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 (Ctrl + N). Then choose the type of item to create. Enter the details and click Save.
To edit an item, select it and click Edit (Ctrl + E). When you’re done making changes, click Save.
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
1Password lets you fill passwords, credit cards, and addresses directly in your browser.
Use 1Password mini to fill in apps
1Password mini makes it easy to fill your details in apps. To open 1Password mini, click the 1Password icon in the notification area (Ctrl + Alt + backslash (\)).
To fill a username or password in an app:
- Open an app.
- Open 1Password mini and right-click a Login item.
- Drag the “username” or “password” menu item to any field in the app.
Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password.
To search the current view, use the search field above the list of items (Ctrl + F). To search all items, press Ctrl + Shift + F.
To change how items are sorted in the list, click “items sorted by” below the search field.
For example, you can sort your items by the date last you last made changes to them.
Organize with favorites and tags
You can organize your items with tags or mark them as favorites to quickly access them when you need them.
To mark an item as a favorite, select it and click below the item’s title.
To create a tag, edit an item, enter the name of the tag in the tag field, and click Save. Your tags automatically appear in the sidebar.
Switch vaults and accounts
You can use vaults in 1Password to organize your items and share them with others. If you have multiple 1Password accounts, each account has its own vaults.
To switch to a specific vault or view items from all the vaults in an account, click All Vaults (Ctrl + D) and choose a vault or account.
Move and copy items
You can use drag and drop to move and copy items between vaults.
Watchtower tells you about password breaches and other security problems on the websites you have saved in 1Password.
To get alerted when a website you have an account for is added to Watchtower, choose 1Password > Settings, then click Notifications and turn on “Watchtower alerts”.
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 (Ctrl + L).
Archive and delete items
To move an item to the Archive, right-click it and choose Archive (Ctrl + Del).
To restore an item from the Archive, click Archive in the sidebar, select the item, then click Restore.
To delete an item, right-click it and choose Delete.
When you’re done using 1Password, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click in the top right corner (Windows logo key + Shift + L). Unlock 1Password again by entering your account password.