In Google Chrome, you will probably know that you can save your passwords of different accounts created on different websites that you have logged in using Chrome. So, whenever you visit these websites, you do not need to input the password and username, Chrome will do it for you automatically.
And the best thing is that the user can completely manage the password settings in Chrome and decide what to do with them. In this article, I have discussed how to manage Google passwords and extract the best out of this feature.
Also, check out this article to know how to delete sites visited on Google Chrome.
Enable Password Settings
Before you can manage the saved passwords, you need to enable the password settings first. To enable the password settings, follow the steps given below:
- Open Chrome and click on your profile picture.
- Next, click on the passwords icon (key) to open the Password settings.
- Enable the Offer to save passwords toggle.
Now, when you log in to a website using Chrome, you will get prompted for saving the login details of that site. If you want to save it, then click on the Save option otherwise close the prompt. If you don’t want Chrome to save the password of that site ever, then click on the Never option in the prompt.
How To Manage Google Passwords?
Now that you have enabled the Password settings and saved passwords of different websites, it is time to show you how to manage the passwords. Using the Google password manager, you can add, remove, and export your passwords. We will now understand how to do each of these things.
View All Your Saved Passwords
The first thing to know is how to view the saved passwords that are saved to your Google account. To do it, follow the steps given below:
- Launch Google Chrome and click on your profile picture.
- Click on the password’s icon again to open the Password settings.
- Scroll down and you will find all the passwords you have saved in Chrome.
- You can also check the password by clicking on the eye icon.
Remove Sites From The Never Saved List
When you select the never to save password option, that site is put into a separate list call Never Saved. You can remove sites from the Never saved list if you have a change of heart. To do it, follow the steps given below:
- Open the Password settings again.
- Scroll down until you see the Never Saved list.
- Here, find the website you want to remove. Once you find it, click on the cross icon beside it.
After completing the above steps, you will be able to save the password of the site you just removed, when you log in to it next time.
Export The Saved Passwords
You can also access your saved passwords outside Chrome by exporting them into a CSV file. To export the saved passwords, follow the steps given below:
- Again, open the Password settings in Chrome.
- Scroll down to the Saved Passwords section.
- Click on the 3 vertical dots icon beside the Saved Passwords option.
- Select the Export Passwords option.
- Click on the Export passwords option in the pop-up dialog.
- Browse to the location you want to store the backup password’s CSV file and click on Save.
Remove Saved Passwords From Chrome
Now, if you want to remove important saved passwords that you don’t want Google to have, follow the steps given below:
- Open the Password settings in Chrome and scroll to the Saved passwords section.
- Locate the saved password you want to delete.
- Click on the menu button (3 vertical dots) beside the saved password.
- Select the Remove option.
This way in Chrome, you can manage password settings to remove important saved passwords.
So, there you have it. Now you know how to manage Google Passwords in Chrome easily. If you have any questions related to this article, ask them in the comment section below.