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1Password 5.4 for iOS: The “Go Go Gadget Watch!” Edition

watchdrawn_2xYou’ve come to love 1Password as the handiest of multi-tools on all your gadgets: your computer, your phone, your tablet…and now, your watch.

That’s right, 1Password for Apple Watch is here, ready to save the world (and, more importantly, your time)!

You don’t need to be an intrepid inspector (or a precocious crime-solver in pigtails) to appreciate the awesomeness of having 1Password on your wrist. 1Password for Apple Watch helps you find the little pieces of secret info you need every day, quickly and easily. If you need the code to open your garage door, one of your one-time passwords, or to look up the Konami Code for those extra lives when playing Contra, 1Password is right there for you.

After a couple months of diligently attending the gym, you’ve earned a coveted private locker. Of course, remembering your locker combination is probably not a priority when you’re counting reps. But if you store that combination in 1Password, it only takes a couple of taps for you to see the combination in 1Password for Apple Watch when you’re back at your locker.watch-locker-use-case

You don’t have to be a secret agent on a mission to see how 1Password for Apple Watch is the best partner your wrist could ask for. No matter what you need to have with you, 1Password for Apple Watch is there.

We’d love to know what sort of items you’re most excited to add to your new Apple Watch! Let us know in the comments or in our discussion forums.

1Password for Apple Watch is included at no additional cost for owners of the Pro Features. If you don’t yet have the Pro Features you can find them in Settings > Pro Features for $9.99.

Hand-Polished 18-karat Cogs & Sprockets

1Password 5.4 for iOS isn’t all about Apple Watch. Our quartermasters have made some other refinements to the app as well. Based on your feedback, the Message Center now has a button to mark everything as read. We also added a toggle to remove the unread badge from the settings tab. We hope you enjoy the tips we’re sharing with you via the Message Center, but this improvement will ensure it’s not distracting you during important covert missions.

1Password’s memorization skills have been fine-tuned, and it will now remember whether you were viewing Favorites or Categories and take you back there when you reopen the app.

With the 5.4 update for 1Password for iOS, quickly accessing your secure information is easier than ever, whether on your wrist, or in your pocket.

Go Go Gadget Ears!

If you want to learn more about 1Password for Apple Watch, the Chief has a message for you. Don’t worry, this one won’t self-destruct! Sign up for our Apple Watch newsletter to get relevant communiques sent directly to your inbox!

Update 2015-04-15: Changed a use case example. 

28 replies
  1. Robert
    Robert says:

    Well that is actually very sad. There’s the pebble out there for over 2 years now and there’s no app for that. Neither is there for Android Wear watches (don’t have one but anyways). And then, the Apple watch is out for like a week and there’s an 1password update which brings all the cool features to the watch.
    That’s just not a very good move, 1password team!!!

    • markpetereit
      markpetereit says:

      Considering the security that’s built into the Apple Watch and the accompanying API, and how little development effort is required to add watch capabilities to an iOS app, and how popular the Apple Watch is, I understand why they’re updating for Apple Watch and not for Pebble.

    • Steven Fisher
      Steven Fisher says:

      It’s almost as if it’s a minor thing to add to an existing iOS app, isn’t it? I mean, gosh.

    • Dave Teare
      Dave Teare says:

      It’s awesome to see how passionate you are about your Pebble, Robert! It’s great to see you supporting them and I hope they continue to innovate and grow their platform. There’s a lot in the Apple Watch SDK that we rely on and it will be fantastic when the other watch platforms provide similar functionality.

    • Andrew Costen
      Andrew Costen says:

      While we’re focusing on Apple Watch right now, we’ll certainly keep an eye on Android Wear to see what possibilities it may hold for the future (although, as always, we can’t make any promises at this time).

  2. Ben Dodson
    Ben Dodson says:

    I’m interested to see how this works in practice. I’d assume you have to do an unlock on your phone to then allow the watch to have access to your passwords but does it work on a time basis or can you detect if the watch is taken off? My assumption on the best of security vs convenience would be that it works similar to Apple Pay in that you unlock the keychain via the iPhone app and then you can have access to it so long as the watch remains on your wrist…

    • Adam
      Adam says:

      “Save my Safeway password as: FOODIE” — he yells at the supermarket.

      I’m not sure that voice is a very secure way to create and store passwords :) though I’m mostly just taking an opportunity to poke fun at the idea of yelling passwords in public.

    • Andrew Costen
      Andrew Costen says:

      Yeah, probably best not to speak your passwords in public. Plus, a more secure password probably couldn’t be spoken anyway. Still a cool idea though. :)

  3. Pamela Jablonsky
    Pamela Jablonsky says:

    In the current app update explanation: “. . . so you can solve crimes and save your uncle just like Penny.”. Could this possibly be a reference to “Sky King?”

  4. solakv
    solakv says:

    The gym example makes me want a location-based short list, so “Hey Siri, launch One Password” will bring up my combination on the Watch by the time I get into the locker room.

    • Andrew Costen
      Andrew Costen says:

      It’s not something we’ve got in the app now, but if it turns out to be possible, we’ll certainly consider it.

  5. Kris
    Kris says:

    Dying for some screenshots.. :) Will this newsletter go out before launch? Was hoping to see something by now.. Maybe I’ll first see it on my Apple Watch if it arrives on release day. :P

    • Andrew Costen
      Andrew Costen says:

      I can’t wait to see screenshots either (or, better yet, the actual screen on my Watch when it arrives :) ). I don’t have an answer as to when the first newsletter goes out, but it is in the works so stay posted.

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