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Share passwords in 1Password Families

Learn how to give everyone in your family access to the items they need, like wireless network passwords or shared credit cards.

Your 1Password Families account includes a Shared vault that everyone in your family can use. Move passwords and other items to the Shared vault to share them with your whole family:

  • your wireless network password
  • your Netflix password
  • emergency credit cards
  • passports
  • anything your whole family needs access to

To get started, sign in to your account on 1Password.com.

Invite your family

Before you can share with your family, you’ll need to invite them:

  1. Click Invitations in the sidebar.
  2. Click the Invite button, enter their email addresses, then click Invite.

After each account is set up, you’ll receive an email notification. Click the link in the email to confirm each account.

To share items temporarily, you can invite someone as a guest.

Help

Don’t have a family account? It’s easy to upgrade to one. Click Invite People in the sidebar and choose Upgrade to a Family.

If you started your subscription with an in-app purchase, you'll need to cancel your subscription before you can upgrade to a family account.

Share with your family

After you’ve invited your family and confirmed their accounts, you can share items with everyone in your family by moving them into the Shared vault:

  1. Sign in to your account on 1Password.com.
  2. Click to open a vault, then select the item you want to share.
  3. Click Share and choose Move/Copy.
  4. Click Move next to your Shared vault.

Move/Copy in the share menu

To share items with individual family members, create a new vault and share it with them.

To move items to the Shared vault in the apps

You can move multiple items at once in the 1Password app on your Mac.

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Select an item. Select multiple items by holding down the Command key and selecting them. Select all items in a list by pressing Command-A.
  3. Choose Item menu > Move to Vault, then select your Shared vault.

You can move multiple items at once in the 1Password app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Scroll up and tap Select Items in any item list.
  3. Select the item(s).
  4. Tap Move, then select your Shared vault.

Select Items above an item list

You can move multiple items at once in the 1Password app on your Windows PC.

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Select an item. Select multiple items by holding down the Ctrl key and selecting them. Select all the items in a list by pressing Ctrl + A.
  3. Click Share.
  4. Select the vault where you want to move the item(s), then choose Move.

You can copy multiple items at once in the 1Password app on your Android phone or tablet.

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. In any item list, tap > Select All to select all items, or tap Select to choose item(s) you’d like to copy.
  3. Tap the copy button and select your Shared vault.

Stop sharing

To stop sharing an item

To stop sharing an item with everyone in your family, remove it from the Shared vault:

To delete a family member’s account

If you’re a family organizer, you can stop sharing everything with a specific family member by deleting their account. After you delete a family member’s account, they cannot sign in to 1Password, which means:

  • They lose access to all shared items, including those in the Shared vault. This will not affect other family members’ access to shared items.
  • They lose all the items in their Personal vault. Because the items weren’t shared with any other family members, no one will be able to access them.

To permanently delete a family member’s account:

  1. Click People in the sidebar.
  2. Click the name of the family member whose account you want to delete. You’ll see their details.
  3. Click Manage under their name and choose Delete User.

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