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Find your Secret Key or Setup Code

Use your Secret Key to sign in to your 1Password account on a new device or web browser.

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Do I have a Secret Key?

You have a Secret Key if you have a 1Password membership, or if you belong to a family or team account.

If you purchased a standalone license for 1Password, then you don’t have a Secret Key, and you don’t need to sign in when you open the app.

Locate your Secret Key or Setup Code in:

Find your Secret Key in the 1Password apps

You can find your Secret Key and Setup Code in the 1Password app on any device where you’re already signed in to your account.

  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Choose 1Password > Preferences.
  3. Click the Accounts icon, then select your account.
  4. Click your Secret Key to copy it. Or click “Set up other devices” to see your Setup Code.
  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Tap Settings, then tap 1Password Accounts.
  3. Tap your account, then tap Reveal Your Secret Key. Or tap View Account Details to see your Setup Code.
  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Choose Accounts and select your account.
  3. Select your Secret Key > Copy to copy it. Or select “Set up other devices” to see your Setup Code.
  1. Open and unlock 1Password.
  2. Tap Settings > “1Password accounts”.
  3. Tap your account, then tap your Secret Key and choose Reveal. Or tap Add Devices to see your Setup Code.

Find your Secret Key in your 1Password account

You can find your Secret Key and Setup Code in your 1Password account on the web. Use a browser you’ve used to sign in to your account before, like the browser on the computer you used to create your account.

  1. Sign in to your 1Password account.
  2. Click your account name in the top right and choose Get the Apps to see your Setup Code.

To view your Secret Key, click "Can't scan your Setup Code? Sign in manually."

Find your Secret Key in your Emergency Kit

You can find your Secret Key and Setup Code in your Emergency Kit, which you downloaded if you created your account on 1Password.com.

If you don’t remember saving your Emergency Kit, look in your Downloads folder for a PDF file named “1Password Emergency Kit”.

Learn more about your Emergency Kit.

Get more help

Your Secret Key is your secret. It protects your account together with your Master Password, which only you know. We don’t have a copy of your Secret Key or any way to recover or reset it for you. To find your Secret Key, you’ll need one of the following:

  • the 1Password app on any device where you’re already signed in to your account
  • a browser you’ve used to sign in to your account before
  • your Emergency Kit

If don’t have one of those, but you belong a family or team account, ask a family organizer or team administrator to recover your account.

If you still can’t find your Secret Key, and a family organizer or team administrator isn’t able to recover your account, you’ll have to start over.

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