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Log in to and out of Identity Safe

Jun 27, 2010

Norton Internet Security provides various ways by which you can log in to or log out of Identity Safe.

You can log in to or log out of Identity Safe from the following areas of Norton Internet Security:
  • The Web Settings section in the Norton Internet Security Settings window
  • The Norton Toolbar
To secure your Identity Safe data when you are away from your computer, log out of Identity Safe to prohibit access by others.

When you have connected your external drives, in certain instances, Identity Safe automatically logs you out of the profile that you are logged in to.


Identity Safe automatically logs you out of your current profile under the following circumstances:
  • When you are logged in to a portable profile or a local profile and click Identity Safe Setup to create a new profile
  • When you are logged in to a portable profile and safely or unsafely remove your external drive
  • When you switch to your portable profile from your local profile
To log in to Identity Safe
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Web pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Identity Safe, in the Log in to Identity Safe row, click Configure.
  3. In the Login to Identity Safe dialog box, type your Identity Safe password.
  4. If you insert an external drive that has a portable profile, then in the Login to Identity Safe dialog box, do one of the following:
    • If you want to log in to your local profile, select the Local Profile tab and type your password.
    • If you want to log in to your portable profile, select the Portable Profile tab and type your password.
    If you do not remember your password, click Password hint to see the hint that you provided when you created the password.
  5. Click OK.
To log out of Identity Safe
  1. In the Norton Internet Security main window, in the Web pane, click Settings.
  2. Under Identity Safe, in the Log out of Identity Safe row, click Log out now.
To log in to Identity Safe from the Norton Toolbar
  1. Start Internet Explorer or Firefox.
  2. On the Norton Toolbar, click Cards & Logins.
  3. In the Login to Identity Safe dialog box, type your Identity Safe password.
  4. If you insert an external drive that has a portable profile, then in the Login to Identity Safe dialog box, do one of the following:



    • If you want to log in to your local profile, select the Local Profile tab and type your password.
    • If you want to log in to your portable profile, select the Portable Profile tab and type your password
  5. Click OK.
To log out of Identity Safe from the Norton Toolbar
  1. Start Internet Explorer or Firefox.
  2. On the Norton Toolbar, click Cards & Logins, and then click Log out of Identity Safe.

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