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Use 1Password beta releases

Learn how to install prerelease versions of 1Password and provide feedback to help make 1Password even better.

Install a beta release of the 1Password app

You can update to the latest beta release right in 1Password for Mac.

To get started with the beta:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Choose 1Password > Preferences > Updates.
  3. Turn on “Include beta builds” and click Check Now.

    Updates will be installed automatically when “Automatically install updates” is turned on.

If you installed 1Password from the Mac App Store, you won’t see the option to include beta builds. Download the app from 1Password.com to use the beta.

After you’ve installed the beta, you can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community.

To stop using the beta

Install the current stable release of 1Password. Then turn off “Include beta builds” in Preferences > Updates.

  1. Download TestFlight.
  2. Join the 1Password for iOS beta.

After you’ve installed the beta, you can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community.

To stop using the beta

  1. Open TestFlight.
  2. Tap 1Password, then tap Stop Testing.
  3. Remove the 1Password beta app.
  4. Download 1Password on the App Store.

You can update to the latest beta release right in 1Password for Windows.

To get started with the beta:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Settings.
  3. Click Advanced, then set “Release channel” to Beta.

    Updates will be installed automatically when “Install updates automatically” is turned on.

After you’ve installed the beta, you’ll see “Beta” in the title bar. You can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community.

To stop using the beta

In Settings > Advanced, set “Release channel” to Production. You’ll be updated to the next stable release when it’s available.

  1. Join the 1Password for Android beta.
  2. Update 1Password on Google Play.

After you’ve installed the beta, you can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community.

To stop using the beta

Visit the 1Password for Android beta settings page and click “Leave the program”. You’ll be updated to the next stable release when it’s available.

You can update to the latest beta release for your Linux distribution:

Or install the beta from the Snap Store.

After you’ve installed the beta, you can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community.

Debian or Ubuntu

Install the beta using your package manager:

  1. Add the key for the 1Password apt repository:

     curl -sS https://downloads.1password.com/linux/keys/1password.asc | sudo gpg --dearmor --output /usr/share/keyrings/1password-archive-keyring.gpg
    
  2. Add the 1Password beta apt repository:

     echo 'deb [arch=amd64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/1password-archive-keyring.gpg] https://downloads.1password.com/linux/debian/amd64 beta main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/1password.list
    
  3. Add the debsig-verify policy:

     sudo mkdir -p /etc/debsig/policies/AC2D62742012EA22/
     curl -sS https://downloads.1password.com/linux/debian/debsig/1password.pol | sudo tee /etc/debsig/policies/AC2D62742012EA22/1password.pol
     sudo mkdir -p /usr/share/debsig/keyrings/AC2D62742012EA22
     curl -sS https://downloads.1password.com/linux/keys/1password.asc | sudo gpg --dearmor --output /usr/share/debsig/keyrings/AC2D62742012EA22/debsig.gpg
    
  4. Install 1Password:

     sudo apt update && sudo apt install 1password
    

The packages and repository are signed with the GPG key 3FEF9748469ADBE15DA7CA80AC2D62742012EA22.

CentOS, Fedora, or Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Install the beta using your package manager:

  1. Add the key for the 1Password yum repository:

     sudo rpm --import https://downloads.1password.com/linux/keys/1password.asc
    
  2. Add the 1Password beta yum repository:

     sudo sh -c 'echo -e "[1password]\nname=1Password Beta Channel\nbaseurl=https://downloads.1password.com/linux/rpm/beta/\$basearch\nenabled=1\ngpgcheck=1\nrepo_gpgcheck=1\ngpgkey=\"https://downloads.1password.com/linux/keys/1password.asc\"" > /etc/yum.repos.d/1password.repo'
    
  3. Install 1Password:

     sudo dnf install 1password
    

The packages and repository are signed with the GPG key 3FEF9748469ADBE15DA7CA80AC2D62742012EA22.

Arch Linux

Install the beta from the Arch User Repository (AUR):

  1. Get the 1Password signing key:

     curl -sS https://downloads.1password.com/linux/keys/1password.asc | gpg --import
    
  2. Clone the 1Password package:

     git clone https://aur.archlinux.org/1password-beta.git
    
  3. Install 1Password:

     cd 1password-beta
     makepkg -si
    

The source is signed with the GPG key 3FEF9748469ADBE15DA7CA80AC2D62742012EA22.

Other distributions (.tar.gz)

Download and install the beta .tar.gz file to use on other distributions.

  1. Download 1Password:

     curl -sSO https://downloads.1password.com/linux/tar/beta/x86_64/1password-latest.tar.gz
    
  2. Extract and move the files:

     tar -xf 1password-latest.tar.gz
     sudo mkdir -p /opt/1Password
     sudo mv 1password-*/* /opt/1Password
    
  3. Run the installation script:

     sudo /opt/1Password/after-install.sh
    

The .tar.gz file is signed with the GPG key 3FEF9748469ADBE15DA7CA80AC2D62742012EA22. Download the .sig file.

Snap Store

Install the beta from the Snap Store:

sudo snap install 1password --beta

To stop using the beta

Install the current stable release of 1Password.

Install a beta release of the 1Password extension

If you’re already using 1Password in your browser, uninstall it. Then install the beta release of 1Password in your browser. Get the beta for:

Chrome

Firefox

Edge

Brave

If you’re using Safari, the beta release of 1Password in your browser is already included with the beta release of 1Password for Mac.

After you’ve installed the beta, you can share your feedback with the 1Password Support Community

To stop using the beta in your browser

If you’re using Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Brave, uninstall 1Password from your browser. Then install the current stable release of 1Password in your browser.

If you’re using Safari, follow the steps to stop using the beta of 1Password for Mac.

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