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Use 1Password on your Apple Watch

Two-factor authentication on an Apple Watch

Use 1Password on your Apple Watch to quickly look up information:

  • credit card numbers and PINs
  • one-time passwords
  • bank account details
  • passport numbers
  • Wi-Fi passwords
  • secure notes

To get started, set up 1Password on your iPhone, then add items to your Apple Watch.

Add and remove items from your Apple Watch

To add an item to your Apple Watch:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password on your iPhone.
  2. Find the item you want to add to your watch.
  3. Tap the ellipsis icon and choose Add to Apple Watch.

To see all the items you’ve added to your watch, tap The Items icon at the bottom of the screen, then scroll down to Tags and choose Apple Watch.

If you don't see the Tags section, learn how to customize the items tab to see your tags.

To remove an item from your Apple Watch, tap it, then tap the ellipsis icon and choose Remove from Apple Watch.

Tap Add to Apple Watch

View items on your Apple Watch

To open 1Password on your Apple Watch, press the Digital Crown and tap the 1Password icon on the Home screen.

To view an item, tap it. You can tap any field to enlarge it.

An enlarged password on Apple Watch

View one-time passwords on your watch face

You can also add one-time passwords to your watch face:

  1. Open 1Password on your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap an item and tap the one-time password field.
  3. Scroll down and turn on “Use as complication”.
  4. Customize your watch face and add the new complication.

You can add regular password fields as a complication as well, but they'll be concealed. You can tap the complication to view the password.

A complication with two-factor authentication on the watch face

Get help

Document items can’t be viewed on Apple Watch.

If you see “Your Apple Watch passcode must be set”:

  1. Open Settings on your Apple Watch.
  2. Tap Passcode, then tap Enable Passcode.

If you don’t see 1Password on your Apple Watch:

  1. Open the Watch app on your iPhone and tap My Watch.
  2. Scroll down and tap 1Password.
  3. Turn on Show App on Apple Watch.

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