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Get to know 1Password X

If you’re new to 1Password X, learn how to fill and save passwords, view and edit items, and more – all without leaving your browser.

1Password X is the best way to experience 1Password in your browser. It works everywhere you use Chrome or Firefox, including on Linux or Chrome OS. Easily sign in to sites, use suggested passwords, and find what you need. Everything is available at your fingertips.

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1Password X will make suggestions as you browse the web, so you can easily sign in to sites, sign up for accounts, and fill credit cards.

To prevent your browser from interfering with 1Password, turn off the built-in password manager. Click the 1Password X toolbar icon in the toolbar, then click the settings icon > Settings, and turn on “Make 1Password the default password manager”.

Fill logins and other items

To fill an item, click the 1Password icon and choose it. If 1Password suggests more than one item, start typing to find the one you want.

The 1Password icon in a form field

Search 1Password X in a form field

Save a login

To save a login, enter your username and password. Before you sign in, click the 1Password icon and choose Save in 1Password.

If you make a mistake and the login is incorrect or incomplete, you can update it. Make your changes, then click the 1Password icon and choose Update Saved Login.

Saving a login inline with 1Password X

Use a suggested password

1Password suggests strong, 20-character passwords when you’re changing a password or signing up for a new account.

To use a suggested password, click the 1Password icon in a password field and choose Use Suggested Password.

1Password X suggesting a new password

Create a custom password

You can use the 1Password pop-up to create custom passwords. To open the pop-up, click the 1Password X toolbar icon in the toolbar.

To create a custom password, click new item icon and choose Password Generator.

Adjust the settings for your new password, then copy it to the clipboard or fill it on the page.

To see all the passwords you’ve created, click Generator History below the password generator.

The password generator in the 1Password X pop-up

Search 1Password

Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password.

To search in 1Password X, open the pop-up and start typing.

To cancel the current search, click or press Esc.

Search in the 1Password X pop-up

View and edit items

To view an item’s details, click it. Or use the arrow keys to select it.

To mark an item as a favorite, click the star icon.

To copy any field, click it.

To open the pop-up in a new window, click Open 1Password in a new window.

To show a field in large type, click the chevron icon to the right of it, then click Large.

View items in the 1Password X pop-up

To reveal a password, click the chevron icon to the right of it, then click Reveal. Or press Option (or Alt) to reveal all passwords in the item details.

To edit an item, click Edit. The item will open in a new tab,* where you can add tags or custom fields, move it, or delete it.

* If you've turned on integration with 1Password for Mac, the item will open in 1Password for Mac.

Use drag and drop to fill in apps

Use drag and drop to fill in apps from 1Password X

To fill in an app, drag your login details to it. For example, drag your password to the password field in the app.

You can also use drag and drop in your browser. Fill answers to security questions, membership numbers, and more.

Use 1Password as an authenticator for a site with two-factor

You can use 1Password as an authenticator for a site that supports two-factor authentication. First, find the site on TwoFactorAuth.org and follow the instructions to turn on two-factor authentication for the site.

When you see a QR code for 1Password to scan, click the QR code icon to scan it.

Learn more about using 1Password as an authenticator.

Set up two-factor authentication from the 1Password X pop-up

Switch accounts and vaults

To see a list of your accounts and vaults, click the settings icon > Vaults.

To see only the items for a specific account or vault, click it.

To see everything, click All Vaults.

To change the vaults included when you view All Vaults, click the settings icon next to All Vaults, then adjust the vaults under Accounts and Vaults.*

Account and vault list in the 1Password X pop-up

* If you've turned on integration with 1Password for Mac, 1Password X uses the same All Vaults settings. To change the vaults included when you view All Vaults, click Open 1Password for Mac Preferences and click Vaults. Learn more about All Vaults.

Use Watchtower

Watchtower tells you about password breaches and other security problems on the websites you have saved in 1Password.

If any of your items require action, you’ll see an alert banner with more information at the top of the item in 1Password X.

Learn more about Watchtower.

Item with a Watchtower banner in the 1Password X pop-up

Use keyboard shortcuts

Use keyboard shortcuts with 1Password X when the pop-up is open:

Shortcut Action
Command-I Create new item.
Command‑E Edit the selected item.
Return

Copy the selected item detail.

Perform the default action for the selected item.

Command-Return Open the website for the selected Login item in a new tab and fill your username and password.
Shift-Control‑C Copy the username of the selected item.
Shift‑Command‑C Copy the password of the selected item.
Shift‑Control‑Command‑C Copy the one-time password of the selected item.
Option Reveal all passwords in the item details.
Command‑O Open the selected item in a separate window.
Command-F Search 1Password X.
Command‑D Show vaults.
Command-G Show the password generator.
Esc

Dismiss the 1Password X pop-up.

Clear the search field.

Shift-Command-L Lock 1Password.
Shortcut Action
Ctrl + I Create new item.
Ctrl + E Edit the selected item.
Enter

Copy the selected item detail.

Perform the default action for the selected item.

Ctrl + Enter Open the website for the selected Login item in a new tab and fill your username and password.
Shift + Alt + C Copy the username of the selected item.
Shift + Ctrl + C Copy the password of the selected item.
Shift + Ctrl + Windows logo key  + C Copy the one-time password of the selected item.
Alt Reveal all passwords in the item details.
Ctrl + O Open the selected item in a separate window.
Ctrl + F Search 1Password X.
Ctrl + D Show vaults.
Ctrl + G Show the password generator.
Esc

Dismiss the 1Password X pop-up.

Clear the search field.

Shift + Ctrl + L Lock 1Password.

Lock 1Password

When you’re done using 1Password, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click the settings icon > Lock 1Password.

1Password X will automatically lock when:

  • you quit the browser*
  • you don’t use your computer for a certain amount of time
  • your computer sleeps or locks

* If you've turned on integration with 1Password for Mac, 1Password X won't lock when you quit your browser. It will lock when you lock 1Password for Mac.

Manage your settings

To manage your settings, click the settings icon > and choose Settings. You’ll be able to:

  • Manage integration with 1Password for Mac
  • Change your auto-lock settings*
  • Change the language*
  • Adjust the toolbar button appearance
  • Turn off the built-in password manager
  • Allow notifications*
  • Set a keyboard shortcut to open the pop-up*
  • Adjust how 1Password behaves on web pages
  • Add and remove accounts; adjust All Vaults*

* If you've turned on integration with 1Password for Mac, you can manage these settings in the app.

To integrate with 1Password for Mac

If you use the 1Password for Mac beta, the 1Password X beta can integrate with it. Click the 1Password X toolbar icon in the toolbar, then click the settings icon > Settings, and turn on “Integrate with 1Password for Mac”.

When you turn on integration, 1Password X will use 1Password for Mac to:

  • lock and unlock (supports Touch ID)
  • create and edit items
  • sync your accounts and preferences

You can also fill logins in your browser directly from 1Password for Mac.

Get help

1Password X works on Linux, Chrome OS, Mac, and Windows. It’s available for Chrome and Firefox. The Chrome extension also works in other Chromium-based browsers, like Opera and Brave.

To share feedback about 1Password X, join the discussion in the 1Password Support forum.

To get help with 1Password X, right-click the 1Password X toolbar icon in your toolbar and choose Get Help.

If you use different Master Passwords for additional accounts

When you unlock 1Password X with your Master Password, only accounts with the same password will be unlocked. To unlock an account that has a different password, lock 1Password X, then unlock it using the password for that account. If you’ve turned on integration, unlock 1Password for Mac to view all your accounts in 1Password X.

To ensure you always have access to your accounts, use the same Master Password for all of them. If you signed up for accounts with different passwords, you can change them.

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