How to import password from Chrome, Firefox to 1password

Hello,
I have a new 1password family account and i can't find an easy solution to transfer all my passwords (Chrome, Firefox, iOS) to 1password.
I have found this solution for technicians, what do you have for non-technical users?
https://discussions.agilebits.com/discussion/30286/mrcs-convert-to-1password-utility/p1

I hope we don't have to re-register all our passwords...


1Password Version: 7.2.581
Extension Version: Not Provided
OS Version: windows
Sync Type: Not Provided

Comments

  • MrCMrC Community Moderator
    edited October 2018

    @thierrych

    You are correct, the procedures required to get your data out of other apps is more technical than it should be. App developers have little incentive to let you escape their ecosystems, and therefore they often do not provide a means to do this.

    Chrome maintains its own password database. The chrome converter in the converter suite you referenced has been coded to access this database, decrypt it, and convert it into a 1Password consumable format. If you have many passwords in Chrome, it will be worth your time to just follow the steps outlined in the first post and the README.pdf - they will walk you through the job.

    Firefox also manages its own data - there are/were some exporter add-ons that can convert your login/password data to CSV, which you can then import into 1Password. I have not tried these in a while now, and I have not written a Firefox converter.

    iOS doe not make its database exportable - the only solution here is to sync it by enabling iCloud Keychain on your device, and a Mac, and then use a script such as two I wrote (GetSafariPasswords or GetSafariPasswords_Safari12) to pull them from Safari. Apple has not made this data readily available, and increasingly since Sierra has made access even more difficult.

    I see that you are on Windows - I fear your iOS passwords may have to be added to 1Password manually.

  • Thanks a lot for your quick and detail answer ;-)
    I'm going to look at all this.

  • robrob Agile Customer Care

    Team Member

    Thanks for jumping in here, @MrC. I'm sorry it's not any easier, @thierrych. :( If you have any trouble or further questions along the way, please let us know.

  • Hello,
    is there any update for Firefox? Support for it would be really great! In my country many people (around 25% of Desktop users) still use it as daily driver. And if not, is there a step-by-step manual? I'd like to have enough time to test 1password with my browser during my just started 30 days of trail.
    Thanks :)

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @vidarwindir: I like Firefox too, but it is a bag of hurt, as they do not offer an export feature. I've seen GitHub projects that endeavor to offer that functionality, but it's something you'd need to vet in order to make sure you're not giving your passwords to a 3rd party.

  • robrob Agile Customer Care

    Team Member

    @vidarwindir one thing you could try is just continue using Firefox like you normally do but with 1Password installed, so that as Firefox fills in your login information, 1Password will offer to save it for you. It's not as great as importing everything right away, but it's an easy way to get your most frequent sites saved to 1Password.

  • MrCMrC Community Moderator

    @vidarwindir - I should have some time this work to work on the Firefox converter. Sorry for the delay, I've been deep into a few projects.

  • edited January 7

    Hello,
    thanks for the replies. @brenty i actually found this project on github and got it exported: https://github.com/kspearrin/ff-password-exporter/releases.
    Now i've got an .csv with the following format:
    hostname,username,password,timeCreated,timeLastUsed,timePasswordChanged,timesUsed

    I was able to import it using this guide: https://support.1password.com/import/#if-your-application-isn-t-listed-above but the format seems wrong.
    My username is now the password, my login is now the website, the title is the website.
    How can i convert the csv?

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @vidarwindir: It sounds like you've got the raw data, but maybe not in the proper format as far as the order of the fields. You should be able to tweak it in a spreadsheet app to get the desired result:

    https://support.1password.com/create-csv-files/

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @vidarwindir: Actually, do you maybe have only login credentials, not any of the URLs associated with them? That could be a bigger challenge for you, if URLs were not exported for some reason.

  • @brenty thanks! Do you have any recommendations for a spreadsheet app?

    The url is saved under hostname, renaming this field should do it.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    That's a tough one. Google Sheets is decent and free...but login credentials aren't something we'd want to put in the cloud unencrypted, so a local app would be better...but those often cost money. If you have one installed already, I'd use that. A lot of PCs come with at least a trial of Excel with Microsoft Office. There are probably also good free open source spreadsheet apps out there too. It's just not my area of expertise. :)

  • edited January 8

    I've found "Ron's Editor", trail version supports up to 1000 Lines.
    Do i need the Field "Notes" or can i leave it empty?

    //Edit: Nevermind, I've created a copy of the URLs and just removed everything that included "http://" "www." etc. and the import worked. Got everything to the following format:
    title,website,username,password

    Thanks for the support. :+1:

  • MrCMrC Community Moderator

    @vidarwindir ,

    LibreOffice is a free, open source office suite. I'd been assuming you were on macOS.

    You should leave the notes column in your CSV if it contains useful information to you. Otherwise, just use the CSV format for Logins prescribed by @brenty above.

    If you'd prefer a customized version of the csv converter from the converter suite, I can give you one that will handle also your dates in the cells. I can probably customize it to match your column names, so that you won't have to edit the file at all.

  • brentybrenty

    Team Member

    @MrC: Yes! Thank you! That was on the tip of my fingers but I just couldn't quite get it. Glad to hear that LibreOffice is still around. I haven't kept up since not having much use for office suites for years now.

    @vidarwindir: In addition to LibreOffice, I think there are also some others (probably also based on OpenOffice), but that appears to be actively developed with releases just last month so that seems like a win. :)

  • MrCMrC Community Moderator

    The 1.11 version of the converter suite now contains the Firefox converter.

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