1Password Silent Install (How-To Guide)


1Password is a password manager developed by AgileBits Inc. It provides a place for users to store various passwords, software licenses, and other sensitive information in a virtual vault that is locked with a PBKDF2-guarded master password. This article will serve as an informative guide and give you a clear understanding of how to perform a silent installation of 1Password from the command line using the EXE installer.

How to Install 1Password Silently

1Password Silent Install (Version 7.3.654 and Newer)

  1. Navigate to https://app-updates.agilebits.com/download/OPW7
  2. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command: 1PasswordSetup-x.y.z.exe --silent
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find 1Password entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:1Password (Version 7.3.654 and Newer)
Vendor:AgileBits Inc
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:1PasswordSetup-x.y.z.exe --silent
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%LocalAppData%\1Password\app\7\1Password.exe" uninstall
Download Link:https://app-updates.agilebits.com/download/OPW7

1Password Silent Install (Version 7.2.617 and Older)

  1. Navigate to
  2. Download the EXE to a folder created at (C:\Downloads)
  3. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  4. Navigate to the C:\Downloads folder
  5. Enter the following command:
    • 1PasswordSetup-x.y.z.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles%\1Password" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
  6. Press Enter

After a few moments you will find 1Password entries in the Start Menu, Installation Directory, and Programs and Features in the Control Panel.

Software Title:1Password (Version 7.2.617 and Older)
Vendor:AgileBits Inc
Architecture:x86_x64
Installer Type:EXE
Silent Install Switch:1PasswordSetup-x.y.z.exe /DIR="%ProgramFiles%\1Password" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Silent Uninstall Switch:"%ProgramFiles%\1Password\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
Download Link:https://c.1password.com/dist/1P/win6/1PasswordSetup-7.2.617.exe

The information above provides a quick overview of the software title, vendor, silent install, and silent uninstall switches. The download links provided take you directly to the vendors website. Continue reading if you are interested in additional details and configurations.


Additional Configurations

The 1Password (Version 7.2.617 and Older) installers offer the option to generate a log file during installation to assist with troubleshooting should any problems arise. You can use the following commands to create a verbose log file with details about the installation.

1Password Silent Install (Version 7.2.617 and Older) with Logging

1PasswordSetup-x.y.z.exe /VERYSILENT /NORESTART /LOG="%WINDIR%\Temp\1Password-Install.log"

How to Uninstall 1Password Silently

  1. Open an Elevated Command Prompt by Right-Clicking on Command Prompt and select Run as Administrator
  2. Enter one of the following commands:

1Password Silent Uninstall (Version 7.3.654 and Newer)

"%LocalAppData%\1Password\app\7\1Password.exe" uninstall

1Password Silent Uninstall (Version 7.2.617 and Older) – UserProfile

"%LocalAppData%\1password\app\7\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART
"%LocalAppData%\1password\app\6\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

1Password Silent Uninstall (Version 7.2.617 and Older) – ProgramFiles

"%ProgramFiles%\1Password\unins000.exe" /VERYSILENT /NORESTART

Always make sure to test everything in a development environment prior to implementing anything into production. The information in this article is provided “As Is” without warranty of any kind.

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