Google Chrome does a great job of keeping track of all your usernames and passwords. However, what if you want to log in to a specific website from another device, but you can't remember your password? That's when the mighty Chrome comes to the rescue. You can easily browse the settings to access a list of all saved passwords.
In this article, we are going to provide you with detailed steps on how to do that. You'll also learn other useful tips such as how to export your saved passwords, remove sites from your "Never Saved" list, and more.
How to view your saved passwords in Google Chrome?
Whenever you need to extract a long-forgotten password for a specific website, Chrome has your back. But only if you have previously authorized it to save your password. Below are steps on how to view your saved passwords in Chrome on all devices.
View Your Saved Passwords in Google Chrome on Windows, Mac, Chrome OS, and Linux
- Launch Google Chrome on your computer and click on the three dots at the top right corner of the screen. This will open the Chrome menu.
- Select the “Settings” option.
Note: Another way to access the Settings page is to enter "chrome://settings" in the Chrome address bar.
- Scroll down to the "Autofill" section of the Settings page and click "Passwords". This will open the password manager.
- You'll see a list of all the websites you've previously allowed Chrome to save passwords for. Your passwords will appear as a series of dots.
- To reveal a specific password, click the eye icon next to it.
- You will get a prompt asking you to enter your OS username or password. Follow the instructions for the password to appear.
- When you no longer need to access it, click the eye icon again to hide the password.
View your saved passwords in Google Chrome on Android and iOS
Viewing saved Google Chrome passwords on your Android or iOS device is a relatively simple process:
- Launch the Chrome app on your mobile device.
- Tap the three dots in the upper right corner of the screen.
- Tap on the “Settings” option.
- Select “Passwords”.
- This will take you to the password manager. You'll see a list of all the passwords you've ever saved on Chrome. They will come with a website and username that they belong to.
- Tap the password you want to view.
- You will need to tap the eye icon to reveal the password. You'll get a prompt asking you to insert your phone's security lock or authenticate using Face ID or your fingerprint.
- Once you have successfully completed the authentication, you will be able to see the selected password.
- Tap the eye icon to hide the password when you no longer need to access it.
How to save a password in Chrome?
When you enter a new password on a specific website, Chrome will automatically ask you to save it. You can preview the password by clicking the eye icon.
Maybe there will be more than one password on a specific page. In this case, you want to click the down arrow and select the one you want to add.
If you don't see a pop-up window asking you to save your password, it may be because this function is not activated on your browser. Fortunately, this is an easy problem to solve:
- Launch Chrome on your computer or mobile device.
- Click on your profile picture in the upper right corner of the screen.
- Select the key icon – this will take you to your password settings.
- Make sure the "Offer to save passwords" button is enabled.
Chrome will now be able to save passwords to your Google Account.
How do I remove a site from the "never registered" list?
In the past, maybe you didn't want Chrome to have access to your credentials and clicked the "Never" button on the pop-up asking you to save your password. This is completely understandable if you were accessing a website containing extremely sensitive information.
But what if you suddenly decide to remove that website from the “Never Saved” password list? Fortunately, doing so is a very simple task:
- Launch Chrome on your preferred device and tap your avatar in the top right corner of the screen.
- Click the key icon to open your password settings.
- You will see a list of all saved passwords. Scroll down to the next section titled “Never Saved”.
- Simply locate the website you want to remove from the list and click the X button next to it.
- Return to this website and allow Chrome to save your password.
How to export saved passwords?
Chrome makes it easy to export all of your previously saved passwords as a CSV file. Here's what you need to do to get it on your device:
On the computer
- Launch Chrome on your PC or Mac.
- Click on your profile picture at the top right of the screen.
- Click on the key to open your password settings.
- You will see three dots next to the "Saved passwords" section. Click on them.
- Select the "Export Passwords" option.
- Chrome will now warn you that your passwords will be visible to anyone with access to this file. Click the "Export Passwords" option to continue.
- You will receive a prompt asking you to enter the password or other authentication method you use on this device.
- Once the authentication process is complete, Chrome will ask you to choose where to download the file.
- Select a specific folder and wait for the download to complete.
- You can now access your file at the specified location.
- Launch the Chrome app on your Android device.
- Tap the three horizontal dots in the upper right corner of the screen.
- Select the “Settings” option, then proceed to “Passwords”.
- Tap the three horizontal dots to export passwords.
- Chrome will ask you to enter your Android's default security authentication method: passcode, Face ID, pattern, or fingerprint.
- After successfully completing the authentication process, tap on the “Export Passwords” option to continue.
- A sharing window will appear. Choose where you want to save the file.
- Launch the Chrome app on your iPhone.
- Tap the three horizontal dots at the bottom right of the screen.
- Tap on “Settings” and go to “Passwords”.
- Scroll down until you see the "Export passwords" option.
- Tap the “Export Passwords” option to continue.
- Chrome will ask you to enter your iPhone's default security authentication method: passcode, Face ID, pattern, or fingerprint.
- A sharing window will appear. Choose where you want to save the file.
Our advice: Be extremely careful if you share this file. It contains sensitive information that you don't want to risk spreading. If you need to export your passwords, it's best to keep them in a hidden or locked folder on your computer.
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Where are my passwords stored on Chrome?
Google Chrome will automatically store all your passwords in the browser. This way, it helps you recover forgotten passwords easily – they'll always be at your fingertips when you need them most. If you've synced your Google Account across multiple devices, you can access your saved passwords from the Chrome browser on your laptop, phone, or tablet.
How do I change saved passwords on Chrome?
Maybe you changed your password for a specific website on another browser and now you want to update it on Chrome as well. This can be done in a few simple steps:
1. Launch Chrome on your preferred device.
2. Click on your profile picture in the top right and open the password menu.
3. Click on the three vertical dots next to the password you want to change and select "Change Password".
4. Your computer or mobile device will ask you to insert your usual authentication method.
5. Modify the password and press "Save" to finish.
Keep track of saved Chrome passwords
If you've allowed Google Chrome to access your credentials, you can rest assured that you'll never be stuck with another lost password again. That's why it's very handy to know where to find this secure information when you need it. In this article, we've shown you how to view, export, edit, and remove your passwords from the "Never Saved" list.
Do you save all your passwords on Google Chrome? How often do you forget your passwords and then run to Chrome for help? Share your experiences in the comments section below.