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How to change your 1Password account password

You can change your account password at any time, like when you want to make it stronger or if it was used for another account.


If you know your password, you can change it at any time. If you forgot your password, try to recover it.

The 1Password lock screen

The password you use to sign in to and unlock the 1Password apps is your account password.

You change your password on

  1. Sign in to your account on
  2. Click your name in the top right and choose My Profile.
  3. Click Change Password.

Learn how to choose a good account password.

If you’re using 1Password for Windows, you’ll need to finish changing your password in the app. Open and unlock 1Password using your old password, click the red authentication error banner, and sign in with your new password.

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