Dashlane keeps your password game on point [50 Essential iOS Apps #15]

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Dashlane can store all your logins, and makes signing in to websites quick and easy.
Photo: Ian Fuchs/Cult of Mac

50 Essential iOS Apps: Dashlane password manager appHow many logins and passwords do you have? If the answer is more than one, then ask yourself how many accounts use the same password? If that answer isn’t zero, you need Dashlane. Reused and weak passwords are one of the biggest vulnerabilities on the modern web, but remembering a bunch of unique and complex passwords is nearly impossible. What isn’t hard is using your thumb or face to open a password manager with all your strong passwords.

What is Dashlane password manager

Dashlane is an online shopping app turned cross-platform password manager. Designed to enable users to have highly complex passwords without needing to remember which random characters were used. Dashlane also offers a security dashboard, allowing you to know just how secure your passwords are, and if your accounts have been compromised across the web.

Why it’s great

Using a password manager is essential in the modern world. With so many sites and logins to keep track of, having unique and complex passwords is very important. Dashlane makes setting strong passwords easy, while only requiring you to remember a single “Master Password.” Even better, the app can use Face ID or Touch ID on your iPhone, iPad, or Touch Bar MacBook Pro to unlock in an instant.

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Dashlane stores logins, helps you change passwords, or generate stronger passwords
Screenshots: Ian Fuchs/Cult of Mac

With lots of password managers out there, one thing that sets Dashlane apart actually resides in the Mac app. Unlike others, using the app’s browser extension can place a small icon in login fields of websites, allowing you to quickly login with a single click.

Dashlane also offers syncing between your devices, with best-in-class security. Only you have the key to your data, so your most sensitive information is safe from outside intrusion. Ease of use, cross-platform support, and rock solid security are just some of the reasons we named it the Official Password Manager of Cult of Mac.

Who Dashlane is for

Having a password manager that offers great protection across devices and all over the internet is invaluable. Everyone should be using a password manager like Dashlane to ensure they stay safe across the internet.

Bottom line: Dashlane is the best password manager

If you’re not using a password manager, give Dashlane a try! It is easy to use, very well designed, and an extremely useful tool on any iOS device. Best of all, they offer 30 days of premium for free when you setup a new account which is more than enough to get a feel for the app.

Price: Free (get Dashlane Premium for $39.99/year)

Download from: App Store

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