Create and edit items
When you open 1Password, you’ll see a list of all your items, like your passwords and credit cards. Select an item to see its details:
To create an item, click or choose File > New Item (Command-N). Then choose the type of item to create. Enter the details and click Save.
To edit an item, select it and click Edit or choose Item > Edit (Command-E). When you’re done making changes, click Save or choose Item > Save Changes (Command-E).
To see only certain types of items, select a category in the sidebar. Select All Items to see everything in the current vault.
Use 1Password in your browser
The 1Password extension lets you fill passwords, credit cards, and addresses directly in Safari, Chrome, and Firefox.
Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password.
To search in 1Password, use the search field above the list of items (Command-F).
To change how items are sorted in the list, click “items sorted by” below the search field. Each category has different sort options and they can be set per category.
For example, you can sort credit cards by card type and logins by date last used.
Organize with favorites and tags
Select Favorites in the sidebar to quickly access your favorite items. To mark an item as a favorite, select it and click below the item title. Or drag items onto Favorites in the sidebar.
Use tags to organize your items and find them easily. To create a tag, edit an item, enter the name of the tag in the tag field, and click Save. You can separate multiple tags with commas.
Your tags automatically appear in the sidebar. Drag an item onto a tag in the sidebar to tag it.
You can use vaults in 1Password to organize your items and share them with others. If you have multiple 1Password accounts, each account will have its own vaults.
To switch to a specific vault, click All Vaults and choose a vault. Or choose 1Password > Switch to Vault (Command-1 to Command-9).
Move items between vaults
To move items from one vault to another:
- Select an item. Select multiple items by holding down the Command key and selecting them. Select all items in a list by pressing Command-A.
- Choose Item menu > Share.
Select the vault where you want to move the item(s), then choose Move.
Use Security Audit
Security Audit identifies your weak, duplicate, and old passwords so you can make them stronger.
Watchtower alerts you to password breaches and other security problems on the websites you have saved in 1Password.
You can temporarily enlarge a password to make it easier to see while entering it on another device or reading it aloud.
To enlarge a password, hover over it. Then click and choose Large Type.
To move an item to the Trash, drag the item to the Trash in the sidebar. Or select one or more items and choose Item > Move to Trash (Command-Delete).
To restore an item from the Trash, click the Trash in the sidebar, select the item, then click Restore. Or choose Item > Restore from Trash.
To delete the items in the Trash, choose 1Password > Empty Trash.
When you’re done using 1Password, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click in the top right corner. Unlock 1Password again by entering your Master Password.