1Password, a password management service, which is one of the most acknowledged managers in recent times, has launched an updated version with the latest key features, along with promising advantages to the Mac customers. Compatibility with the “Unlock with Apple Watch” factor is presently advanced by the app and superior integration with the Safari net browser.
Version 7.7 of 1Password permits customers to save and sync their passwords, personal notes, bank cards, and further between numerous including Mac, iPhone, iPad, Android phones, Windows PCs, and others. The new update of this version was introduced today, for macOS with a significant and futuristic function, that is Unlock with Apple Watch.
Unlocking 1Password includes two processes, subjected to your Mac model, the set password should just be entered by the users or instead operate with Touch ID on acceptable Macs. Not all Macs include the accessibility of Touch ID, hence the older MacBooks or even Mac desktops users are needed to enter their 1Password code periodically, regardless of the amendments taken place.
The recently developed update of 1Password is exactly what the label coveys, Unlock with Apple Watch. It fits in as a perfect alternative to typing your password to unlock your Mac, which is now possible directly through the Apple Watch along with the help of 1Password.
Customers are expected to use the macOS Catalina 10.15 or later on Mac with Secure Enclave (types with T1, T2, or M1 chip) to ensure the authorization of this feature.
Once set up, you’ll get a pop up the moment you access 1Password in macOS on your Apple Watch. Double click to unlock, that’s how you’ll know you’re in. When both Apple Watch and Touch ID unlock are enabled, the Touch ID will be treated as the primary unlock method, by 1Password. But, to unlock with your Apple Watch, you’ll still receive a prompt. The app has evolved the integration with the Safari web browser.
Additionally, the update establishes new icons and designs to equalize some of the macOS Big Sur improvements, along with amplification to ensure the privacy of consumer knowledge. It can now also search web pages in the background to grant pre-programmed passwords and credit cards, much alike to what iCloud Keychain does.
Once a month, 1Password requires a subscription of $2.99 with the availability of various extra plans. Through the 1Password official website, the newly released version of the app can be downloaded by the users. It is also available on Mac App Store, but its latest update is not yet accessible there.