Saving and filling passwords

Use 1Password to fill and save in apps on your iPhone and iPad

Learn how to set up and use 1Password to fill and save usernames and passwords in apps.

Tip

If you’re using iOS 15 or later, learn how to fill and save passwords in Safari.

Set up AutoFill

Before you can use 1Password to fill and save your information in apps, you’ll need to set up 1Password on your device. Then follow these steps:

  1. On the Home screen, tap Settings.
  2. Tap Passwords > AutoFill Passwords.
  3. Turn on AutoFill Passwords.
  4. Select 1Password.

From now on, you’ll be able to fill and save passwords, without ever opening the 1Password app.

the AutoFill Passwords page in Settings

Tip

To stop iCloud Keychain from asking to save your passwords, deselect iCloud Keychain. Then you’ll always know passwords are saved in 1Password, without any confusion.

Fill, save, and create passwords

To fill, save, or create a password, open an app you want to sign in to, then follow these steps.

Fill a Login

With AutoFill, you can fill in apps. To fill a login:

  1. Tap a username or password field.
  2. Tap the Login item suggested at the bottom of the screen or near the top of the keyboard. If there are no matches, tap the passwords key icon Passwords.
  3. Sign in to your account.

If you have more than one Login item for the app, tap the passwords key icon near the top of the keyboard to choose a different one.

Save a Login

With AutoFill, you can also save passwords in apps. To save a login:

  1. Tap the passwords key icon near the top of the keyboard.
  2. Tap Create Login.
  3. Enter your details, then tap Save & Fill.

If you have an existing Login item for the app, tap the passwords key icon near the top of the keyboard, then tap 1Password to save a new one.

Create a Login

You can also sign up for new accounts in apps on any Apple device. To create a new login:

  1. Tap the passwords key icon near the top of the keyboard.
  2. Tap Create Login.
  3. Enter a username, then tap next to the password field and adjust the settings for your new password.
  4. Tap Save and Fill and finish signing up for your account.

To change where Logins are saved, open 1Password, tap Settings > Vaults > All Vaults > Vault for Saving, and choose a vault.

iOS keyboard ready to fill

Get help

AutoFill requires 1Password 7.2 or later.

If you can’t use Touch ID or Face ID with AutoFill, open the 1Password app and enter your Master Password to unlock it.

If you have a Login item in 1Password that doesn’t appear when you try to fill, tap the passwords key icon Passwords to see all your Login items and choose the one you want to fill.

If you don’t see the the passwords key icon Passwords button when you try to fill:

If you recently changed an item on another device and the change isn’t appearing when you attempt to fill, open and unlock 1Password to sync your changes.

If you’re an iOS app developer, set up your app’s associated domains.

If you still need help, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure you have the latest version of iOS  
  2. Make sure you have the latest version of 1Password.
  3. Make sure that you set up 1Password.
  4. Make sure that you set up AutoFill.

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