Saving and filling passwords

Use the 1Password extension to fill in Safari and apps on your iPhone and iPad

Learn how to use the 1Password extension to fill passwords, credit cards, and addresses in Safari and supported apps on your iOS device.


If you have iOS 12 or later, there’s an easier way to fill and save passwords.

Set up the 1Password extension

Before you can use the 1Password extension, you’ll need to set up 1Password on your device. Then follow these steps:

  1. Open Safari and tap the Share icon.
  2. Swipe left on the bottom row of icons and tap More.
  3. Tap to turn on 1Password in the list of Activities.

    1Password enabled

  4. Touch and hold the 3 bar icon next to 1Password and move it to the top of the list, then tap Done.

From now on, you’ll be able to fill passwords and more, without even opening the 1Password app.

Tap More to view the list of Activities

Use the 1Password extension

There are two ways to open the 1Password extension on your iOS device:

Safari and web views

In Safari and apps with a web view, visit the web page where you want to use the 1Password extension. Tap the Share icon, then tap 1Password.

The 1Password icon in the iOS share sheet in Safari

Supported apps

Many apps have added support for the 1Password extension. In a supported app, you’ll see the 1Password icon near the password field. Tap it.

The 1Password icon on the sign-in screen in an app

Fill and save using the extension

Suggested items in 1Password

To fill a password, tap a Login item.

To save a password, tap New Login. Learn how to change a saved password.

To view an item’s details, tap the info icon.

To switch vaults, tap the vault icon in the top left.

In Safari and apps with a web view, tap to fill a credit card or address.

When you’re done, tap Cancel.

Get help

In Safari, the extension can’t be accessed from a blank tab or the Favorites page.

If you have an item in 1Password that’s not appearing when you open the extension, you may need to edit the item to make sure its website field matches the website or app.

If you recently changed an item on another device and the change isn’t appearing when you attempt to fill, open and unlock 1Password to sync your changes.

If you’re an iOS app developer, add the 1Password extension to your app.

If you still need help, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of iOS  
  2. Make sure you have the latest version of 1Password.
  3. Make sure that you set up 1Password.
  4. Make sure that you set up the 1Password extension.
  5. Make sure that Safari > Advanced > JavaScript is turned on in the Settings app.

Learn more

Next steps

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