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Save a login
To save a login, enter your username and password. Then choose Save in 1Password.
To update an incorrect or incomplete login, make your changes, then choose Save in 1Password and click Update.
Fill logins and other items
To fill an item, click 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.
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 in a password field and choose Use Suggested Password.
Create a custom password
You can use the 1Password pop-up to create custom passwords. To open the pop-up, click in your browser’s toolbar.
To create a custom password, click 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.
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.
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 .
To copy any field, click it.
To open the pop-up in a new window, click .
To show a field in large type, click to the right of it, then click Large.
To reveal a password, click to the right of it, then click Reveal. Or press Control-Option (or Ctrl + Alt) to reveal all passwords in the item details.
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.
Fill two-factor authentication codes
You can use 1Password as an authenticator for a site that supports two-factor authentication. First, find the site on 2fa.directory and follow the instructions to turn on two-factor authentication for the site.
When you see a QR code for 1Password to scan, click to scan it.
Switch accounts and vaults
To see a list of your accounts and vaults, click > Vaults.
To see everything, click All Vaults. To see only the items for a specific account or vault, click it.
To set which vaults are included when you view All Vaults, click next to All Vaults, then adjust the vaults under Accounts and Vaults.
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 > Settings. Then turn on “Watchtower alerts”.
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.
When you’re done using 1Password in your browser, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click > Lock 1Password.
1Password will automatically lock when:
- you quit the browser
- you don’t use your computer for a certain amount of time
- your computer sleeps
Manage your settings
To manage your settings, click > Settings. You’ll be able to:
- Change your auto-lock settings
- Check for vulnerable passwords
- Change the language
- Adjust the toolbar button appearance
- Change which item list 1Password opens with
- 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
- Make 1Password the default password manager
If you don’t see the 1Password icon in your browser’s toolbar
If the 1Password icon is missing from your browser toolbar, you can customize the toolbar to make it visible.
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. Click in your browser’s toolbar, then click > Settings, and turn on “Make 1Password the default password manager”.
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.
- Save and fill passwords
- Save and fill credit cards and addresses
- Use the password generator to change and strengthen your passwords
- View and edit your items on 1Password.com
- Use 1Password as an authenticator for sites with two-factor authentication
- Use Watchtower to find passwords you need to change
- Use item links to help others find shared items