Web Vault

Last updated 25 days ago

Quick start guides for Keeper's Online Vault

Master Password

First, you must choose a Master Password. The longer and more random the string of characters you use, the better. Do not forget your Master Password. If you are using Keeper on more than one device, make sure to use the same Master Password.

Enterprise users who login with SSO do not require selection of a Master Password.

Best-in-class Security

Keeper uses a proprietary zero-knowledge security architecture and is the most audited and certified product on the market. Keeper protects your personal, business and client data with the privacy, security and confidentiality provisions.

Creating Records

Keeper protects you against hackers with a secure and convenient password manager. Your passwords, logins, credit card numbers, bank accounts and other personal information is saved in your private digital vault that is encrypted and unbreakable. All information is encrypted on your device using 256-bit AES ciphers. Your information is safe and secure. To create a new record, click the + Create New button.

Importing Passwords

Keeper Web Vault can quickly import passwords from your computer and web browsers. To start the process, click on the Account Dropdown > Settings > Import. If you have started the import process from a mobile app and came to the web vault, the web vault will ask you to install the Keeper Import Tool. If you came fresh into the Web Vault, you can download the import tool by clicking on the Import button in the Import window.

Click on Install to start the download process. Keeper will walk you through the process and ask you to double click on the Keeper Import installer from your Downloads folder.

  • Copy the code Keeper gives you. You will need this when prompted in the Keeper Importer.

  • If you are using a PC, you can just click on Run at it's prompt.

  • If you are on a Mac, Double click the KeeperImport.zip in your downloads. Then double click on the Keeper Import App to start the import process. You will encounter a few Keychain permission windows that will need your computer password to allow Keeper to access your web browsers.

Keeper will then ask for your token code. Paste the token code in and click Import. Keeper will report websites that you can scroll though and uncheck if you don't want specific websites stored. Click Add to Keeper to import the checked websites.

Keeper can import records and passwords from an export as well. See Advanced Import for details and instructions.

Creating Folders, Subfolders

To create a folder, click on + Create New and select Folder. To create a SubFolder, navigate to the parent folder first, then click the + Create New button and select Folder.

Moving & Shortcuts

Multiple Records and folders can be moved or have shortcuts created. Shortcuts are like alias files that can exist in two or more places, that when edited, change together. To move a single folder or record, click and drag that item to where you want. Confirm the action by clicking Create shortcut or Move. To move multiple items, hold Shift and click the items, drag and drop.

Moves and shortcuts can also be done by right-clicking on a record or folder to get a contextual menu. Clicking on the Options menu will also provide the ability to Move To and Create Shortcut.

Dynamic Search

Keeper's search feature automatically displays relevant records as you type. Dynamic searching works in all fields within each Keeper record for your convenience.

Filter Records

To filter by name or date, use the name dropdown menu.

To filter record specific types, use the record dropdown menu and buttons.


Deleted Records can be accessed via the main menu on the far left.

Password Generator

Maximum strength, random passwords help protect your information and reduce your exposure to Internet fraud. Keeper's Password Generator instantly creates high-strength, random passwords with a click of the Dice.


One-click login lets you securely access your favorite websites. From your Keeper record, simply click the Website Address field and your site will launch.


With KeeperFill, you can autofill your login credentials and save new website info to your secure Keeper vault. The KeeperFill browser extension is available for Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge and Internet Explorer. To know more about KeeperFill, check out our guides under KeeperFill Browser Extensions.

Secure File Storage

Securely upload files such as your passport photo, secret photos, drivers license, loan docs, videos and any private file to your Keeper vault. You can also securely share your private files and documents with other Keeper users - from vault to vault. Simply click the Add File or Photo button or drag-and-drop your files.

Note: Secure File Storage is available as a Secure Add On.

Sharing Records & Folders

You can securely share individual records or entire folders with other Keeper users. To share a single record with another user, open the Keeper record and click on Options and then Sharing. Enter the emails, then choose Can Edit, Can Share, Can Edit & Share, Read Only, or Transfer Ownership.

You can also create a shared folder. Shared folders allow you to share any number of records across your personal folders with one or more Keeper users.

To create a shared folder:

  1. Click on the +Create New button.

  2. Select Shared Folder.

  3. Use the pull-down menu to place this folder.

  4. Give the folder a name, click on Create.

  5. You can add Records and Users by clicking on the Edit button. To add records, highlight the Records tab and then click on the Add Records Search field. Give each record a permission: Can Edit means it's contents can be edited by users of the shared folder, Can Share means the record can be shared by users of this shared folder. Can Edit & Share means you can do both and Read Only means that the user can only see the record.

  6. You can add users under the Users tab by clicking on the Type Email Address field and highlighting a previous user or type in their email address for a new user. If you typed in an address, click on ADD to confirm the additional user. Give each user a permission: Can Manage Users means this user can add or remove other users from the shared folder, Can Manage Records means this user can add or remove any records in this folder. Can Manage Users & Records means the user can do both. No User Permissions means the user can’t manager others or the records

  7. Click on the Save button.


Account Emergency Access

Give trusted family and friends emergency access to your Keeper Vault in the event of an emergency or loss of life. Designate emergency contacts and decide how much time should pass before access is granted. Account Emergency Access can be found under the Account Pulldown Menu > Account > Emergency Access.

Record History

Keeper provides the ability to save and restore previous versions of your records at anytime. To restore a version of a record, click on the Options button and select Record History.

Select a version of the record you want to review based on the last modified date and time.

Review the record info by clicking on the Info button. To restore the record, click on the Restore button. To confirm the restore, click on Yes in the popup window.

Deleted Records

Deleted records can be reviewed and restored by visiting the Deleted Items section in the side menu.

Review the deleted records and click on a record to review it's information. To restore a deleted record, click on the Restore icon. To confirm the restore, click on Yes in the popup.


BreachWatch monitors the dark web for breached accounts then alerts you so you can take action to protect yourself against hackers.

Note: BreachWatch is available as a Secure Add On.

To start your BreachWatch scan, use the top, left-hand menu and then select BreachWatch. Click on Let's Begin. Click on the Scan button.

BreatchWatch will scan your records and report risks associated with them. Clicking Scan Results will show the records at risk. Clicking on the record will allow users to resolve those risks.

Resolving the risk requires you to change the password at the affected website. Then update the record in Keeper with the same password.

Security Audit

Security Audit allows the user to quickly see what passwords are weak. Click on the top, left-hand menu and then select Security Audit. You can edit that record's password by clicking on the name of the record in the list and then click the Edit button.

Identity & Payments

Identity & Payments is the place for you to store your personal address information and your credit card numbers safely. KeeperFill can insert this information into the correct fields for you when you checkout of a purchase. Click on the top, left-hand menu and then select Identity & Payments.


Once you have your address and credit card information stored. You can then use KeeperFill to securely autofill that information into websites. Make sure you are logged into the Keeper Browser Extension and then click the Keeper lock that appears in an address or a credit card field.


Users can change specific features like Languages, Themes, Two-Factor Authentication in the Settings menu. To access the Settings menu, click the Account Dropdown Menu. Settings are broken down into tabs: General, Security, KeeperFill, Import, and Export.

Account Dropdown


Under the General Settings you can:

  • Choose a new colored theme

  • Choose another language: English US & UK, Spanish, Japanese, Romanian, Chinese Simplified & Traditional, French, Korean, Russian, Arabic, Greek, Dutch, Slovak, Brazilian Portuguese, Hebrew, Polish, German, Italian, and Portuguese.

  • Reset Master Password

  • Reset Security Question

  • Change Email Address

  • Find and delete duplicate records

  • Delete All Owned Records


Under the Security Settings you can setup:

  • Auto-Logout

  • Enable Self-Destruct

  • Turn on Two-Factor Authentication

  • Setup Security Keys

  • Change PBKDF2 Iterations

Two-Factor Authentication

Two-Factor authentication is an approach to authentication requiring two or more of the three authentication factors: a knowledge factor, a possession factor, and an inherence factor. Under Account Dropdown > Settings > Security Tab > Two Factor Authentication > Setup you can choose a 2FA method. Methods are: Text Message, Google and Microsoft Authenticator (TOTP), DUO Security, and RSA SecurID and Keeper DNA. RSA SecurID and DUO Security are Enterprise features that require an Enterprise or Business account.

Text Message

1. The Text Message toggle is on by default. Select a Region (US+1 by default) and enter your 10 digit phone number that includes your area code. Click on Next.

2. You will see a prompt that says your Two-Factor Authentication code as been sent. Keeper then will ask to Enter your code. Enter in the Keeper code that was texted to the phone number you added. This verifies that you trust this number and device. Click on Next. Codes only last for a minute so if you need another code sent, click on Send a new code.

3. Backup Codes will be shown next. If you are unable to receive Two-Factor codes via that device, you can enter in one of the ones shown instead. Click on I have written these codes down to finish.

Note: Your 2FA code will need to be entered every time upon Web Vault login, unless you checkmark the box next to "Don't ask for 30 days."

Google and Microsoft Authenticator (TOTP)

1. Toggle the Google and Microsoft Authenticator (TOTP) on. Click Next.

2. Using the device that runs the Google and Microsoft Authenticator App, scan the QR code on the screen. The app will acknowledge the QR code and produce a verification code. Enter that verification code back into Keeper. Click Next.

3. Backup Codes will be shown next. If you are unable to receive Two-Factor codes via that device, you can enter in one of the ones shown instead. Click on I have written these codes down to finish.

Note: Your 2FA code will need to be entered every time upon Web Vault login, unless you checkmark the box next to "Don't ask for 30 days."

Keeper DNA

Keeper DNA for the Web Vault uses your smartchwatch to be your second factor. To use this feature, toggle the switch next to Keeper DNA, then follow these links to set up Keeper DNA on your platform:

Apple Watch • Android Wear

To turn off Two-Factor Authentication, toggle the switch across from Two-Factor Authentication to off in the Security Tab in Settings. Confirm the disable by click on OK.


  • Setup KeeperFill for Apps

  • Setup KeeperFill for Browser Extensions

KeeperFill is a browser extension that lets you auto fill your login credentials in your favorite websites. This section links you our download area. You can learn more about our extension under KeeperFill Browser Extensions.

Record Favorites

A record favorite is one that is marked to be quickly displayed under Favorites in the filter settings. To mark a record as a favorite, click on Options > Add to Favorites. You can also right click on a record and choose Add To Favorites. To see all your record favorites, click on filter menu at the top screen and choose Favorites.

Advanced Import

Keeper can import records and passwords from other password manager exports and .csv files. To do this click on the Account Dropdown > Settings > Import.

Keeper can import from: 1Password, Dashlande, EnPass, KeePass, KeePassX, LastPass, MacPass, mSecure, Passopolis, Passpack, RoboForm, SplashID, Stickey Password, True Key and ZOHO. This requires an export file from those companies. Click on the password manager you want to import from and then click on View Import Instructions. Follow the instructions given for that manager. Once you have the export file from that manager, drag and drop it into Keeper's Drop a File Here window.

Note: Make sure the export has the extension at the end of the file name. Example: export.csv

The import process allows you customize how you want the information organized. There are six general fields across the top of the scrollable window. Clicking on the titles of each one allows you to change the organization of that column via a drop down menu. Note the content of each column and change the title of each column to represent that info. Example: If you see a column of URLs and the column title says Notes, change that column title to URL. Once column titles are set, click on Import.

Bulk Import from .CSV File

File Format: Folder, Title, Login, Password, Website Address, Notes, Shared Folder, Custom Fields

  • To specify subfolders, use backslash "\" between folder names

  • To make a shared folder specify the name or path to it in the 7th field

Example 1: Create a regular folder at the root level with 2 custom fields

  • My Business Stuff,Twitter,marketing@company.com,123456,https://twitter.com,These are some notes,API Key,5555,Date Created, 2018-04-02

Example 2: Create a shared subfolder inside another folder with edit and re-share permission

  • Personal,Twitter,craig@gmail.com,123456,https://twitter.com,,Social Media#edit#reshare

Backup - Export

To back up your records*, click on the Account Dropdown > Settings > Export. There are two formats for export: PDF and .csv. There is an option to include records that are shared from other people. Click on Export Now under the file format you want.

*Note: Export will not back up files saved in records. This includes pictures, documents, music, etc. Only basic record hierarchy information will be exported. This includes Folder name, Title, Login, Password, URLs, Notes, Shared Folder Name, Custom Fields. Permissions and Add-On Features will not carry over.

Contact Information

Consumer support: support@keepersecurity.com

Business support business.support@keepersecurity.com

Link to FAQ Site https://keepersecurity.com/faq.html