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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 apps, and have everything available at your fingertips.

Before you get started, set up 1Password on your Android phone.

Create and edit items

When you open 1Password, you’ll see a list of your favorites if you have any. If you don’t have any favorites yet, you’ll see a list of item categories, like passwords and credit cards.

To see a list of all your items, tap , then tap Categories, then tap All Items. Tap an item to see its details:


Navigating from All Items to item details

To create an item, tap New Item and choose the type of item to create. Enter the details and tap Save.

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

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

Use 1Password in other apps

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

Learn more about using 1Password in other apps.

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. To use 1Password in split-screen:

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Touch and hold the Overview button to enable split-screen mode.
  3. Open a second app from your recent items, or tap Home to choose another app.

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.

Search 1Password

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

To search in 1Password, tap . To search within a specific category, switch to the category before searching.

Learn more about searching 1Password.

Search items

Organize your items with favorites and tags



Tap and choose Favorites to quickly access your favorite items.

To mark an item as a favorite, select the item, then tap .



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 , then tap Tags.

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 , then tap All Vaults All Vaults and choose a vault.

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. In any item list, tap > Select, then choose the item(s) you want to copy. Or tap > Select All to select all the items in the list.
  2. Tap Copy and choose the vault where you want to copy the item(s).

Copy items

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.

Magnifying 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.

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.

Fingerprint unlock

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