Receive files into my vault from non-Bitwarden users [Send]

I’m so stoked that the Send feature is here, massive thanks to the dev team!

A suggestion to level this feature up beyond all the QoL requests like the ability to hide email in the send and the ability to send password entries without having to copy&paste, I’d love it if we were able to Receive files into our vault.

In circumstances where we need to request a sensitive file from a client, our current solution is to send them a 1-page document with instructions on how to .7zip the file with encryption and a password, relying on third-party apps and the client’s ability to install the app on their work computer.

Being able to generate a file receive request link with a password that we can send to clients would for them to simply upload the file would be a game changer.

Thanks again for your tireless work, dev team!

Thanks for the feedback! We agree this is a good idea :sunglasses: - hopefully more to come soon!


Request files from other people

Feature function

  • It would be nice to have a feature similar to Dropzone in SendSafely. This feature works similar to the Bitwarden Send feature.
  • The dropzone will allow users to request files from external users securely. It shall have an OTP validation before sending the file to the requestor.
  • The dropzone shall have flexible access controls and multiple users must have access to it. It works like a shared folder/repository
  • Shall have a policy for file retention.

Advantages to Bitwarden

  • Bitwarden shall become an one stop shop for password management and secure file transmission. This would speed up enterprise adoption and attract more users.
  • For example, in my company we uses a combination of Keeper Security and SendSafely. If Bitwarden has the above feature then we can replace both these systems with Bitwarden.

Related topics + references


Excellent write-up!

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It would be great if the recipient would be able to use the text or file option to upload to the secure send URL that was provided to them by the sender using the Send functionality.

It would also be awesome if non users could also send secured notes. Often times I need to obtain passwords from clients and I don’t want them sending the messages through email.

Thank you for your post!

Feature name

  • Secure Request

Feature function

  • What will this feature do differently? You have a great option to send secure notes and files to people , but it would be useful to9 have option to send a link to someone and they can then add files or text to come back to me. This could be used if you needed a user password for a task etc.
  • What benefits will this feature bring?
  • Remember to add a tag for each client application that will be affected

Related topics + references

  • Are there any related topics that may help explain the need and function of this feature?
  • Are there any references to this feature or function on other platforms that may be helpful?

Not sure if this fits within the scope. But since the “Send” feature has two options for sending files and text, I imagine having the same feature parity would be ideal.

Our use case is requesting secrets from users, e.g. an API key or OAuth client ID and client secret.

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I’m also keen on a Bitwarden Send request feature.

Our usecase is for agency clients who are less technically savvy and who might normally want to message passwords unencrypted. We would pre-emptively send them request links so they know where to put these things.

From this perspective, the name “Secure Request” might parse quite well.

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Hey Trey, would love an update on this request. Has it made the cut in the current roadmap?

Hi @janbaykara! Great question - @dwbit would be the best source of info for that.

Thanks for asking! The team is working on expanding Bitwarden Send and vault sharing capabilities, including the ability to save a send to a Bitwarden vault. We’ll share more details as they become available.

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Thanks mate Appreciate your response.

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