How can we save and populate login details on browser popup prompts?

Some websites ask for login details in a popup prompt rather than as part of fields in the website itself.

Can 1password automatically save/populate this type of login? And if not, can the functionality please be added.

Using 1Password X on Windows Chrome, as well as the Windows app.

Thanks!


1Password Version: 7.4.767
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  • ag_michaelcag_michaelc

    Team Member

    Hey @swong1! Do you hav a website where this isn't working for you?

  • Hi,

    The 2 that I use often which have popup prompts are:

    -My Netgear router admin page
    -The the web-based interface of NZBget software

    From memory, logging into any FTP site in Chrome also prompts you to login via a popup.

  • ag_michaelcag_michaelc

    Team Member

    I'm wondering if by "pop-up", we're referring to a basic authentication prompt, something like this?

  • Yes, that is exactly what I'm referring to.

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member

    @swong1:

    Thank you for the confirmation? Have you tried dragging and dropping your username and password to that form? If you open 1Password X while on that page, you should be able to drag and drop from the 1Password X extension to the form :)

  • Hi,

    Yes - dragging and dropping works once the login details are manually added to the vault, however my question was regarding automation of this process (of both adding and populating)

    Thanks!

  • YaronYaron

    Team Member

    Hey @swong1 ,
    1Password can only interact with HTML pages. Basic authentication prompts are not HTML based, but a built-in browser window which is why 1Password cannot interact with it as it is not a webpage.

    However, there's a neat little trick with 1Password X:
    1. Create a new login for the website manually by clicking the 1Password icon on the top right corner of your browser -> Click the big PLUS icon -> Login. Make sure to fill the username, password and the URL of the website.
    2. Once you have a login for that website, instead of going to the website and trying to autofill, simply click the 1Password icon on the top right, select the login of this website and click on "Go". 1Password should take you there and log you in without even showing the login popup.

    Give it a try and let us know if that worked.

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