Getting Started Guide
Forensic Notes


The following guide will walk you through the process of setting up an account with Forensic Notes.

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Signing up for a Forensic Notes account is easy, safe, and very secure.

Forensic Notes uses Microsoft Azure B2C Active Directory to manage and store all user credentials. 

What this means for you, is that your username and password are safely stored and secured by a leader in web security.

On the Pricing page, you can select either Starter or Professional account.

Pricing Page Options

Upon selection, you will be redirected to the Azure Signup Page at:

As you can see below, you have a couple options:

  1. Signup with a Social account (LinkedIn, Facebook or Google)
  2. Signup with a Local account

Azure Signup or Sign In Page

If you decide to use Social Login, you will not be required to create a new password, as your Social account will provide authorization to access our app.

Unlike many other application, Forensic Notes only requires minimal access to your Social account to obtain your email and name.

Our application does NOT request access to read your emails, messages or contacts like many other services.

If you would rather use a local account, click the “Sign up now” link.

Why Trust Forensic Notes?

If you have questions about our security or storing your sensitive information online, please read our comprehensive FAQ on why you can and should Trust Forensic Notes.

When signing up for a Local account, you will need to verify the email address you provide.

Verifying your email address ensures that you can reset your password or confirm that you are the owner of the account if required in the future.  As shown below, you will need to click “Send verification code” and then check your email to enter the correct code.

Azure B2C Local Account Signup

Validation Email

This validation email is normally received within a few seconds, but can take up to 5 minutes.

If you do not see the email, please check your SPAM folder.

Once you successfully enter the code and press the “Verify Code” button, you will be able to submit this form by clicking the “Create” button at the bottom of the page.

With both Social and Local accounts, you will be required to use Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA).