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Create and share vaults

Learn how to create new vaults to organize your information and give other people access to items they need.

Create and share vaults on 1Password.com

You can use vaults to organize your items and share with others. Sign in to your account on 1Password.com to get started.

Create a vault

To create a vault, click New Vault on your Home page and give your vault a name. You can also give a description and an icon. When you’re done, click Create Vault.

Your new vault will appear on all your devices.

Learn how to move and copy items.

Create a new vault on 1Password.com

Share a vault

Before you can share with anyone, you’ll need to invite people. Then you can choose vaults you’ve created to share with them.

To share a vault:

  1. Click Vaults in the sidebar, then click the name of the vault you want to share.
  2. Click Manage in the People section.
  3. Select or deselect the people you want to share the vault with, then click Update Family Members.

Now everyone you’ve shared the vault with can view and edit items in it.

Select or deselect the people you want to share the vault with

Manage access

Everyone with access to a vault can view, print, and copy the items in it. When you first share a vault with someone, they can also create, edit, and delete the items in it.

If you allow someone to manage a vault, they can change the vault’s name and description, or delete the vault.

To change someone’s access to a vault, click to the right of their name.

Manage vault permissions for a family member

Edit a vault

To change a vault’s name or description, click Edit Details. Enter a new name or description, then click Save.

To permanently remove a vault and all its items from your account and your devices, click More Actions > Delete Vault.

When you delete a shared vault, it will also be removed from the devices of everyone you were sharing it with. The built-in Private vault can’t be renamed or deleted.

Edit vault details or delete the vault on 1Password.com

Create and share vaults in the 1Password apps

You can use vaults to organize your items and share with others. Open and unlock 1Password to get started.

Create a vault

To create a vault, open the vault menu and click New Vault. Give your vault a name. You can also give a description and an icon. When you’re done, click Create New Vault.

Your new vault will appear on all your devices.

Learn how to move and copy items.

Create a new vault in 1Password for Mac

Share a vault

Before you can share with anyone, you’ll need to invite people. Then you can choose vaults you’ve created to share with them.

To share a vault:

  1. Open the vault menu, then click next to the vault you want to share and choose Manage Access.
  2. Select or deselect the people you want to share the vault with, then click Confirm.
Share a vault in 1Password for Mac

Now everyone you’ve shared the vault with can view and edit items in it. You can manage vault access for your family or team on 1Password.com.

Edit a vault

To change a vault’s name or description, click and choose Edit Vault. Enter a new name or description, then click Save.

To permanently remove a vault and all its items from your account and your devices, click and choose Delete Vault.

When you delete a shared vault, it will also be removed from the devices of everyone you were sharing it with. The built-in Private vault can’t be renamed or deleted.

Delete a vault in 1Password for Mac

You can use vaults to organize your items. Open and unlock 1Password to get started.

Create a vault

To create a vault, open the vault menu and tap New Vault. Give your vault a name. You can also give a description and an icon. When you’re done, tap Create New Vault.

Your new vault will appear on all your devices.

Learn how to move and copy items.

Create a new vault in 1Password for iOS

You can use vaults to organize your items. Open and unlock 1Password to get started.

Create a vault

To create a vault, open the vault menu and tap “New vault”. Give your vault a name. You can also give a description and an icon. When you’re done, tap “Create vault”.

Your new vault will appear on all your devices.

Learn how to move and copy items.

Create a new vault on 1Password.com

Edit a vault

To change a vault’s name or description, open the vault menu and tap next to the vault. Tap Edit, enter a new name or description, then tap Save.

To permanently remove a vault and all its items from your account and your devices, tap next to the vault, then tap “Delete vault”.

When you delete a shared vault, it will also be removed from the devices of everyone you were sharing it with. The built-in Private vault can’t be renamed or deleted.

Delete a vault in 1Password for Android

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