How to export all your data from 1Password before switching

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Switching to another password manager is simple.
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If you’re one of the many 1Password users who are unhappy with the app’s new version 8 update on Mac, you might be considering a switch to another password manager. Luckily for you, it’s easy to move all your data.

We’ll show you how to export all your usernames and passwords out of 1Password and into another service, such as Dashlane. We will also explain how you can save your documents, which can’t be exported automatically.

1Password upsets long-time fans with big version 8 update for Mac

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The update has not gone down well.
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1Password today rolled out its big version 8 update on Mac, and a lot of users are less than pleased. The release introduces a significant design revamp and improvements to Watchtower, the feature that helps you weed out weak passwords.

Version 8 also promises performance improvements, but fans aren’t happy that it has been completely rewritten as an Electron app, and it’s now a subscription-only service, with no option to buy a one-off license.

How to let Dashlane and 1Password autofill passwords in iOS 12

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Dashlane password manager vs web browser: Don't rely on your web browser to keep track of your passwords.
Now you can replace the iCloud Keychain with the app of your choice.
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One fantastic new feature of iOS 12 is that password manager apps can integrate into the built-in password autofill. You know how when you tap a password field in Safari, and it offers to fill the password in from your iCloud Keychain? It’s pretty handy right?

Now it can also serve up passwords form third-party apps like Dashlane and 1Password. And that’s not all.

1Password shoots down report of Apple acquisition

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Apple isn't buying 1Password.
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One of the biggest password managers for iOS and Mac will not be acquired by Apple, despite rumors to the contrary.

1Password issued a response this morning to a report that Apple is in talks to acquire it saying the rumor is “completely false.” AgileBits, the developer studio behind 1Password, has been independent since its inception and the firm says it plans to remain so indefinitely.

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Importing your passwords into Dashlane couldn't be easier. Check out our video to see how.
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1Password 7 for Mac warns if you’ve been pwned

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There's a new Watchtower feature in 1Password 7 for Mac, and an improved 1Password mini.
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1Password 7 for Mac notifes users of breaches, warn of bad habits, and highlights vulnerable passwords. 1Password mini has a new look, and there’s a new sidebar with a dark theme.

It’s the first really significant update in over two years.

How to find out if hackers leaked your passwords

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Has your password leaked online?
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Longtime favorite password manager 1Password just teamed up with Pwned Passwords, a new service that helps you find out if your passwords have been leaked online. The database boasts more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.

Here’s how to use it.

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