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Get to know 1Password for Android

If you’re new to 1Password, learn how to use the Android app to manage your passwords, credit cards, secure notes, and more.

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1Password for Android is the simple, beautiful password manager you’ve been looking for. Easily organize your secure information, fill passwords in your browsers and apps, and have everything available at your fingertips.

Before you get started, set up 1Password on your Android or Chrome OS device.

Create and edit items

To create an item, tap New Item and choose a category. Enter the details and tap Save.

To edit an item, tap it, then tap Edit. When you’re finished making changes, tap Save.

To return to the item list, tap Back.

To see everything in the current vault, tap Categories, then tap All Items. To see only certain types of items, choose a different category from the list.

Use 1Password in other apps

You can use 1Password to fill and save usernames and passwords in browsers and other apps on your Android device.

Learn more about using 1Password in other apps.

Use Autofill to fill in apps and browsers

Drag and drop to fill in other apps

With Android 7 or later, you can use split-screen mode to open 1Password and another app at the same time. Learn how to use split-screen mode. 

Use drag and drop to fill details in apps

While using split-screen mode, you can drag and drop item details, like usernames and passwords, from 1Password to other apps.

You can also drag text from other apps into 1Password when creating or editing an item.

Organize your items with favorites and tags


Use Favorites to organise your items

Tap Favorites to quickly access your favorite items.

To mark an item as a favorite, tap it, then tap .

To mark multiple items as favorites, touch and hold an item, tap the other items to select them, then tap .


Use Tags to organise your items

Use tags to organize your items and find them easily. You can add tags to items on your Mac, Windows PC, iPhone, or iPad.

To view your tagged items, tap Tags.

Search 1Password

Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password.

To search 1Password by item titles and websites, tap the magnifying glass above the item list.

Learn more about searching 1Password.

Use search to find items

Switch vaults

You can use vaults in 1Password to organize your items and share them with others. If you have multiple 1Password accounts, each account will have its own vaults.

To switch to a specific vault, tap and choose a vault from the list. If you have a different vault selected, you’ll see its icon instead of .

Learn how to use All Vaults to see all your items at once.

Switch vaults

Copy items between vaults

To copy items from one vault to another:

  1. Touch and hold an item, then tap any other items to select them.
  2. Tap Copy and choose the vault where you want to copy the item(s).

Select items to copy from the overflow menu

Use Watchtower

Watchtower tells you about password breaches and other security problems on the websites you have saved in 1Password.

Learn how to use Watchtower.

Item with a vulnerable password

Enlarge passwords

You can temporarily enlarge a password to make it easier to see while entering it on another device or reading it aloud.

To enlarge a password, tap it and choose Large Type.

Magnify passwords with Large Type

Delete items

To delete an item, tap it, then tap > Delete. You can restore deleted items from the Trash on your Mac or Windows PC.

Learn how to restore previous versions of items.

Trash icon

Lock and unlock 1Password

When you’re done using 1Password, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, tap > Lock.

Unlock 1Password again by entering your Master Password. You can also use your fingerprint or a PIN code to unlock 1Password.

Learn how to set 1Password to lock automatically.

Unlock 1Password fingerprint prompt

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