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How to Save and Manage Passwords in Chrome Computer?

Passwords management options are very useful settings that help the users to save and manage their passwords so that they can access their profile if they forget the passwords. So, to enable saving the password in Chrome, you need first make sure that the offering to save the passwords is enabled on your Chrome Computer. For the same, tap on the settings in Chrome and then go to Autofill>Passwords. Now, enable the Offer to Save Passwords through the Toggle button. Now, whenever you sign in with your id and password, Chrome will ask you to save or not the passwords. 

The Google Password manager is an amazing tool that automatically stores the username and password of the online website. All you need is to allow Chrome to store the password. It also syncs the saved password across the devices that are signed in with the same Google account.

It also helps in generating a strong alphanumeric password and storing it when you’re creating an online account on any website. Even this password is synced on all the chrome signed-in devices.

My mother is not very good at remembering things. She often forgets the smallest of things and gets irritated about them. Remembering passwords for various accounts is a far cry for her. So, I decided to solve this problem for her. Chrome passwords manager lets you do that very swiftly.

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The password is securely stored in the Google Password Manager portal where you can also view the password online. The online portal helps in editing the username and password.

How to Save Passwords in Chrome Computer?

If you sign in to an online account for the first time in the Google Chrome browser, it will ask whether to save the password and username. It is all available under the chrome password manager.

Here are the steps on how to save passwords on chrome for any computer device:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on a computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon the menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list of options.
  4. Scroll down to the Auto-fill section within the Settings tab.
  5. Select the Passwords menu option.
  6. Make sure to enable the option — Offer to save passwords.
    Offer to save passwords in Chrome Computer
  7. Now open any online website where you can sign in with a username and password.
  8. Navigate to the login page and enter credentials and continue to sign in.
  9. Within the URL bar, you will notice a Key icon that offers whether to Save a password.
  10. Hit on the Save command button.

Save password in Chrome Computer

This will automatically save the login username and corresponding password of the account into the Chrome database. If your account is signed in with a Google account, then this password is also synced across the devices and stored in Google Password manager.

How to View the Password in Chrome Computer?

If the password is already stored but you do not remember it, then you can retrieve the password from the Google Chrome browser. Just visit the Saved password and view the password of the account by entering the system password. That is how the manage passwords chrome works!

Here are the steps to view a saved password in the chrome browser on any computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome browser on a computer.
  2. Click on vertical 3dots icon the menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list of options.
  4. Scroll down to the Auto-fill section within the Settings tab.
  5. Select the Passwords menu option.
  6. Under the Saved Passwords section click on the eye icon to reveal the password.
  7. Validate yourself with the system password if prompted.

View Saved Password in Chrome Computer

You will now be able to view the password and even click and edit the password details like username and actual password (if required). These changes will also be synced across the Google signed-in devices.

How to Delete Saved Password in Chrome Computer?

If a saved password is no longer needed, then you can delete the password from the chrome browser memory. This will also delete the password from all the devices signed in with the same Google account. It can be accessed under the chrome password manager.

Here are the steps to delete a saved password from the chrome browser on a computer:

  1. Launch the Google Chrome computer browser.
  2. Hit on vertical 3dots icon the menu for options.
  3. Select the Settings menu from the list of options.
  4. Scroll down to the Auto-fill section within the Settings tab.
  5. Select the Passwords menu option.
  6. Under the Saved Passwords section click on vertical 3dots icon the menu for options.
  7. Choose the Remove option to delete the saved password.

Remove Saved Password in Chrome Computer

The password and username will be deleted from the browser storage. This will also remove the user account information and password from the Google Password Manager.

Bottom Line: Chrome Computer Saved Password

Google Chrome helps in saving the password and corresponding username for the online websites you sign in to. This feature is optional, if you do not want chrome to save passwords, then just toggle and set the option — Offer to save passwords to Off.

However, I prefer using a chrome password manager to help me remember my passwords better. I taught my mother how to save a password on chrome as well and now, she does not have to worry about anything while she log-in to her account.

Altogether, a Chrome computer helps you to save the passwords so that you do not have to enter the passwords and instead get autofilled. Also, in case you forget it, you can view it from the Settings. Finally, when you have updated the password, you can delete the older one.

Similarly, you can also view and save passwords in the chrome android browser. However, for complete management, you need to visit the online password manager portal.

How do you feel about Google Chrome password manager? Isn’t it helpful to remember the password?

FAQs: Save and Manage the Passwords in Chrome Computer

Now, let us go through some of the major frequently asked questions about saving and managing the Passwords in Chrome Computer.

How to Save passwords in Chrome Computer?

To Save the Passwords on Chrome Computer, you need to make sure that the offering to save the passwords is enabled on your Chrome Computer. For the same, tap on the settings in Chrome and then go to Autofill>Passwords. Now, enable the Offer to Save Passwords through the Toggle button. Now, whenever you sign in with your id and password, Chrome will ask you to save or not the passwords.

How to View passwords in Chrome Computer?

To view the passwords in Chrome Computer, tap on the three dots at the corner and open the Settings section of Chrome and then tap on Autofill. From there go to the Passwords section and under the Saved Passwords, there is the list of all the saved passwords, you need to tap on the view icon in front of the passwords to view the specific passwords.

How to Delete the Passwords in Chrome Computer?

To delete the passwords in Chrome Computer, tap on the three dots at the corner and open the Settings section of Chrome and then tap on Autofill. From there go to the Passwords section and under the Saved Passwords, there is the list of all the saved passwords. Tap the three dots in front of the password that you want to delete and click on Remove.

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