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Save important files in 1Password

Learn how to save documents, images, and other files in 1Password.

1Password lets you securely store your most important files, so they’re always available when you need them. You can store:

  • receipts for big purchases
  • photos of your passport and driver’s license
  • a copy of your will
  • anything you need to keep safe

You’ll find all your files in the Documents category.

Document, passport, and driver's license icons

Tip

If you’re part of a family or team, you can add files to a shared vault to give others access to them.

Work with files on 1Password.com

Sign in to your account on 1Password.com and click to open a vault.

Add a file to 1Password

To add a file to 1Password, click New Item and choose Document. Click to choose a file, then click Save.

Save a file to your computer

To save a file to your computer, select it on 1Password.com and click Download.

Work with files in the apps

Add a file to 1Password

To add a file to 1Password, drag it to the item list. Or choose File > New Item > Document, select a file, then click Save.

Save a file to your Mac

To save a file to your Mac, select it in 1Password. If necessary, click to view it. Then click Quick Look, choose Show in Finder, and move the file to the folder where you want to save it.

Add a photo to 1Password

To add a photo to 1Password, tap Categories > > Document and select a photo.

Save a photo to your iPhone or iPad

To save a photo to your iPhone or iPad:

  1. Select a Document item that contains an image.
  2. Tap View Document.
  3. Tap the Share icon and choose Save Image.

Add a photo to 1Password

To add a file to 1Password, drag it to the item list. Or click the New Item button > Document, select a file, then click Save.

Save a file to your PC

To save a file to your PC, select it in 1Password and click Download.

Manage your settings

To disable image previews, choose 1Password > Settings > General and turn off “Show image previews for Document items”.

Add a file to 1Password

To add a file to 1Password, tap Categories > New Item > Document and select a file.

Save a photo to Google Drive

To save a photo to Google Drive:

  1. Select a Document item that contains an image.
  2. Tap to view it.
  3. Tap and choose Save to Drive.

Save other files

To save other files:

  1. Select a Document item.
  2. Tap to view it.
  3. Tap    and choose Download.

Manage your settings

To remove downloaded copies of files from your device, tap Settings > Advanced > “Clear documents data”.

Get help

1Password includes 1 GB of storage for individual accounts. Shared plans include:

Plan Storage
1Password Families 1 GB per family
1Password Teams 1 GB per person
1Password Business 5 GB per person*

* Files can be up to 2 GB in size.

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