McAfee SafeKey tools overviewEnvironment
McAfee SafeKey comes with tools to help you manage your log in details easily. You can do things like generate a secure password for your websites, add secure notes, and check your password strength.
- Click the McAfee SafeKey button in your web browser.
- Select from these tools:
|Generate a secure password
||Get help creating a secure password for your favorite websites.
||Find a specific site or secure note in your vault.
||Refresh the website if SafeKey is slow to add in your login details, or if you experience any other issue that seems out of the ordinary.
||Import your data from other password management programs.
If you used a password management program before SafeKey, you do not have to enter everything manually.
||Export the information stored in your vault.
SafeKey offers several ways to back up and store your McAfee SafeKey. You can export as a CSV File or as an encrypted file (depending on your browser), or transfer your information to your browser's password manager.
- Click McAfee SafeKey.
- Select Tools, then click Export To.
- Choose where you want your data to be exported.
- Click Save.
||Print your stored sites and secure notes.
- Click McAfee SafeKey.
- Select Tools and click Print.
- Depending on what you want to print, click Sites or click Secure Notes.
- Click the arrow next to a column header to sort your information in ascending or descending order.
- Click Print.
|Check for Updates
||Find out if there is a new version of SafeKey.
|Clear Local History
||Remove any files that were stored while you used SafeKey. This tool is useful if you are on a computer that does not belong to you.
|Check Password Strength
||Review the passwords in your vault to see how your security level ranks on a scale of zero to 100 and learn how you can improve your security.
||See if you left SafeKey open on another device, and view the IP addresses that have recently accessed SafeKey.
||Find basic information about SafeKey including the plugin version number, the build type, and more.
||Add a site to your vault, manually.
NOTE: After you log in to your favorite website, SafeKey prompts you to add your username and password to your vault.
|Add Secure Note
||SafeKey lets you store your private information safely in a secure note.
You can think of secure notes as a digital notepad. Write down things like bank account numbers, government ID numbers for your family, passport numbers, safe combinations, bike lock codes, and anything else you want to store safely.