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Identity Safe helps you manage your identity and provides additional security while you perform online transactions. You can use the various features in Identity Safe to manage your personal data such as addresses, date of birth and credit card information. The logins, cards, and notes help you store and use your personal information in a secure way.
To turn on or off Identity Protection:
In the Norton 360 main window, click Settings.
In the Settings window, under Quick Controls, do one of the following:
To turn off Identity Safe, uncheck Identity Safe.
To turn on Identity Safe, check Identity Safe.
To configure Identity Safe settings
In the Norton 360 main window, click Identity, and then click Manage Identity Protection.
Under Identity Safe, identify the feature that you want to use, and click Configure. Your options are:
Identity Safe Setup: This option lets you set up Identity Safe vault. You can create an online vault and store your Identity Safe data.You must log in to your Norton Account to create an online vault.
Browsing Options: This option lets you configure the way you want Identity Safe to collect, store, and display the login information for the Web pages you visit. You can configure Identity Safe to display your cards that you created for the websites that have forms. You can also configure the autofill settings for the websites that contain security threats. In addition, you can do the following activities:
Configure the region for your card information.
Specify how you want Norton Identity Safe to use the autofill feature.
Set the options that make Identity Safe to display a message to notify you that you have inserted an external drive.
Set the options that make Identity Safe to warn you about the unsafe removal of external drives.
Turn off the browser's password manager
Password & Security: This option lets you change the password settings and the security level of your Identity Safe password.You should change your Identity Safe password frequently to keep your Identity Safe data from being misused.
Edit Cards: This option lets you manage your personal information such as name, date of birth, email address, and credit card information in one place. You can use the information that you store to automatically fill forms. This feature lets you provide sensitive information without typing it when you are online. In this way, Identity Safe protects you from keyloggers that steal and misuse your identity.
Edit Logins: This option lets you manage login information. Logins include information such as your email login credentials and Internet banking credentials. When you save all of your login information in the Identity Safe, you can do the following:
Easily track all your logins
Quickly launch your login websites
View or update your password for the website
Use folders to organize your logins
Change your login settings
Edit Notes: This option lets you store and manage sensitive information. You can save social security number, driver's license number, insurance policy number, and passport number. You can also save private accounts, lock combinations, documents, notes, frequent flier numbers, bank account number, security challenge questions, and legal and financial information.
Export Data: This option lets you back up the Identity Safe data in .DAT or .CSV file formats. You should back up all of your Identity Safe data periodically.
Import Data: This option lets you import the Identity Safe data from the backed up file or from the portable profile that you have from the older versions of Norton 360. When you import the Identity Safe data you have the following options:
Merge the imported data in to the vault that you are currently logged in.
Replace the existing Identity Safe data that you stored in your vault that you are logged in with the imported data.
Sync Data Online: This option lets you move your Identity Safe data that you stored in your local vault to online vault. When you sync your Identity Safe data from local vault to online vault, the data in the local vault is permanently removed.
Delete Data: This option lets you permanently remove the Identity Safe vault.
For more information on configuring Identity Safe, please click here to visit the Norton 360™ Online support site.