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Deploy 1Password in the browser

Learn how to deploy 1Password in the browser on multiple computers for your team.

If you’re an administrator, you can deploy 1Password in the browser for your employees, so they won’t have to manually install it and configure their settings on their own. You can use these steps to deploy 1Password in Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.

Mac

On a Mac, you can use JSON to deploy 1Password in the browser for your team:

Chrome

  1. Open your text editor and create a new file. Enter the following line:

     { "external_update_url": "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" }
    
  2. Save the file as aeblfdkhhhdcdjpifhhbdiojplfjncoa.json in one of the following locations:

    • Current user:

        ~/Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/External Extensions/
      
    • All users:

        /Library/Application Support/Google/Chrome/External Extensions/
      

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Chrome, click the Chrome menu   in the toolbar, and choose More Tools > Extensions.

Firefox

  1. Open the Applications folder, right-click Firefox and choose Show Package Contents.

  2. In the Contents > Resources folder, create a new folder called distribution.

  3. Save the following in a file called policies.json:

     {"policies":{"ExtensionSettings":{"*":{"blocked_install_message":"Custom error message.","install_sources":["about:addons","https://addons.mozilla.org/"],"installation_mode":"allowed","allowed_types":["extension"]},"{d634138d-c276-4fc8-924b-40a0ea21d284}":{"installation_mode":"force_installed","install_url":"https://addons.cdn.mozilla.net/user-media/addons/950528/1password_password_manager-1.23.1-fx.xpi?filehash=sha256%3A47e9e98f1072d93d595002dc8c221e5cca17e091b3431563a8e3e2be575c5cc1"}}}}
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Firefox, click the Firefox menu   in the toolbar, and choose Add-ons.

Edge

  1. Open your text editor and create a new file. Enter the following line:

     { "external_update_url": "https://edge.microsoft.com/extensionwebstorebase/v1/crx"}
    
  2. Save the file as dppgmdbiimibapkepcbdbmkaabgiofem.json in one of the following locations:

    • Current user:

        ~/Library/Application Support/Microsoft Edge/External Extensions/
      
    • All users:

        /Library/Application Support/Microsoft/Edge/External Extensions/
      

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Edge, Click the Edge menu in the toolbar, and choose Extensions.

Windows Pro or Enterprise

On Windows Enterprise, use Group Policy Objects (GPO) to deploy 1Password in the browser for your team:

Chrome

  1. In Chrome, download and extract the Google Chrome Enterprise templates to your computer. 

  2. Open the templates folder and choose Configuration > admx. Copy all the admx files to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions
    
  3. In Configuration > admx folder, open the policies folder of your language. Copy the adml files to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\(your language)
    
  4. Press the Windows logo key   + R and enter the following line to open Group Policy Management:

     gpmc.msc
    
  5. In the Group Policy Management sidebar, click Google > Google Chrome > Extensions and choose “Configure the list of force-installed apps and extensions”.

  6. Click Edit > Show in the menu bar to edit the policy setting. Choose Enabled and click Edit.

  7. Enter the following line in the “Value” field:

     aeblfdkhhhdcdjpifhhbdiojplfjncoa;https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
    
  8. Click Apply > OK to apply the changes.

  9. Click File > Save Policies in the menu bar to save the policy.

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Chrome, click the Chrome menu   in the toolbar, and choose More Tools > Extensions.

Firefox

  1. In Firefox, download the latest policy templates to your computer. 

  2. Open the policy_templates folder and choose “windows”. Save the firefox.admx file to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions
    
  3. Open the template folder for your language and save the firefox.adml file to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\(your language)
    
  4. Press the Windows logo key   + R and enter the following line to open Group Policy Management:

     gpmc.msc
    
  5. Create a new group policy object for 1Password. Right-click the GPO and choose Edit to open the Group Policy Management Editor.

  6. Click Administrative Templates > Firefox > Extensions. Right-click Extensions to Install and choose Edit.

  7. Click Enable and Show and enter the following line in the “Value” field:

     https://addons.cdn.mozilla.net/user-media/addons/950528/1password_password_manager-1.23.1-fx.xpi?filehash=sha256%3A47e9e98f1072d93d595002dc8c221e5cca17e091b3431563a8e3e2be575c5cc1
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Firefox, click the Firefox menu   in the toolbar, and choose Add-ons.

Edge

  1. In Edge, select your browser version, build, and platform. Then click Get Policy Files to download the latest policy templates to your computer.  

  2. Open the templates folder and choose Configuration > admx. Copy all the admx files to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions
    
  3. In Configuration > admx folder, open the policies folder of your language. Copy the adml files to the following location:

     C:\Windows\PolicyDefinitions\(your language)
    
  4. Press the Windows logo key   + R and enter the following line to open Group Policy Management:

     gpmc.msc
    
  5. In the Group Policy Management sidebar, click Google > Google Chrome > Extensions and choose “Configure the list of force-installed apps and extensions”.

  6. Click Edit > Show in the menu bar to edit the policy setting. Choose Enabled and click Edit.

  7. Enter the following line in the “Value” field:

     dppgmdbiimibapkepcbdbmkaabgiofem;https://edge.microsoft.com/extensionwebstorebase/v1/crx
    
  8. Click Apply > OK to apply the changes.

  9. Click File > Save Policies in the menu bar to save the policy.

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Edge, Click the Edge menu in the toolbar, and choose Extensions.

Windows

If your team doesn’t use Windows Enterprise and can’t access Group Policy Manager, follow these steps to deploy 1Password in the browser on any Windows PC:

Chrome

  1. Press the Windows¬†logo¬†key¬† ¬†+ R and enter “regedit”.

  2. In the address bar, enter the following path for your computer:

    • Win 32: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Google\Chrome\Extensions
    • Win 64: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\Extensions

    If you don't see Extensions, click Edit in the menu bar, choose New > Key, and create a new key called Extensions.

  3. Click Edit in the menu bar and choose New > Key. Create a new key called aeblfdkhhhdcdjpifhhbdiojplfjncoa.

  4. Click Edit in the menu bar and choose New > String Value. Create a new string value called update_url.

  5. Right-click the update_url string value, choose Modify, and enter the following line in the “Value date” field:

     https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Chrome, click the Chrome menu   in the toolbar, and choose More Tools > Extensions.

Firefox

  1. Open File Explorer and enter the following path:

    %ProgramFiles%\Mozilla Firefox
    
  2. In the Mozilla Firefox folder, create a new folder called distribution.

  3. Save the following in a file called policies.json:

     {"policies":{"ExtensionSettings":{"*":{"blocked_install_message":"Custom error message.","install_sources":["about:addons","https://addons.mozilla.org/"],"installation_mode":"allowed","allowed_types":["extension"]},"{d634138d-c276-4fc8-924b-40a0ea21d284}":{"installation_mode":"force_installed","install_url":"https://addons.cdn.mozilla.net/user-media/addons/950528/1password_password_manager-1.23.1-fx.xpi?filehash=sha256%3A47e9e98f1072d93d595002dc8c221e5cca17e091b3431563a8e3e2be575c5cc1"}}}		}
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Firefox, click the Firefox menu   in the toolbar, and choose Add-ons.

Edge

  1. Press the Windows¬†logo¬†key¬† ¬†+ R and enter “regedit”.

  2. In the address bar, enter the following path for your computer:

    • Win 32: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Edge\Extensions
    • Win 64: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Edge\Extensions

    If you don't see Extensions, click Edit in the menu bar, choose New > Key, and create a new key called Extensions.

  3. Click Edit in the menu bar and choose New > Key. Create a new key called dppgmdbiimibapkepcbdbmkaabgiofem.

  4. Click Edit in the menu bar and choose New > String Value. Create a string value called update_url.

  5. Right-click the update_url string value, choose Modify, and enter the following line in the “Value date” field:

     https://edge.microsoft.com/extensionwebstorebase/v1/crx
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Edge, Click the Edge menu in the toolbar, and choose Extensions > Update.

Linux

On Linux, you can use JSON to deploy 1Password in the browser for your team:

Chrome

  1. Open your text editor and create a new file. Enter the following line:

     { "external_update_url": "https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" }
    
  2. Save the file as aeblfdkhhhdcdjpifhhbdiojplfjncoa.json in one of the following locations:

    • Current user:

        /opt/google/chrome/extensions/
      
    • All users:

        /usr/share/google-chrome/extensions/
      

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Chrome, click the Chrome menu   in the toolbar, and choose More Tools > Extensions.

Firefox

  1. Open the Applications folder, right-click Firefox and choose Show Package Contents.

  2. In the Contents > Resources folder, create a new folder called distribution.

  3. Save the following in a file called policies.json:

     {"policies":{"ExtensionSettings":{"*":{"blocked_install_message":"Custom error message.","install_sources":["about:addons","https://addons.mozilla.org/"],"installation_mode":"allowed","allowed_types":["extension"]},"{d634138d-c276-4fc8-924b-40a0ea21d284}":{"installation_mode":"force_installed","install_url":"https://addons.cdn.mozilla.net/user-media/addons/950528/1password_password_manager-1.23.1-fx.xpi?filehash=sha256%3A47e9e98f1072d93d595002dc8c221e5cca17e091b3431563a8e3e2be575c5cc1"}}}}
    

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Firefox, click the Firefox menu   in the toolbar, and choose Add-ons.

Edge

  1. Open your text editor and create a new file. Enter the following line:

     { "external_update_url": "https://edge.microsoft.com/extensionwebstorebase/v1/crx"}
    
  2. Save the file as dppgmdbiimibapkepcbdbmkaabgiofem.json in one of the following locations:

    • Current user:

        ~/.config/microsoft-edge/External Extensions/
      
    • All users:

        /usr/share/microsoft-edge/extensions/
      

To verify that 1Password is installed, open Edge, Click the Edge menu in the toolbar, and choose Extensions.

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