Saving and filling passwords

How to keep the 1Password extension up to date

You can make sure your browser automatically updates the 1Password extension when a new version is available.

Safari

Here’s how to make sure Safari is automatically updating the 1Password extension.

  1. Choose Safari > Preferences from the menu bar.
  2. Click the Extensions icon, then select 1Password in the sidebar on the left. The version number will be listed on the right.

    If you don’t see 1Password listed, you can install the 1Password extension.

  3. Make sure “Automatically update extensions from the Safari Extensions Gallery” is selected.

    1Password extension version number in Safari

Chrome

Chrome will automatically update the extension to the latest version. Here’s how to check which version you have installed.

  1. Click the Chrome menu    in the toolbar.
  2. Choose More Tools > Extensions, and find 1Password in the list. The version number will be listed to the right.

    If you don’t see 1Password listed, you can install the 1Password extension.

    1Password extension version number in Chrome

Firefox

Here’s how to make sure Firefox is automatically updating the 1Password extension.

  1. Click the Firefox menu and choose Add-ons.
  2. Find 1Password in the list, and click More to see the version number.

    Show more details about the 1Password extension

    If you don’t see 1Password listed, you can install the 1Password extension.

  3. Click the gear menu and make sure Update Add-ons Automatically is selected.

    1Password extension version number in Firefox

    To check for updates immediately, click the gear menu and choose Check for Updates.

Internet Explorer

The 1Password extension for Internet Explorer can only be used with 1Password 4 for Windows. It’s updated along with the application, so you don’t need to update it separately.

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