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Get to know 1Password in your browser

1Password lets you easily sign in to sites, use suggested passwords, and find what you need – all without leaving your browser.
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1Password in your browser is the simple, beautiful password manager you’ve been looking for. Easily organize your secure information, save and sign in with your logins, and have everything available at your fingertips.

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Save your passwords

To save a login, enter your username and password. Then choose Save in 1Password.

You can edit the title of the login and the vault where you want to save it. Then click Save.

To update an incorrect or incomplete login, make your changes, then choose Save in 1Password and click Update.

Learn more about saving and filling passwords.

Saving a login inline with 1Password

Fill logins and other items

To fill an item, click the 1Password icon and choose it.

If 1Password suggests more than one item, you can use the arrow keys to select the one you want.

Or start typing to find it.

Learn more about filling credit cards and addresses.

The 1Password icon in a form field

Search 1Password in a form field

Sign in to sites with a passkey

To save a passkey, find a passkey-supported website. Depending on the website, you may need to create an account with a username and password before you can create a passkey.

When you choose the option to create a passkey, 1Password will offer to save it. If you have an existing Login item for the website saved in 1Password, you can choose to update it by adding the passkey. Or you can save the passkey as a new item.

The next time you visit the sign-in page for that website and choose the option to sign in with a passkey, 1Password will show you a list of your saved passkeys. Click Sign in beside the one you want to use.

Learn more about saving and signing in with passkeys.

Saving a passkey using the 1Password browser extension.

Signing in with a passkey using the 1Password browser extension.

Sign in to sites with a provider

To save a login for a site where you want to sign in with a supported sign-in provider, like Google or Facebook, sign in to the website with the provider you want to use, then click Save item.

Choose where you want to save the item, select the login for the provider you signed in with, then click Save.

The next time you visit the sign-in page for that website, 1Password will offer to sign you in to the site with the provider you saved in the item. Click Sign in next to the provider you want to sign in with.

Learn more about signing in to sites with supported providers.

The 1Password prompt to save an item that uses a sign-in provider.

The 1Password prompt to sign in to a website with the provider you use for that site.

Use a suggested password

1Password suggests strong 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.

Learn more about changing your passwords.

1Password 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 button in your browser’s toolbar.

To create a custom password, click the 1Password in your browser menu 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 Password Generator History below the password generator.

The password generator in the 1Password pop-up

Search 1Password

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

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

To cancel the current search, click or press Esc.

Search in the 1Password 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 and choose Add to Favorites.

To copy any field, click it.

To open the pop-up in a new window*, click and choose Open in New Window.

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

View items in the 1Password pop-up

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

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

Learn more about viewing and editing items.

* If you’ve turned on integration with the 1Password app, this will open in the 1Password app.

Use drag and drop to fill in apps

To fill in an app, drag your login details from 1Password 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 drag and drop to fill in apps from 1Password

Fill one-time passwords

You can use 1Password as an authenticator for a site that supports two-factor authentication. First, find the site on 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 1Password button in your browser’s toolbar and select your login for the site to view the item’s details.

Click > Scan QR Code to save it to your 1Password item. 1Password can then fill your one-time passwords any time you need to sign in to that site.

Learn about saving and filling one-time passwords.

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

Switch accounts

To see a list of your accounts, click the 1Password icon All Accounts.

To see everything, click All Accounts. To see only the items for a specific account, click All Vaults under the name of the account you want.

To set which vaults are included when you view All Accounts, click the 1Password in your browser menu and choose Settings, then select Accounts & Vaults and adjust the vaults.

Account and vault list in the 1Password pop-up

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.

To get alerted when a website you have an account for is added to Watchtower, click the 1Password in your browser menu and choose Settings, then select Watchtower and turn on Check for vulnerable passwords.

Learn more about Watchtower.

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

Share items

You can securely share copies of passwords and other items you’ve saved in 1Password with anyone, even if they don’t use 1Password.

To share an item, open the pop-up, find the item you want to share, and select it. Click and choose Share.

You can choose when the link expires and who to share it with. Then click Get Link to Share. Click Copy, then send the link to the person or people you want to share the item with, like in an email or text message.

Learn more about sharing items.

Share an item in the 1Password pop-up

Lock 1Password

When you’re done using 1Password in your browser, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click the 1Password in your browser menu and choose Lock 1Password.

Learn more about managing auto-lock.

Manage your settings

To manage your settings, click the 1Password in your browser menu and choose Settings. You’ll be able to manage:

  • Watchtower settings
  • Language preference
  • Pop-up behavior and appearance
  • Behavior on web pages
  • Notifications
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Accounts and vaults
  • Integrations

Get help

If you don’t see the 1Password icon in your browser’s toolbar

If the 1Password icon the 1Password icon is missing from your browser toolbar, you can customize the toolbar to make it visible.

If you already have passwords saved in your browser

If you already have passwords and other information saved in your browser’s built-in password manager, learn how to move your data into 1Password from Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Brave, or Safari.

If you’re using a different browser, you might be able to export your passwords and other information using the comma-separated values (CSV) file format. To learn how to export to a CSV file, check the documentation for your browser. Then move your data into your account on

If your browser’s built-in password manager is interfering with 1Password

If your browser’s built-in password manager is interfering with 1Password, you can turn it off:

  1. Click the 1Password button in your browser’s toolbar, then click the 1Password in your browser menu and choose Settings.
  2. Select General, then make sure Make 1Password the default password manager in this browser is turned on.

If you use different passwords for additional 1Password accounts

When you unlock 1Password in your browser, only accounts using the same password are unlocked. To unlock an account that has a different password, lock 1Password, then unlock it using the password for that account.

To make sure you always have access to your 1Password accounts, use the same password for all of them. If you signed up for accounts with different passwords, you can change them.

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