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Search in the 1Password app to find what you need

Learn how to find items you saved in 1Password, like passwords, credit cards, and more.

Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password. Searches include results from the selected account or collection, but you can switch to a different account, collection, or choose All Accounts before you search to adjust the results.

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If you’re using 1Password.com, learn how to search to find what you need.

Find items

To search 1Password, use the search field above the list of items. As you type, you’ll see results in a dropdown below the search field.

Search results include items, tags, categories, and vaults from the selected account or collection. Results include items with titles, sections, or fields that match the query.

A search for items containing 'home wi' in the title, with Home Wireless as the top result.

To see all results for a search query, click Show all matching items in the dropdown (or press Command-Return).

To find an item in the current list only, including partial word matches, choose Edit > Find (or press Option-Command-F).

To search using Quick Access, click the 1Password icon in the menu bar and select Open Quick Access (or press Shift-Command-Space).

Search filters

To use search filters to narrow your search results:

  1. Select a tag, category, or vault and press Command-F. The matching search filters will be added to the search field.

    You can also enter search filters yourself: =untagged, =favorite, =tag:, =category:, or =vault:.

  2. Enter additional keywords after the search filter and press Return.

For example, to find all items that include the word “card” in your Personal vault:

  1. Select your Personal vault in the sidebar and press Command-F. You’ll see =vault:Personal in the search field.
  2. Enter “card” after the search filter and press Command-Return.
A search demonstrating filters with '=vault:Personal card' in the search field.

Find items

To search 1Password, tap Search. Search results include items, tags, categories, and vaults from the selected account or collection. Results include items with titles, sections, or fields that match the query.

To find an item in the current list only, including partial word matches, swipe down from the top of the list.

A search for items containing 'home wi' in the title, with Home Wireless as the top result.

Search filters

To use search filters to narrow your search results:

  1. Tap Search, then enter an equal sign (=).
  2. Choose from one of the listed filters: Untagged, Favorites, Tags, Categories, or Vaults.

    You can also enter search filters yourself: =untagged, =favorite, =tag:, =category:, or =vault:.

  3. If you choose to filter by tag, category, or vault, choose from an option below the search field or enter the name of a tag, category, or vault.
  4. Enter additional keywords after the filter.

A search field with an equal sign entered and filters showing below the field.

For example, to find all items that include the word “card” in your Personal vault:

  1. Tap Search, then enter an equal sign (=).
  2. Tap Vaults, then tap Personal.
  3. Enter “card” after the search filter.
A search demonstrating filters with '=vault:Personal card' in the search field.

Find items

To search 1Password, use the search field above the list of items. As you type, you’ll see results in a dropdown below the search field.

Search results include items, tags, categories, and vaults from the selected account or collection. Results include items with titles, sections, or fields that match the query.

A search for items containing 'home wi' in the title, with Home Wireless as the top result.

To see all results for a search query, click Show all matching items in the dropdown (or press Ctrl + Enter).

To find an item in the current list only, including partial word matches, use the Ctrl + Alt + F keyboard shortcut.

To search using Quick Access, right-click the 1Password icon in the menu bar and select Open Quick Access (or press Ctrl + Shift + Space).

Search filters

To use search filters to narrow your search results:

  1. Select a tag, category, or vault and press Ctrl + F. The matching search filters will be added to the search field.

    You can also enter search filters yourself: =untagged, =favorite, =tag:, =category:, or =vault:.

  2. Enter additional keywords after the search filter and press Enter.

For example, to find all items that include the word “card” in your Personal vault:

  1. Select your Personal vault in the sidebar and press Ctrl¬†+¬†F. You’ll see =vault:Personal in the search field.
  2. Enter “card” after the search filter and press Ctrl¬†+¬†Enter.
A search demonstrating filters with '=vault:Personal card' in the search field.

Find items

To search 1Password, tap Search. Search results include items, tags, categories, and vaults from the selected account or collection. Results include items with titles, sections, or fields that match the query.

To find an item in the current list only, including partial word matches, tap the magnifying glass with a list on its left.

A search for items containing 'home wi' in the title, with Home Wireless as the top result.

Search filters

To use search filters to narrow your search results:

  1. Tap Search, then enter an equal sign (=).
  2. Choose from one of the listed filters: Untagged, Favorites, Tags, Categories, or Vaults.

    You can also enter search filters yourself: =untagged, =favorite, =tag:, =category:, or =vault:.

  3. If you choose to filter by tag, category, or vault, choose from an option below the search field or enter the name of a tag, category, or vault.
  4. Enter additional keywords after the filter.

A search field with an equal sign entered and filters showing below the field.

For example, to find all items that include the word “card” in your Personal vault:

  1. Tap Search, then enter an equal sign (=).
  2. Tap Vaults, then tap Personal.
  3. Enter “card” after the search filter.
A search demonstrating filters with '=vault:Personal card' in the search field.

Find items

To search 1Password, use the search field above the list of items. As you type, you’ll see results in a dropdown below the search field.

Search results include items, tags, categories, and vaults from the selected account or collection. Results include items with titles, sections, or fields that match the query.

A search for items containing 'home wi' in the title, with Home Wireless as the top result.

To see all results for a search query, click Show all matching items in the dropdown (or press Ctrl + Enter).

To find an item in the current list only, including partial word matches, use the Ctrl + Alt + F keyboard shortcut.

To search using Quick Access, right-click the 1Password icon in the menu bar and select Open Quick Access (or press Ctrl + Shift + Space).

Search filters

To use search filters to narrow your search results:

  1. Select a tag, category, or vault and press Ctrl + F. The matching search filters will be added to the search field.

    You can also enter search filters yourself: =untagged, =favorite, =tag:, =category:, or =vault:.

  2. Enter additional keywords after the search filter and press Enter.

For example, to find all items that include the word “card” in your Personal vault:

  1. Select your Personal vault in the sidebar and press Ctrl¬†+¬†F. You’ll see =vault:Personal in the search field.
  2. Enter “card” after the search filter and press Ctrl¬†+¬†Enter.
A search demonstrating filters with '=vault:Personal card' in the search field.

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