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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.

Before you change a password, make sure the current password for the site is saved in 1Password. Learn how to save passwords on your computer, your iPhone or iPad, or your Android device.

Then, use the password generator to change and strengthen your passwords.

Change your password in your browser

Before you change a password in your browser, you’ll need to set up 1Password in your browser on your computer, your iPhone or iPad, or your Android device.

If you want to change your password on your Android device, follow the steps to change your password in the 1Password apps.

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.
  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

Step 3: Save your new password on the website

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

Change your password in the apps

You can also change your password in the 1Password apps.

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”.

Step 2: Copy your password

Before you change your password, copy the current one if you need it:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Find the item, then click the password field to copy it.
  3. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
Copy a password from the item details

Step 3: Create your new password

To create a new password for an item:

  1. Select the item, then click Edit.
  2. Click the password field, then click Create a New Password.
  3. Adjust the settings based on the website requirements, then click Use.
  4. Click Save, then click the password field to copy it.
  5. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
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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”.

Step 2: Copy your password

Before you change your password, copy the current one if you need it:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Find the item, then swipe right over it.
  3. Tap Copy Password.
  4. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
Swipe right to copy a password

Step 3: Create your new password

To create a new password for an item:

  1. Select the item, then tap Edit.
  2. Tap next to the password field and adjust the settings based on the website requirements.
  3. Tap Save and your new password will be copied automatically.
  4. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
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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”.

Step 2: Copy your password

Before you change your password, copy the current one if you need it:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Find the item, then click the password field to copy it.
  3. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
Copy a password from the item details

Step 3: Create your new password

To create a new password for an item:

  1. Select the item, then click Edit.
  2. Click the password field, then click Create a New Password.
  3. Adjust the settings based on the website requirements, then click Use.
  4. Click Save, then click the password field to copy it.
  5. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
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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, 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. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
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”.

Step 2: Copy your password

Before you change your password, copy the current one if you need it:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Find the item, then click the password field to copy it.
  3. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
Copy a password from the item details

Step 3: Create your new password

To create a new password for an item:

  1. Select the item, then click Edit.
  2. Click the password field, then click Create a New Password.
  3. Adjust the settings based on the website requirements, then click Use.
  4. Click Save, then click the password field to copy it.
  5. Paste the password where you need it, like a website’s change password page.
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