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How to configure your firewall, proxy, or other network software for 1Password

You can add an exception to your network security software that allows 1Password to work in your browser.

If you’re having trouble with 1Password in your browser, like passwords not being filled in, follow the steps in our 1Password extension troubleshooting guide first.

If you’re still having trouble and are using a firewall, proxy, or any software that blocks network connections, the extension may not be able to connect to 1Password. Resolve this by adding (localhost) to the whitelist.

If you're not the one who set up your proxy server, contact your network administrator.

Configure your proxy settings

  1. Choose Apple menu ( ) > System Preferences, then click the Network icon.
  2. Select your primary network interface (typically Wi-Fi, or Ethernet if you have a wired connection).
  3. Click Advanced, then select the Proxies tab.

  4. Select Web Proxy (HTTP).

  5. Below “Bypass proxy settings for these Hosts & Domains”, click to the right of the existing text, and enter a comma followed by Then click OK.

If "Secure Web Proxy (HTTPS)" is checked, select it, and add `` as above.

Configure firewall settings

The macOS firewall does not interfere with 1Password in its default configuration. If you find that disabling it allows 1Password to function correctly, contact 1Password Support.

If you have a third-party software firewall, whitelist (localhost) connections.

Configure other Mac software

If you have any other software installed that blocks network connections, you’ll need to configure it separately:

Configure your firewall settings

In your firewall configuration, add the following ports to the whitelist:

  • 6263
  • 10196
  • 14826
  • 24866
  • 25012
  • 38156
  • 46365
  • 49806
  • 55735
  • 59488

Then add the following process to the whitelist:


If you're using 1Password 4, add the folder C:\Program Files\1Password 4\ (or at least all the .exe files in it) instead.

Configure your proxy settings

  1. Open the Internet Options control panel.

  2. Select the Connections tab, then click the LAN settings button.

  3. Select Bypass proxy server for local addresses, then click the Advanced button.

  4. Below Exceptions, add to the list of exceptions.

  5. Click OK.

If you’re using a Firefox proxy extension, you may need to configure it separately.

If you’re using a command-line switch with Chrome to access your proxy, you can add the following to the end of the command to bypass the proxy:


Configure other Windows software

If you have any other software installed that blocks network connections, you’ll need to configure it separately: