1Password Essentials

Set up 1Password for Windows

Learn how to set up 1Password on your Windows PC so you can start saving, filling, and sharing passwords.

Download 1Password

Open Get the Apps in your browser, then download 1Password for your PC.

Click your name in the top right to view your menu
Open your browser and sign in to your 1Password account. Click your name in the top right and choose “Get the Apps”.

Download links for the 1Password apps
Click “1Password for Windows”, then click Save File to download it. Double-click the 1PasswordSetup.exe file in your Downloads folder to install 1Password.

Add your account

Add your account to 1Password for Windows so you can view and manage your passwords.

The welcome screen you'll see when you first open 1Password for Windows
Open the 1Password app and click “Sign in to 1Password.com”.

To add your 1Password account details, scan your Setup Code
Click “Scan your Setup Code”, then click “From my screen”.

Your account details - enter your Master Password to sign in
Enter your Master Password, then click Sign In.

Install the 1Password extension

The 1Password extension helps you save and fill passwords.

The Downloads section for 1Password X
If you use Chrome, Firefox, or Opera, install 1Password X.

1Password settings page for browsers
For Microsoft Edge, click 1Password from the menu. Go to Settings > Browsers and click Install 1Password Browser Extension.

The Downloads section for the 1Password extension
Click Install under the Edge icon, then click Get and follow the prompts.

To stop your browser from interfering with 1Password, turn off the built-in password manager.

Next steps

Learn how to use 1Password to manage your passwords, credit cards, secure notes, and more.

Get help

If you have any trouble setting up or using 1Password, contact your IT team.