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Get to know 1Password for iOS

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

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

Before you get started, set up 1Password on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.

Create and edit items

To create an item, tap 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 Done.

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

To return to the item list at any time, tap Categories.

Use 1Password in Safari and other apps

The 1Password extension lets you fill passwords, credit cards, and addresses directly in Safari and other apps on your iOS device.

Learn how to use the 1Password extension.

1Password extension ready to fill a password or credit card

Drag and drop to fill in other apps on your iPad

On your iPad, you can use Multitasking to open 1Password and another app at the same time. To open 1Password in Slide Over:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of the screen to open the Dock.
  2. On the Dock, touch and hold 1Password, then drag it to the screen. To open 1Password in Split View, drag it to the right or left edge of the screen.

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

Learn more about Multitasking.

Drag and drop on an iPad

Quickly access your favorite items

Tap Favorites to quickly access your favorite items. Your recently used items are listed at the top.

To copy details from an item, tap it. Then tap the detail you want to copy.

To mark a recent item as a favorite, tap it. Then tap Show Details and tap Add to Favorites.

To mark any other item as a favorite, tap Categories. Then tap the item and tap Add to Favorites.

To change the number of recently used items listed at the top of Favorites, tap Settings > General and adjust Recently Used Items.

Use tags to organize

You can use tags to organize your items and find them easily.

To add a tag to an item, select the item and tap Edit. Then scroll down and tap the tags section. Type the name of a tag and tap Done.

To view your tagged items, tap Organize.

Search 1Password

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

To search in 1Password, use the search field above the list of items. You can also search 1Password from your Home screen using Spotlight.

Learn more about searching 1Password.

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 All Vaults and choose a vault.

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

Move items between vaults

To move items from one vault to another:

  1. In any item list, scroll up and tap Select Items.
  2. Select the item(s).
  3. Tap Move, then select the vault where you want to move the item(s).

Select Items above an item list

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.

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.

Enlarge passwords

Delete items

To delete an item, tap it, then tap Edit. Scroll down and 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 Settings > Security > Lock Now. Unlock 1Password again by entering your Master Password. You can also use Touch ID or Face ID.

Learn how to set 1Password to lock automatically.

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