Vault Offline Access

Offline access is a common use case for users who require vault access in poor network conditions.


Offline Mode allows users access to their vaults from any device when they are not able to connect online to Keeper. Offline access is available for Keeper Web Vault, Windows Desktop App, Mac Desktop App, Linux Desktop App and conditional offline access on mobile platforms.

This capability works by making a copy of your encrypted vault to your local device. The vault data is stored in an encrypted format which is only accessible if the user provides their master password or biometric authentication.

Multiple users can share a single device (e.g. a laptop PC) and all will have their vault stored safely on that PC when offline.

Platforms That Support Offline Access



Keeper Desktop App (Mac, Windows, Linux)

Web Browser

Web Vault (Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge)

Mobile (Conditional Access)

iOS | Android

Mobile - Conditional Offline Access:

Offline mode is available as long as there are no enforcements or specific 2FA settings that directly prevent it. See Troubleshooting for scenarios that affect offline access via your mobile device.

Work Offline with an SSO Enabled Account

If your organization's SSO is not available (e.g. is offline), click Work Offline in the lower right corner of your screen then click Enterprise SSO Login > SSO User with a Master Password to gain access to your vault offline.

From the login screen, enter your Master Password as usual to login offline.

For users who normally login with SSO and do not have a master password setup, you must first configure one in order to login to Keeper when offline by visiting your vault Settings Menu.

If this option is unavailable to you, please request this feature from your Keeper Administrator who can activate the capability from the Keeper Admin Console.

Offline Setup

To access Offline Mode, your device will need to be “primed” with a local copy of your vault by logging in with an online connection at least once. Moving forward, you will have access to all of the records in your vault and you can create new records and edit existing records, all without requiring a network connection.

Users can confirm their Keeper Vault is available offline via a lightning bolt icon and "Available Offline" text which indicates your vault data has been loaded onto that device (the same will apply for Keeper on iOS and Android devices). If the availability indicator is not present, you will first need to login to your vault at least once while online.

Work Offline

To activate Offline Mode from the vault login screen or from within your vault on Keeper Web or Desktop, click Work Offline in the lower right corner of your screen. On iOS and Android devices, Offline Mode will automatically be initiated when logging in if you aren't connected to the internet.

The "Offline Mode" indicator will appear at that top of your vault window.

You can resume a session online at anytime (provided you have a stable network connection) by clicking Go Online in the upper right corner of your vault window.

Offline Features

Keeper's offline capabilities are central to a user's ability to retrieve important data even in the poorest of network conditions. Key vault features that are available offline include:

  • Creating new records

  • Editing records

  • Viewing your Security Audit score

  • Viewing Deleted Items (Web and Desktop)

A notice will appear if you attempt to perform an action that is not available while offline.

If a device is being used temporarily (e.g. a borrowed PC), then the stored offline vault can be deleted from that device.

From the Keeper login screen, click the dropdown icon in the email address field, then click the "X" to the right of your email address to delete all offline data associated with that vault from the device. This action can be similarly performed on all Keeper platforms.


There are scenarios where Offline Mode might not function for you, based on configuration.

  • If you have 2FA enabled on the account and you're set for "Prompt Every Login", Keeper will not allow offline access. To change this setting, reset your two-factor authentication method and when prompted for 2FA, select "prompt every 30 days" or "don't ask again on this device".

  • Offline access on Android platforms will work as long as you have not chosen to prompt 2FA on every login.

  • Offline access on iOS platforms will ONLY work if you select "Don't ask again on this device."

  • If you are receiving error messages regarding the network connection, switch your device wi-fi or network connection completely off, and try to login again.

  • If you are using the Keeper Web Vault, ensure that you are loading the vault from one of the URLs listed below. Offline Mode on the Web Vault requires that you load the vault login page directly (instead of navigating to the Keeper website first).

  • If you are using Keeper through your employer, the offline mode may be disabled based on your administrator’s security settings.

When logging in offline on a Web Browser (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge), the user must navigate to this exact URL: US Data Center: EU Data Center:

AU Data Center: CA Data Center: JP Data Center: US Public Sector / GovCloud:

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