Manage globals

Global variables provide a set of variables that are available in all scopes. You can have multiple environments, but only one environment can be active at a time with one set of global variables.

This topic describes:

Managing global variables

To manage global variables, click the gear icon in the upper right corner of the Postman app and select "Manage Environments".

manage environments

Click the Globals button at the bottom of the modal to bring up a key-value editor to add, edit, and delete global variables.

globals button

You also can download your global variables as a single JSON file.

management environments modal

Viewing global variables

To view global variables, click the Quick Look icon in the upper right corner of the Postman app to display the environment and global variables.

Clicking "Edit" opens a modal for editing keys and values.

quick look icon

For more information about globals, variables, and environments, see:

Prerequisites