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How to add your 1Password account to the apps

Learn how to add your account to the 1Password apps alongside your existing data.

Tip

If you want to move your existing 1Password data to a 1Password account, it’s simple to migrate your data.

Add your account to the app

To add your account to 1Password for Mac:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Choose 1Password > Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts icon, then click the + button.
  4. Click “Scan Setup Code” if you have your Setup Code available. Otherwise click “Enter account details manually” to enter your account details by hand.
  5. Enter your Master Password and click Sign In.

The Master Password that unlocks the app will always be the Master Password for the first account you sign in to, even if you add additional accounts with different Master Passwords.

To add your account to 1Password for iOS:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Tap Settings.
  3. Tap 1Password Accounts.
  4. Tap Add Existing Account.
  5. Tap Scan Account Details if you have your Setup Code available. Otherwise enter your account details.
  6. Enter your Master Password and tap “Sign in”.

The Master Password that unlocks the app will always be the Master Password for the first account you sign in to, even if you add additional accounts with different Master Passwords.

To add your account to 1Password for Windows:

  1. In your browser, sign in to your account on 1Password.com.
  2. Select your account name in the top right and choose Get the Apps.
  3. Open and unlock 1Password, then choose Accounts > “Sign in to another account”.
  4. Click “Scan your Setup Code” and choose “From my screen”. If you can’t scan your Setup Code, make sure it’s visible when you minimize 1Password.
  5. Enter your Master Password and click “Sign in”.

The Master Password that unlocks the app will always be the Master Password for the first account you sign in to, even if you add additional accounts with different Master Passwords.

To add your account to 1Password for Android:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Tap Menu , then choose Settings > 1Password Accounts.
  3. Tap the plus button then tap Scan Account Details.
  4. Scan your Setup Code and enter your Master Password.

The Master Password that unlocks the app will always be the Master Password for the first account you sign in to, even if you add additional accounts with different Master Passwords.

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