipses) next to the account you’d like to remove someone from.
  3. Click Remove access.

To see all the account logins and payment cards you’ve shared with someone:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension.
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials).
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Click Sharing.
  5. Click the name of the person you’d like to view.

Import account logins

If you have saved account logins in a browser or a CSV file from a different password manager, you can import them in the Dropbox Passwords browser extension.

Notes: 

  • The columns in your CSV file must be labeled so Dropbox Passwords knows how to import the information. Although Dropbox Passwords can recognize a range of labels, we recommend labeling them “Name”, “Password”, “Username”, “Notes”, and “URL”.
  • This feature doesn’t currently support importing passwords from Safari.

To import account logins:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension.
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials).
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Click Import.
  5. Click the browser or password manager you’d like to import from and follow the prompts.

Learn more about importing account usernames and passwords.

Export account logins and payment cards

You can export your all of your account logins and payment cards from Dropbox Passwords as a CSV file at any time, even if you downgraded your Dropbox account to Basic or joined a Dropbox Business team.

To export from browser extension:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords browser extension.
  2. Click your avatar (profile picture or initials).
  3. Click Preferences.
  4. Click the Account tab.
  5. Click Export.
  6. Click Export to confirm.

To export your accounts from the mobile app:

  1. Open the Dropbox Passwords mobile app.
  2. Tap the gear icon.
  3. Tap Export.
  4. Tap Export to confirm.
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