1Password - How to Use 1Password Browser Extension

Overview, Purpose, & Scope
This procedure is to be used for training users on how to utilize the functions built in to the 1Password 1Password  Browser Extension.

1Password - How to Use the 1Password Desktop Application
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    Switch between vaults

    1. To see a list of your accounts and vaults, click the settings icon > Vaults.

    2. To see only the items for a specific account or vault, click it.

    3. To see everything, click All Vaults.

    4. To change the vaults included when you view All Vaults, click the settings icon next to All Vaults, then adjust the vaults under Accounts and Vaults.

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    Fill logins and other items

    To fill an item, click the 1Password icon and choose it. If 1Password suggests more than one item, start typing to find the one you want.
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    Save a login

    To save a login, enter your username and password. Before you sign in, click the 1Password icon and choose Save in 1Password.

    If you make a mistake and the login is incorrect or incomplete, you can update it. Make your changes, then click the 1Password icon and choose Update Saved Login.

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    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 the 1Password icon in a password field and choose Use Suggested Password.

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    Search 1Password Browser Extension

    Searching is the fastest way to find what you need in 1Password.

    1. To search in 1Password  Browser Extension, open the pop-up and start typing.

    2. To cancel the current search, click  or press Esc.

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    View and edit items

    1. To view an item’s details, click it. Or use the arrow keys to select it.
    2. To mark an item as a favorite, click the star icon

    3. To copy any field, click it.

    4. To open the pop-up in a new window, click Open 1Password in a new window
    5. To show a field in large type, click to the right of it, then click Large.
    6. 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.
    7. To edit an item, click Edit. The item will open in a new tab, where you can add tags or custom fields, move it, or delete it.
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    Using Watchtower

    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  Browser Extension.

    1. To get alerted when a website you have an account for is added to Watchtower, click the settings icon > Settings. Then turn on “Watchtower alerts”.

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    Lock 1Password Browser Extension

    When you’re done using 1Password, you can lock it. To lock 1Password, click the settings icon > Lock 1Password.
    1Password Browser Extension will automatically lock when:
    • you quit the browser
    • you don’t use your computer for a certain amount of time
    • your computer sleeps
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    Manage your settings

    To manage your settings, click the settings icon > 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
      • Turn off the built-in password manager
      • 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
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