How to Manage Saved Passwords in Chrome

Google Chrome is one of the secure, reliable and most used web browsers. It’s packed with abundance of features that ease the operations and provide better user experience. Google Chrome’s Password Manager enables you to save passwords in Chrome, view saved passwords, remove saved passwords in Chrome and export saved passwords. This built-in feature makes easy to login different websites or accounts easily as it autofill username and password once you save it. Let’s discuss how to manage saved passwords in Chrome.

How to Save Password in Chrome

  • Now launch a website where you want to login. Fill your credentials (username & password) and hit Enter key.
  • A pop-up window appears that asks if you want to save your password. Now select the relevant option. If you hit Save button, Google Chrome stores your credentials and on the other hand, if you hit Never then Chrome will not show save password option for that particular website until you remove the site from Never Saved passwords list.

How to Use Saved Password in Chrome

  • If you save passwords in Google browser, you can use them while signing into any account. For this, open the website where you want to login.
  • The sign-in form gets fill automatically.
  • In case, you have saved the credentials of more than one account for the same website, you need to choose the relevant one.

How to View Saved Passwords in Chrome

  • Launch Google Chrome, sign into your account (if you are not currently signed in). Click on the profile picture, displaying on the right corner of the Chrome window. Hit the Passwords link. You can also head to this section by typing chrome://settings/passwords in the address bar and hit Enter.
  • To view a password, click on the eye icon. If your PC or laptop has a lock, then Chrome will ask you to confirm the identity by providing your username and password or PIN. This helps to prevent unauthorized access to saved credentials.

How to Export Saved Passwords from Chrome

Google Chrome allows you to export saved passwords if you need them. Before exporting usernames and passwords, you need to know that they get exported in csv file and are not encrypted. You are suggested to handle the file of sensitive data carefully. 

  • To export saved passwords, navigate chrome://settings/passwords or follow above mentioned guide to access Saved Passwords section.
  • Now click on the three-dot menu appearing on the right side of Saved Passwords heading.
  • Click on Export passwords link. A confirmation window will be appeared, hit Export passwords button again.
  • Chrome will ask to fill your credentials to confirm that nobody other than you, is accessing your Chrome account and trying to export sensitive data. Fill your username and password or PIN.
  • Now this will prompt for saving csv file. Keep the file at a safe place.

How to Remove Saved Passwords from Chrome

If you need to remove saved passwords due to one or another reason, you can follow this guide.

  • Click on the profile picture, displaying on the right corner of Chrome window. Hit the Passwords link. You can also head to this section by typing chrome://settings/passwords in the address bar and hit Enter.
  • You will see a list of saved passwords. Click on the three-dot menu on the right side of username & password that you want to remove.
  • Click on the Remove link. It will prompt for deletion of password. In case you deleted that by mistake click on Undo link to restore the same.
  • To remove all passwords from Chrome at once, click on the three-dot menu showing on the top-right corner of Chrome. Choose Settings.
  • Now click on “Clear Browsing Data”. Under the Privacy and Security section, open Time Range menu. Select All Time. Check mark Passwords and other sign-in data. Hit Clear Data button.

That’s it. This is how you can manage passwords in Chrome as per your own requirements.

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