Saving and filling passwords

Copy and fill passwords into apps that don’t work with 1Password

Learn how to quickly access your passwords and copy them into other places, like apps that don’t have 1Password integration, or authentication dialogs on the web.

Sometimes you’ll need to enter your password into an app or window that doesn’t work with 1Password:

  • When you’re signing in to an app on your computer
  • When you’re asked for your Apple ID on an iOS device
  • When you’re signing in to a website using an HTTP authentication prompt

In these situations, you should take advantage of the ability to copy your passwords from 1Password.

Tip

For an easier way to fill your passwords into apps, set up Universal Autofill on your Mac.

Copy passwords

1Password provides efficient shortcuts for copying passwords to the clipboard, so you can paste them into other apps and windows.

Copy a password

To copy a password:

  • Mouse or trackpad: Click the password field in the item details.
  • Keyboard: Press Shift-Command-C when the item is selected.

    To copy a one-time password, press Option-Command-C.

Copy a password from the item details

Use Quick Access

Use Quick Access to copy a password without leaving the app you’re working in.

To open Quick Access, click the 1Password icon in the menu bar and select Open Quick Access (or press Shift-Command-Space). Then choose an item from the list of suggestions, or start typing to search for a different item.

Learn more about Quick Access.

 

Quick Access

Manage clipboard settings

For your security, 1Password automatically removes copied passwords from the clipboard. To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Preferences > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

Copy passwords

1Password provides efficient shortcuts for copying passwords to the clipboard, so you can paste them into other apps.

Copy a password

To copy a password, swipe right over an item, then tap Copy Password.
Swipe right to copy a password

Use Quick Copy

Copying both your username and password is as easy as switching apps:

  1. Tap an item to view its details, then tap your username to copy it.
  2. Switch to another app and paste your username.
  3. Switch back to 1Password, and your password is copied automatically.
  4. Switch to the other app and paste your password.

If your item includes a one-time password, switch back to 1Password a final time, and it will be copied automatically.

Tap to copy your username

Copy item details from Favorites

When you mark an item as a favorite, you can quickly copy any of its details.

To copy item details from Favorites, tap an item, then tap the detail you want to copy.

Learn more about favorites.

Tap to copy a username or password

Manage clipboard settings

To manage your clipboard settings, tap Settings > Security:

  • To automatically remove copied passwords from the clipboard after 90 seconds, turn on Clear Clipboard.
  • To allow anything you copy in 1Password to be available on your nearby devices where you’ve set up Universal Clipboard,¬† turn on Allow Universal Clipboard.

Copy passwords

1Password provides efficient shortcuts for copying passwords to the clipboard, so you can paste them into other apps and windows.

Copy a password

To copy a password:

  • Mouse or trackpad: Click the password field in the item details.
  • Keyboard: Press Ctrl¬†+¬†Shift¬†+¬†C when the item is selected.

    To copy a one-time password, press Ctrl + Alt + C.

Copy a password from the item details

Use Quick Access

Use Quick Access to copy a password without leaving the app you’re working in.

To open Quick Access, right-click the 1Password icon in the notification area and select Open Quick Access (or press Ctrl + Shift + Space). Then choose an item from the list of suggestions, or start typing to search for a different item.

Learn more about Quick Access.

 

Quick Access

Manage clipboard settings

For your security, 1Password automatically removes copied passwords from the clipboard. To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Settings > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

Copy passwords

To copy a password, tap an item to see its details, then tap the password and choose Copy.

Manage clipboard settings

For your security, 1Password can automatically remove copied passwords from the clipboard. Tap Settings > Security, then tap “Automatically clear clipboard” and choose how often you want 1Password to clear the clipboard.

Copy passwords

1Password provides efficient shortcuts for copying passwords to the clipboard, so you can paste them into other apps and windows.

Copy a password

To copy a password:

  • Mouse or trackpad: Click the password field in the item details.
  • Keyboard: Press Ctrl¬†+¬†Shift¬†+¬†C when the item is selected.

    To copy a one-time password, press Ctrl + Alt + C.

Copy a password from the item details

Use Quick Access

Use Quick Access to copy a password without leaving the app you’re working in.

To open Quick Access, click the 1Password icon in the system tray and select Open Quick Access (or press Ctrl + Shift + Space). Then choose an item from the list of suggestions, or start typing to search for a different item.

Learn more about Quick Access.

 

Quick Access

Manage clipboard settings

For your security, 1Password automatically removes copied passwords from the clipboard. To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Settings > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

Next steps

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