Google Chrome does an excellent job keeping track of usernames and passwords. What happens if you need to log in from another device, but don’t know your password? It is easy to browse the settings and find a list of all saved passwords. Then, you can manually enter it.
This article explains how to view and find your Google Chrome Passwords. This process will only show you the passwords that have been saved to Chrome. Other useful tricks include exporting saved passwords and removing sites from your “Never Saved”, etc. Let’s get started.
How to view Google Chrome saved passwords on Windows, Mac OS, Chrome OS, and Linux
The Chrome browser can be used to view passwords. This works for all desktop/laptop OS, such as Windows, macOS Linux, Chrome OS (Chromebook), and Windows. The only exception to this is the security prompt. Here’s how you do it.
- Start “Google Chrome” from your computer or laptop. Next, click on the “vertical Ellipsis” (Menu), in the upper right corner of your screen or on your “profile” icon.
- Select the option. You can also type Settings to access this page. In Chrome’s address bar, type “chrome://settings”.
- To the left, click on “Autofill”. Choose “Passwords.
- A list of all website’s passwords Chrome has saved will appear. Click on the “eye”, to reveal a password.
- If you don’t have a PIN, you will be prompted to enter it in the “Security” window. The OS “username” and password prompts for Mac OS, Chrome OS, Linux, and Linux. “
- The password you have chosen for your website is displayed. To hide it click on the icon.
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How to view your Google Chrome saved passwords on Android or iOS
It is easy to view saved Google Chrome passwords on an Android or iOS device. The process is the same for both operating systems.
- Start the Chrome app from your mobile device.
- Tap on the “vertical Ellipsis” icon (Android), or the “horizontal Elipsis” in the lower left-hand corner of the screen (iOS).
- Select the “Settings” option.
- Next, click on “Passwords”.
- A list of all the website passwords that you have saved to Chrome will appear. Select the website to view the password.
- Tap on the “eye”, to view the password.
- An Android security screen or iPhone security screen will appear asking you for your OS “PIN”, or “password/passcode”.
- After that, you will return to the previous screen except that the website password is now visible.
- To hide your password, tap the icon. It will hide when it is closed. To return to the password list, tap “Done”.
How to save passwords to Chrome on Windows, Mac, or Linux
Chrome asks you to save a password you have created for a website if it is not stored in the “Never Save” list. To add it to Password Management, select “Save”. Skip to Step 3 if it doesn’t show up.
You can save multiple passwords for one page by clicking on the email field. Select the email/username that you want to add.
The function may be disabled if you don’t get a popup asking for your password. Open a new tab in Chrome on your mobile device or computer.
In the upper right corner of your screen, click on the profile icon.
Choose the “key icon.”
Turn on “Offer password saving”. “
Chrome now saves passwords to your Google Account.
How to save passwords to Chrome on Android or iOS/iPhone
Start Google Chrome then tap on your profile icon in the upper-right.
- Select ‘Passwords’ in the “Basics” section of Android or the third grouping of settings on the iPhone.
- Turn “Save Passwords” on.
Note: Chrome’s “Auto Sign In” option can be turned on within the same settings (Android), or in the main settings(iOS/iPhone), under “Settings->Passwords->Autofill Passwords-> Chrome.” This option is not recommended as it can cause problems with choosing the right account when there are multiple accounts or third-party password managers.
Sometimes you choose a password for an account, but the password is flipped to the default password, and you are logged in. It becomes difficult to fix. To log in to the website as you wish, you will need to disable auto sign-in (and Chrome Password Manager).
How to edit saved passwords in Chrome for Windows, Mac, or Linux
Perhaps you have changed your password on a website using another browser and want to make it the same on Chrome. It takes only a few steps to update your password.
- Start Chrome on your favorite device.
- To open the password menu, click on your profile picture and then click on the key icon.
- Click the “three vertical dots”, next to the password that you wish to edit, and then select “Edit password.” “
- Your computer or mobile device will prompt you to enter your normal authentication method.
- To finish, edit the password by hitting “Save”.
How to edit saved passwords in Chrome for Android or iOS/iPhone
Chrome Password Manager for Android or iPhone allows you to edit saved passwords and autologin functionality. There are two types of websites and apps. Website login credentials begin with “.com”, such as disney.com. Apps like Disney+ are identified by their names. To allow autologin to work, you will need to edit the entry.
Editing Saved Chrome Passwords using Chrome Password Manager (Android/iPhone)
Chrome Password Manager is labeled Passwords on mobile, but it has the same functionality as a PC browser.
- Launch Chrome from your Android or iPhone.
- Click on the “vertical ellipsis” (3 vertical dots) or tap on the “profile icon” to skip to “Step 4”.
- If you have previously tapped on the vertical Ellipsis, select “Settings”.
- Click on “Passwords.”
- Scroll down, and click on the website that you wish to edit.
- Click on the “Password” entry and edit it. Then, tap on “Done.”
How to remove a site from the “Never Saved List”
You might have clicked the “Never” button in the popup prompt to indicate that you did not want Chrome to access your credentials. If you have sensitive information, this option is perfectly understandable. What happens if you decide to delete a website from the Never Saved password list? It is easy to do this.
Remove Chrome “Never Saved List” using Windows, Mac, and Linux
- Start Chrome and tap on the profile icon in the upper right corner.
- To open your password settings, click on the key icon.
- A list of all passwords saved will appear. Scroll down to the section “Never saved”.
- Click on the “X” button to locate the website that you want to remove from your list. “
- Click “Save” to return to the website. “
Removing the Chrome “Never Saved” List with Android or iOS/iPhone
- Start “Chrome”, then tap on “Vertical ellipsis (three vertical dots on Android) or “Hintertal ellipsis (iPhone) and then choose “Settings.” Or simply click on your profile icon in the top-right corner of both operating systems.
- Choose Passwords to be added to the list.
- Scroll down to “Never Saved” and choose the website that you wish to delete from this section.
- To remove the website from the “Never Saved” list, tap on the icon in the upper-right section.
- Return to the Chrome browser and navigate to the website. Log in then and save your password.
There are two types of passwords available: app and website. Apps will display the name, while websites will end with “.com”.
Chrome allows you to easily export all passwords that have been saved as a CSV file. This is how to get it on your device.
Exporting saved Chrome passwords to Windows 10, Mac, Linux, and Chromebook
- Launch Chrome from your Mac or PC.
- In the upper right corner of your screen, click on the profile icon.
- To open your password settings, click on the key.
- Click on the “vertical ellipsis “ (three horizontal dots) beside the “Saved Passwords” section
- Choose the option to “Export passwords”.
- Chrome will warn you that passwords can be seen by anyone with access to the file. To continue, click on the “Export passwords” option.
- A prompt will appear asking for your password or any other authentication method that you use to access the device.
- Chrome will ask you, where to save the file after the authentication process is complete. Wait for the download to complete by selecting a folder.
- Now you can access your file at the indicated location.
Exporting saved Chrome passwords to Android
- Start the Chrome app from your Android device.
- Tap on the (three vertical dots in the upper right-hand corner) to open the “vertical ellipsis”.
- Next, select the “Settings” option and then proceed to “Passwords.”
- To export your Chrome passwords, tap on the “vertical ellipsis “ in the “Passwords” menu.
- Chrome will prompt you to enter the default security authentication method for your Android device: Face ID, passcode, pattern, or fingerprint. Next, click on “Export passwords.”
- A sharing window will open. Select the location where you wish to save the file.
Saving Saved Chrome Passwords for iPhone
- Start the Chrome app from your iPhone.
- Click on the three horizontal dots at the bottom of the screen.
- Continue to “Passwords” by tapping on “Settings”. “
- Scroll down to select the “Export passwords” choice.
- To confirm that your passwords are visible to everyone who has access to the file, tap on the “Export Passwords” again.
- Chrome will prompt you to enter the default security authentication method for your iPhone: Face ID, passcode, pattern, or fingerprint.
- A sharing window will open. Select the location where you wish to save the file.
Please be cautious when sharing the “.html” file. This file contains sensitive information, and you don’t want it to be stolen. It is best to keep your passwords secret or locked if you have to export them.
You can be sure that Google Chrome will never access your credentials again if you allow it to. This is why it’s so handy to be able to quickly find the security information you need. This article will show you how to view, export, and edit passwords on different devices. You’ll be able to find what you need.
Chrome Password Manager FAQs
What are my Chrome passwords?
Google Chrome will store all of your passwords automatically in the browser. The files are now protected and unreadable in the directory they are stored. You will need to use the browser settings to access any passwords you’ve saved. This allows you to quickly recover lost passwords. They will always be at your fingertips when you most need them. You can access saved passwords on multiple devices if you have synchronized your Google account across multiple devices using the Chrome browser on your phone, tablet, or laptop.
My passwords were saved in my browser, but I can’t find them. They are where?
It can be frustrating to not save passwords in your browser. They don’t want autofill to make it easier for you to remember them. Most likely, your passwords were saved to your Google account and not to the browser.