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Get to know Quick Access

Learn how to use Quick Access in 1Password 8 on your computer to view and edit items, fill in apps, and more.

Quick Access lets you find any item you need without leaving the app you’re working in. You can use it to search for items across all of your accounts and collections, and it remembers the items you use most frequently to give you relevant suggestions.

To open Quick Access, click the 1Password icon in your menu bar or system tray (Mac and Linux) or right-click the 1Password icon in your notification area (Windows), then select Open Quick Access.

Tip

You can also use the keyboard shortcut to open Quick Access: Shift-Command-Space (Mac) or Ctrl + Shift + Space (Windows and Linux). Learn more keyboard shortcuts for Quick Access on your Mac, Windows, or Linux computer.

Find and view items

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When you open Quick Access, you’ll see suggestions relevant to the apps you have open and the items you use most frequently.

If the item you need isn’t listed, start typing. To cancel the current search, click or press Esc.

To switch to a specific account or collection, click the icon for your account or collection in the search field and choose the one you want from the list. Or select All Accounts to search all your accounts.

To open a website and fill your username and password, click an item name in the search results. To see all available actions for an item, click  .

Fill details in apps

To fill a username or password in an app:

  1. Open an app.
  2. Open Quick Access. If you don’t see the login item suggested, search for it.
  3. Click Autofill to fill your username and password in the app.

    Or click to view available actions.

Learn more about Universal Autofill in 1Password for Mac.

To fill a username or password in an app:

  1. Open an app.
  2. Open Quick Access. If you don’t see the login item suggested, search for it.
  3. Click   to view available actions.
  4. Click Copy Username or Copy Password, then paste into the relevant field in the app.

    Or click Open Item In New Window to open the item details in a separate window. Click the username or password to copy it, then paste into the relevant field in the app.

To fill a username or password in an app:

  1. Open an app.
  2. Open Quick Access. If you don’t see the login item suggested, search for it.
  3. Click   to view available actions.
  4. Click Copy Username or Copy Password, then paste into the relevant field in the app.

    Or click Open Item In New Window to open the item details in a separate window. Click the username or password to copy it, then paste into the relevant field in the app.

Manage clipboard settings

For your security, 1Password automatically removes copied passwords from the clipboard.

To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Preferences > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Settings > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

To turn off this setting:

  1. Click your account or collection at the top of the sidebar and choose Settings > Security.
  2. Turn off “Remove copied information and authentication codes after 90 seconds”.

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