How do guest accounts work?

Trying to decide whether each team mates needs to buy 1Password Teams or whether certain employees can be guest users instead. Can a guest user have permanent access, or it only temporary? What other restrictions would they have? Thanks!

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  • BenBen AWS Team

    Team Member

    Hi @shunt

    The intention is for employees to be added as Team Members, and external users who only need limited access can be added as guests. Some examples might include a consultant, contractor, outside counsel, an external accounting or auditing firm, etc. Guests only have access to a single shared vault. They do not have their own Private vault, and cannot access more than one specified shared vault.

    You can read more about guests here:

    Share with guests in your team

    Please let me know if you have additional questions. :)


  • @Ben I'm having issues getting a guest logged in. She's set up on 1Password and I've shared the vault. Now she gets a page that asks for the Secret Key. I tried using mine but it didn't work, perhaps unsurprisingly. What's the trick we're not getting?

  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member


    I have replied to the discussion you have opened. Let's keep the conversation over there so we can keep all information in one place ;)

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