Saving and filling passwords

Get to know 1Password for Safari on your iPhone or iPad

Learn how to fill and save passwords, view and edit items, and more in 1Password for Safari.

Tip

If you’re not using Safari, learn how fill and save passwords with AutoFill.

Set up 1Password for Safari

Before you can use 1Password for Safari on your iPhone or iPad, you’ll need to set up 1Password on your device. Then follow these steps:

  1. Open Safari to any website and tap the Page Settings button in the address bar.

    If you're using an iPad, tap the Extension button in the address bar.

  2. Tap Manage Extensions and turn on 1Password, then tap Done.

To make sure you can always fill your passwords and other items, you’ll need to allow 1Password for Safari to have access to all websites:

  1. Tap the Page Settings button in the address bar, then tap 1Password.

    If you're using an iPad, tap the Extension button in the address bar, then tap 1Password.

  2. Tap Always Allow, then tap Always Allow on Every Website.

From now on, you’ll be able to fill passwords and more using 1Password for Safari.

Turn on 1Password for Safari

Turn on 1Password for Safari

Save a login

To save a login, sign in to your account on the website. 1Password will ask you to save your username and password. Tap Save in 1Password.

You can edit the title of the login and the vault where you want to save it. Then tap Save.

To update an incorrect or incomplete login, make your changes, then choose Save in 1Password and tap Update.

Saving a login inline with 1Password for Safari

Fill logins and other items

To fill an item, tap a username or password field on the sign-in page of a website, then choose the login you want to fill.

If 1Password suggests more than one item, you can scroll through the list to select the one you want. Or start typing to find it.

To fill your credit card or address in a form, tap a credit card or address field, then choose the credit card or address you want to fill.

The 1Password icon in a form field

Use 1Password for Safari to fill your credit card or address.

Use a suggested password

1Password suggests strong passwords when you’re changing a password or signing up for a new account.

To use a suggested password, tap the password field and choose Use Suggested Password.

1Password suggesting a new password

Create a custom password

You can use the 1Password pop-up to create custom passwords. To open the pop-up on any website, tap the Page Settings button in the Safari address bar, then tap 1Password.

If you're using an iPad, tap the 1Password button in the Safari address bar to open the pop-up.

Tap the Password Generator button and adjust the settings for your new password, then copy it to the clipboard or fill it on the page.

The password generator in 1Password for Safari

Search 1Password

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

To search in 1Password for Safari, open the pop-up and start typing.

To cancel the current search, tap or tap Done.

Search in the 1Password pop-up

View and edit items

To view an item’s details, search for the item in the pop-up, then select it. When you’re finished, tap done.

To mark an item as a favorite, tap  , then tap Add to Favorites.

To copy any field, tap it and choose Copy.

To reveal a password, tap it and choose Reveal.

To show a field in large type, tap it and choose Show in Large Type.

To edit an item, tap  , then tap Edit. The item will open in the 1Password app, where you can add tags or custom fields, or move it.

Learn more about viewing and editing items.

View items in the 1Password pop-up

Fill two-factor authentication codes

You can use 1Password as an authenticator for a site that supports two-factor authentication. First, find the site on 2fa.directory and follow the instructions to turn on two-factor authentication for the site.

When you see a QR code for 1Password to scan, open the pop-up and select your login for the site to view the item’s details. Tap  , then tap Scan QR Code to scan and save it to your 1Password item. 1Password can then fill your two-factor authentication code any time you need to sign in to that site.

Learn about saving and filling one-time passwords.

Set up two-factor authentication with 1Password for Safari

Switch accounts

To see a list of your accounts, open the pop-up and tap the menu pop-up button.

To see only the items for a specific account, tap it. To see everything, tap All Accounts.

Choose which accounts to see from the pop-up

Share items

You can securely share copies of passwords and other items you’ve saved in 1Password with anyone, even if they don’t use 1Password.

To share an item, open the pop-up, find the item you want to share, and select it. Tap   and choose Share.

You can choose when the link expires and who to share it with. Then tap Get Link to Share. Tap Copy, then send the link to the person or people you want to share the item with, like in an email or text message.

Learn more about sharing items.

Share an item in the 1Password pop-up

Archive and delete items

To move an item to the Archive, open the pop-up and select the item. Then tap   and choose Archive.

To delete an item, open the pop-up and select the item. Then tap   and choose Delete.

Learn how to restore previous versions of items.

Archive and delete items in the 1Password pop-up

Lock 1Password

When you’re done using 1Password in Safari, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, open the pop-up and tap the menu pop-up button, then choose Lock 1Password. Unlock 1Password again by entering your Master Password. You can also use Touch ID or Face ID.

To change how often 1Password for Safari locks, open the pop-up and tap the menu pop-up button, then tap Settings to open the 1Password app. Tap Require Authorization After and choose how often 1Password for Safari locks.

1Password for Safari will also automatically lock when you restart your device.

Lock 1Password from the pop-up

Get help

1Password for Safari requires iOS 15 or later and 1Password 7.8 or later.

If you want to fill and save passwords in your apps or other browsers, learn how to use AutoFill on your iPhone and iPad.

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