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Move your iCloud Passwords from Safari to 1Password

You can transfer your passwords from Safari into 1Password on 1Password.com.

1Password can import your iCloud Passwords from Safari. When you import iCloud Passwords:

  • Your iCloud Passwords will be converted into 1Password logins.
  • Only passwords will be imported. Credit cards, addresses, and other items will not be imported.

Exporting iCloud Passwords requires Safari 15 or later. Importing is only available on 1Password.com and requires a 1Password account.

Step 1: Export your iCloud Passwords

Before you export your iCloud Passwords, temporarily turn off any backup software you may be using, so the unencrypted export file isn’t backed up. Then follow these steps on your computer:

  1. Open Safari and choose Safari > Preferences.
  2. Click the Passwords icon, then enter the password you use to log in to your computer.
  3. Click the menu button and choose Export Passwords.
  4. Save the file to your desktop.

Step 2: Import your data into 1Password

To import your data on 1Password.com:

  1. In Safari or another browser, sign in to your account on 1Password.com.
  2. Click your name in the top right and choose Import.
  3. Click iCloud Passwords.
  4. Choose the vault you want to import your data into. If you’re importing personal data, choose the Personal or Private vault.
  5. Click inside the dotted rectangle and select the CSV file you saved to your desktop earlier.

If you have any credit cards, bank accounts, addresses, or other items saved in Safari, copy them manually into 1Password. Open 1Password on your desktop or mobile device and click the + button to add items.

After you’ve imported your information into 1Password, delete the unencrypted CSV file, and turn on any backup software you turned off earlier.

Step 3: Turn off the built-in password manager in Safari

To prevent Safari from interfering with 1Password, turn off the built-in password manager in Safari.

Step 4: Delete your iCloud Passwords

Safari will continue to fill saved passwords even after you turn off the built-in password manager. To fill your passwords with 1Password instead of Safari, delete your saved iCloud Passwords.

Important

Following these steps will permanently delete your iCloud Passwords, and you won’t be able to recover them. Make sure all your iCloud Passwords are saved in 1Password before you delete them.

To delete your iCloud Passwords:

  1. Open Safari and choose Safari > Preferences.
  2. Click the Passwords icon, then enter the password you use to log in to your computer.
  3. Select a password you want to delete. To delete all your passwords, choose Edit > Select All (Command-A).
  4. Click below the list.

Next steps

Get 1Password in your browser to save and fill passwords on the web.

Get help

If you’re having trouble importing your iCloud Passwords, contact 1Password Support.

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