Saving and filling passwords

Use the password generator to change and strengthen your passwords

Learn how to use the password generator to create strong passwords for all your online accounts.

Make sure your current password is saved in 1Password

Before you change a password, you’ll need to have your current password for the site saved in 1Password. Learn how to save passwords on Mac, iOS, Windows, and Android.

Change your password

Step 1: Sign in to your account

Sign in to the website where you want to change your password, then find the “change password” page.

For example, on Twitter, go to “Settings and privacy”, then choose “Change your password”.

If the website asks for your current password, click the 1Password icon in the field and choose your login.

Fill your current password

Step 2: Create your new password

  1. Click the 1Password icon in the new password field and choose Use Suggested Password.

    If you don’t see Use Suggested Password, click Suggestions and choose Generate Password.

  2. Click Update when 1Password asks you to update your login for the site.

    If you’re using Safari, click Update Existing and choose the login you want to update.

Use a suggested password

Tip

You can also create custom passwords in Safari, Chrome, Firefox, Edge, or Brave.

Step 3: Save your new password on the website

After you update your login in 1Password, click Save on the website (or the equivalent).

Step 1: Sign in to your account

Sign in to the website where you want to change your password, then find the “change password” page. On Twitter, for example, go to “Settings and privacy” > Account > Password.

If the website asks for your current password, tap your username above the keyboard. If you have more than one Login for the website, tap the key icon to choose a different one.

Step 2: Create your new password

To create a strong password:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Select your Login item for the website and tap Edit.
  3. Tap in the password field. If the website requires symbols, numbers, or a certain number of characters, adjust the settings. Then tap Done.
  4. Tap the password field and choose Copy.
  5. In Safari, paste your new password where the website asks for it.
  6. Finish changing your password on the website. On Twitter, for example, tap “Save changes”.
Use the password generator to create a new password

Step 1: Sign in to your account

Sign in to the website where you want to change your password, then find the “change password” page.

For example, on Twitter, go to “Settings and privacy”, then choose “Change your password”.

If the website asks for your current password, click the 1Password icon in the field and choose your login.

Fill your current password

Step 2: Create your new password

  1. Click the 1Password icon in the new password field and choose Use Suggested Password.

    If you don’t see Use Suggested Password, click Suggestions and choose Generate Password.

  2. Click Update when 1Password asks you to update your login for the site.
Use a suggested password

Tip

You can also create custom passwords.

Step 3: Save your new password on the website

After you update your login in 1Password, click Save on the website (or the equivalent).

Step 1: Sign in to your account

Sign in to the website where you want to change your password, then find the “change password” page. On Twitter, for example, go to “Settings and privacy” > Account > Password.

If the website asks for your current password, tap the password field, then tap the Login item for your account. If you see “Autofill with 1Password”, tap it and unlock 1Password.

Step 2: Create your new password

To create a strong password:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password. Find the correct item, then tap Edit.
  2. Tap Key icon. Choose a password type and adjust the settings based on the website requirements. Then tap Save.
  3. Tap your new password, then tap Copy.
  4. Open your browser and paste your new password where the website asks for it.
Use the password generator to create a new password

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