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How to keep 1Password up to date

You can make sure automatic updates are enabled, so you have the latest features, fixes, and website compatibility.

Open and unlock 1Password, then choose 1Password > About 1Password to see:

  • the version number
  • where you installed 1Password from: AgileBits Store or Mac App Store

1Password for Mac version number

If you installed 1Password from the AgileBits Store

Open and unlock 1Password, then choose 1Password > Preferences. Turn on “Automatically check for updates”.

To manually check for updates, click Check Now.

To make sure you don’t miss an update, turn on notifications for 1Password.

If you installed 1Password from the Mac App Store

Choose System Preferences from the Apple menu, click App Store, then turn on “Install app updates”.

To manually check for updates, open the App Store app on your Mac, then click Updates in the toolbar. If updates are available, click the Update button to download and install them.

Mac App Store updates available

1Password for iOS version number

The App Store updates all your iOS apps, including 1Password. Turn on automatic downloads for updates.

To manually check for updates, open the App Store app, then tap Updates. If updates are available, tap Update to download and install them.

To find the version number, open and unlock 1Password, then tap Settings. Scroll down to find the version number.

1Password 6

1Password 6 checks for updates every day, five minutes after you open the app.

  • If 1Password is locked, it will update itself automatically.
  • If 1Password is unlocked, it will notify you that an update is available.

To manually check for updates, open and unlock 1Password, choose 1Password > Settings, click Update, then click “Check for updates”.

If you’re having trouble updating, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Start menu, type %LOCALAPPDATA%\1Password to find the app data folder and open it.
  2. Copy the data folder to your desktop to create a backup.
  3. Don’t install it yet, but download the most recent version of 1Password.
  4. Restart your computer.
  5. Install the most recent version of 1Password.

1Password 4

Open and unlock 1Password, then choose Preferences > Updates. Turn on “Automatically check for updates”. By default, 1Password 4 will automatically check for updates every day, immediately after you launch the app.

To manually check for updates, open 1Password and choose the Help Menu, then click “Check for New Version”.

Google Play updates all your Android apps, including 1Password. Set up automatic updates.

To manually check for updates, open the Google Play Store app, then tap > My apps & games. If updates are available, tap Update to download and install them.

To find the version number, open and unlock 1Password, then tap in the top left. Tap Settings, then tap About.

1Password for Android version number

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