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Export data from the 1Password 3 extension

Step 1: Export the data

  1. Open the 1Password Data Export page in Safari (Mac only) or Chrome, whichever browser has the 1Password 3 extension installed with the data you want to export:

    https://agilebits.com/extension/test/export_data

  2. Enter your password.

  3. Select the export option you were instructed to choose by 1Password Support:

    • Export non-synced items
    • Export everything
  4. Click Export.

Then choose your platform below and follow the steps to copy, paste, import, and delete your exported data.

Step 2: Copy and paste the data

  1. Click inside the text area.

  2. Choose Edit > Select All.

  3. Choose Edit > Copy.

    The exported 1Password data in a browser window, with the data in the box selected

    Only copy the data in the box, not the text above. If you copy the text above the box you won’t be able to import it.

  4. Open TextEdit, located in your Applications folder.

  5. Choose Format > Make Plain Text.

  6. Choose Edit > Paste.

  7. Choose File > Save.

  8. Name the file extension.1pif and save it on your desktop to make it easy to locate.

Step 3: Import the 1PIF file into 1Password

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Choose File > Import.
  3. Click Other, then click “Import a 1PIF File” and follow the on-screen instructions to import the extension.1pif file from your desktop.

Step 4: Delete the unencrypted data

Once you have migrated the data into 1Password, you’ll want to make sure to delete the extension.1pif file since it contains your sensitive data in an unencrypted format.

  1. In Finder, drag extension.1pif from your desktop to the Trash.
  2. Choose Finder > Empty Trash.

Step 2: Copy and paste the data

  1. Click inside the text area.

  2. Select all the items by pressing Ctrl + A.

  3. Click the Chrome menu    in the toolbar.

  4. Choose Copy.

    The exported 1Password data in a browser window, with the data in the box selected

    Only copy the data in the box, not the text above. If you copy the text above the box you won’t be able to import it.

  5. Open Notepad, located in the Start Menu.

  6. Choose Edit > Paste.

  7. Choose File > Save As.

  8. Set “Save as type” to All Files, and Encoding to Unicode.

  9. Name the file extension.1pif and save it on your desktop to make it easy to locate.

Step 3: Import the 1PIF file into 1Password

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.

  2. Choose File > Import, select the extension.1pif file, and click Open.

  3. Click “Yes to All” on the import confirmation dialog.

    Would you like to import an item named...?

  4. Click “No to All” if asked to replace existing items with the same name.

    An item with the same name already exists. Would you like to replace the existing item?

Step 4: Delete the unencrypted data

Once you have migrated the data into 1Password, you’ll want to make sure to delete the extension.1pif file since it contains your sensitive data in an unencrypted format.

  1. Drag extension.1pif from your desktop to the Recycle Bin.
  2. Right-click and Empty Recycle Bin.
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