Sync your Vault
Sync your Vault
Adding, editing, or deleting vault items from any Bitwarden app will automatically push changes to your Bitwarden server, whether Cloud-hosted or self-hosted.
In order to pull those changes down to another Bitwarden app, your vault will need to Sync.
Other Bitwarden apps (browser extensions, mobile apps, desktop apps, and CLI) will sync automatically on login, and regularly when unlocked. You can also manually sync your vault to pull changes immediately.
When you install Bitwarden on a new device, logging in to your account will automatically pull your most up-to-date vault data.
To manually sync your vault from a Bitwarden app:
Select the Settings tab, select the Sync option and select the Sync Vault Now button.
Open the Settings tab, tap the Sync option and tap Sync Vault Now.
Toggle the Enable sync on refresh option to allow your vault to be synced using a pulldown gesture on the My Vault tab.
Select File → Sync Vault from the menu bar.
Only the currently active account will be synced.
sync command to manually sync your Vault:
For more information, refer to our CLI documentation.
If your vault isn't syncing properly, investigate the following:
Sync failure may occur if your device's time is not correct. Bitwarden uses TLS/SSL, which will fail to connect a Bitwarden app to the server if timestamps are mismatched.
VPN or Ad Blocker Interference
In some cases, VPN or Ad Blocker browser extensions may interfere with the connection between Bitwarden app and server. This issue is typically observed with browser extensions.