Developer Resources

Use 1Password beta releases

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

Get the 1Password extension beta

  1. If you already have the 1Password extension installed, uninstall it.
  2. Get the 1Password extension beta. You’ll see the ladybug icon ladybug icon which lets you know you’re getting the beta.

To stop using the beta

Uninstall the extension beta, restart your browser, then get the current release of the 1Password extension.

Get the 1Password beta

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 on the 1Password Support forum.

To stop using the beta

Turn off “Include beta builds” in Preferences > Updates. You’ll be updated to the next stable release when it’s available.

1Password for iOS has a private beta program. If you’re adding the 1Password extension to your iOS app, or you have experience as beta tester, you can ask to join the beta program on the 1Password Support forum.

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

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. Choose 1Password > Settings, then click Update.
  3. Change “Update channel” to “beta” and 1Password will automatically check for updates.

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

To stop using the beta

Change “Update channel” to “stable” in 1Password > Settings > Update. 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 on the 1Password Support forum.

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.

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