How can I change the category that a password has been filed under?

When I first set up I didn't know to sort the passwords to the various categories and now have many memberships under the "Passwords" category and would like to move them to the "Membership" category. It appears that the "Copy/Move" function only allows one to copy or move a file to a shared vault. It is a pity that this doesn't allow for one to also change the category.

1Password Version: 7.6.785
Extension Version: 1.22.1
OS Version: OS X Home 19041.572
Sync Type: Not Provided
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  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member
    edited November 7

    Hi @ian_turnbull!

    You are right that it's not possible to change the category of an item after it has been created. This is because many fields in one category don't exist in another, and viceversa, so moving them is not always an easy action to do automatically. Thank you however for the feedback, perhaps one day we will be able to do this, so in the meantime I have sent your feedback to the developers :+1:

    ref: dev/projects/customer-feature-requests#137

  • Hi ag_ana,
    So therefore I have to manually transfer all the information for each entry, correct?

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member


    That's correct, you need to copy paste your information from one item to the other.

  • Not a fan of this. It's just data, if the new category can't accept all the fields, it would be nice to give us the option to save them in Notes or lose them.

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member


    Thank you for the feedback on this, this could indeed be an option :+1:

  • Would love for this functionality to be added!

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member

    Thank you for letting us know @burkhall1 :)

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