Dropbox subscribers get new password manager, secure vault, more

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Dropbox gets new password manager
Dropbox Passwords ensures you never forget another login.
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Dropbox today rolled out a number of helpful new features for paying subscribers, including a password manager, a secure vault for sensitive files, and new computer backup tools. You can start using them now.

The new features, first revealed on June 16, were previously available to some Dropbox users in beta form. Now, anyone who pays for one of the premium Dropbox plans can use them across all platforms.

Dropbox bags brand-new features

One of the new features, Dropbox Passwords, looks to compete with the likes of 1Password and Dashlane. It provides a secure place to store all your online passwords and other important information.

The feature, which is available to Plus and Professional subscribers can work alongside your browser to autofill your login credentials online, and it works not only on desktops, but also Android and iOS.

Dropbox Vault adds a new section to your Dropbox account where you can store particularly sensitive information. It’s protected by its own PIN, which you can share with others in case of emergency.

The other helpful addition is a new computer backup feature. It can automatically upload specific files on your Mac or PC. It’s the only new feature that’s available to Basic (free) users as well paying subscribers.

Get started today

Finally, there are some additions for business users with Dropbox Professional accounts. One lets organizations add branding, such as a logo or background images, to their Dropbox files.

Professional users can also see new insights into shared Dropbox links, like how many times a link was clicked, when it was clicked, and more.

All of these changes are available to Dropbox users today. Visit Dropbox.com to find out more, and to get started.