1Password Set Up
  • 03 Apr 2023
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1. First, you need to pick your plan. Go to www.1password.com. We recommend doing this on a computer, simply for the bigger screen. Here, you can pick either a family or an individual plan.

2. Create your account.

3. Input the six digit code that was sent your email.

4. Add a credit card.

5. Pick your master password. Make sure it is long and complicated.

6. Download and print your emergency kit. It's the only means of recovering 1Password account if you are locked out.

7. You can use your emergency kit to register devices. At the sign-in screen of the app, select the option for already using 1Password.com. Scan the kit to prefill the sign-in details.

8. Here is my.1Password.com, where you'll go to manage your account.

9. Now, we will go over the desktop and mobile apps, and the browser extension.

10. Here's the look and feel of the desktop app.

11. Here's an example of the browser extension on Google Chrome.

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13. Here's how the app looks on mobile.

14. Here's how you configure permission on desktop (Windows).

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15. Here's how you configure permission on desktop (Mac).

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16. Here's how you configure permission through the browser extension.

17. Here's how you configure permission on the mobile app.

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18. Here's how you configure permission on the mobile app (continued).

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19. Here's how you configure permission on the mobile app (continued).

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20. Here's how you add passwords manually.

21. You can add passwords through the 1Password browser extension.

22. 1Password also has an import feature.

23. You can also import passwords through a CSV file.

24. You can select an item type for each of your imported passwords.

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25. You can also add labels.

26. If you made a mistake importing a password, you can undo it.

27. You can also invite family members to join your account. To add family members to your account, navigate to the Invitations link in the sidebar. From there, choose “Invite by Email” and supply their email address. Each family member will receive their own 1PEK and setup the account. After the account has been created, you’ll receive an email prompting you to confirm each account which was invited.


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