Getting Started | How to Get Involved

Get help from other Bitwarden users.

Welcome to the Bitwarden Community Forum! As an open-source project, Bitwarden wouldn’t exist without you—the community! We’re grateful that you’re here, so make yourself comfortable and check out the following resources :sparkles:

Before Posting

Please take a moment to review the community guidelines.

Find answers to common questions by searching the forums, or by browsing the Help Center and Learning Center on the Bitwarden website.

  • For official support, please use the Bitwarden contact page.
  • To submit an official bug report, please report an issue on Github.

Get Involved

Getting Started with Bitwarden

  • Bitwarden 101
  • Download Bitwarden wherever you’ll need it.
  • Use Bitwarden for free, or choose a plan.
  • Import your data
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Ctrl/CMD + Shift + L Autofill, press again to cycle through matching logins
    • If a login uses the Bitwarden Authenticator for TOTPs, using the Cmd/Ctrl + Shift + L will automatically copy your TOTP to your clipboard after auto-filling. All you have to do is Cmd/Ctrl + V to paste!
  • Need to send text and file attachments securely? Create a send directly from your Bitwarden account.

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How To Guides

New to Bitwarden? Check out these helpful posts from the community to get started:

For additional articles from the Bitwarden team, check out: