1Password adds Dropbox syncing

1Password now syncs with DropBox and the two go together like chocolate and peanut butter. Here's how to do it.
Written by Jason D. O'Grady, Contributor on

dropbox-1p-200.pngI learned a great little tip at the last PPUG meeting: 1Password now syncs with DropBox! First some background is in order:

Agile's 1Password ($40, my review) is the hands-down best password storage application for the Mac and it syncs with its $10 iPhone app ($9.99, App Store, my review) so you always have your passwords at your fingertips.

Dropbox is the phenomenally simple cloud storage service that provides 2GB of free storage space (50GB costs $10/mo., 100GB costs $20/mo.) that you can seamlessly access from Mac OS X and via a free iPhone app.

The two go together like chocolate and peanut butter.

Instead of having to manually sync 1Password to an iPhone over WiFi, the encrypted 1Password data file can now be stored on a Dropbox for all versions of 1Password to access. Boom. Instant syncing between your Mac and iPhone, over the cloud, for free.

Here's how to do it:

After Dropbox is installed, go to the 1Password > Preferences > General window and click Move. 1Password will ask you for the new location of the data file. Specify the Dropbox folder (or a subfolder within it):


Tip: Youngmoo Kim

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