Permissions for 1Password Family

Is it possible to have a shared vault but limit access to read-only? Especially for kids, I want to avoid that they can remove or change items in a vault.

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  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member
    edited February 23

    Hi @dlaplexurenet!

    Edit: This is possible if you create a new vault:

    Only the automatically-created Shared vault is available to everyone by default (thanks to missingbits for the hint below!)

  • Hi @ag_ana!

    only available in Teams and Business accounts

    But it would be a really great feature in families accounts, too. I actually use my individual account to manage some passwords for the kids. But I think about switching to a family account but don't want my kids to delete or change accounts without my permission.

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member

    Thank you for the feedback @DenalB :+1:

  • As always you are very welcome. ;)

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member


  • @dlaplexurenet I hesitate to contradict @ag_ana and I'm probably going to regret doing so, but I thought this functionality was available in Families.

    The default shared vault doesn't allow you to define the permissions, everyone in the family gets "view & edit" rights. However, if you create a new shared vault you can decide whether an individual user has "view" or "view & edit" rights.

  • I agree. This should be a feature of family accounts as well.

  • It would be great if this is already a feature available in Families @missingbits. :+1:
    I'm not able to test this because I'm on an individual account.

  • @missingbits is correct. I just checked and it’s only the default shared vault that permissions can’t be modified.

    Thanks for clarifying.

  • @more_cowbell thanks for confirming. I remember this being confusing when trying to set-up shared vaults for my family. I wanted to control the view and edit rights to each vault and had unwittingly made things more difficult by re-using the default shared vault. We now don't store anything in our default shared vault and just use it for moving items between private vaults.

  • @missingbits thanks for this hint. I just tried it out and it's working.
    That I have to create an additional vault is not a real problem for me.
    Thanks again! :+1:

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member
    edited February 23

    My bad @missingbits, you are correct :) And you should never hesitate to contradict me :P I will update my original comment now. Thank you!

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