How to manage passwords in Google Chrome?

The Web browser, Google Chrome, by default offers each user to save their passwords. This, in order to save him the trouble of having to enter them each time he wants to connect to Internet sites that he usually visits. Have you recently got into the habit of saving your passwords in this famous browser? If so, then this tutorial article is the perfect opportunity for you to learn how to manage your passwords in Google Chrome ?

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Google Chrome: how to save a password?

When you connect to a website and enter your username and password, Google Chrome systematically prompts you to save it. All you have to do then to save your password in your favorite browser is to click on ” To register “. This option usually appears in a pop-upin the upper right part of the application interface.

Save-Google-Chrome
Save-Google-Chrome

You’d like to make sure you’re saving the correct password before clicking ” To register »? No problem, to display the password you entered on the site, touch the eye in front of the input field.

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View-Google-Chrome

The password displayed in the pop-up is not good? You can replace it with another one by first activating its field, then typing the correct one.

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Wordsearch-Google-Chrome

If the page you are on contains several passwords, click on the small arrow pointing down, placed at the right end of the field concerned. Then go through the list of passwords and select the one you want to save with the username above.

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View-Point-Google-Chrome

If the username displayed is incorrect or the username field is empty, you can fix it. To do this, you simply need to activate the text box, by clicking in it, and then enter the correct name to save with the password below.

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Google-Chrome-id

Google Chrome: How to sign in with a saved password?

Have you already saved your password the last time you visited a website? The Chrome browser can fill in the various login fields for you. We explain how in this section of the article.

Step 1: Connect to the site you have already visited

The first thing you need to do to sign in with a saved password in Chrome is go to the site you want to authenticate on. Type the web address in the browser, validate then go to the authentication page.

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Yahoo-Google-Chrome

But beware ! it must be a website whose login information you have already saved. It is indeed only on this condition that Google Chrome will be able to help you connect.

Step 2: Access the website login form

Once on the authentication page, you must, depending on the number of username and password registered on said site, follow the steps below.

  • If you have registered only one user name and password for the website, you will not have to fill in the required fields for the connection. Google Chrome will take care of this for you automatically.
  • On the other hand, if you have saved many usernames and passwords, then you will need to select the username field and then the login information to use. As soon as you do, Chrome will automatically fill in the password paired with it. If necessary, all you have to do is click on next to connect to the site.
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Next-Google-Chrome

How to view, modify, delete or export passwords in Google Chrome?

As a Chrome user, you have the ability to view, edit, delete, and even export your passwords. To do this, you need:

  • Open Google Chrome.
  • Left click on the profile icon located in the upper right corner of the application.
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Profile-Yahoo-Google-Chrome
  • Then select in the pop-up that appears, the key icon.
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Pro-Yahoo-Google-Chrome
  • Finally, follow the different steps below, as appropriate, to view, change, erase or export a password saved on Google Chrome.

How to show passwords in Chrome browser?

To view a saved password in Chrome, click the icon at the right end of its field.

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View-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

Note that if your computer is locked with a password, you will be prompted to enter it to complete the operation. Click on ” OK » or the « Walk in » on your keyboard to confirm your entry and display the password.

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Save-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

How to change passwords in Chrome?

To change a password in Google Chrome, first press ” More », that is to say the three vertical points placed at the right end of the latter. Then select in the pop-up that appears, the option ” change the password “.

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Modification-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

Once this is done, you will then have to enter your password if your computer is locked using this one.

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Change-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

How to remove a saved password in Google Chrome?

To remove a saved password in Chrome, click ” More » () which is at the right end, then on « To delete “.

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Remove-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

How to export saved passwords in Chrome?

To export your saved passwords in Google Chrome, first left click on “ More “placed in front of” Saved passwords “.

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Export-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

Then select ” Export passwords ” in the pop-up that just appeared, to start the export.

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Export-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

How to delete all saved passwords in Google Chrome?

To delete all saved passwords in Chrome at once, you need to follow the steps below.

Step 1: Access Chrome privacy settings

To access the privacy settings, select, at the level of the left side menu bar, ” Privacy and Security “. You will then find in the central column, more precisely in the eponymous section, the option ” Clear browsing data “. Click on it to go to the next step.

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Erase-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

Step 2: Remove passwords and other login options

To permanently delete saved passwords in Chrome, you need to clear some browsing data, including “ Passwords and other login options “. But to get there, you must first click on ” advanced settings ” in the pop-up which has just opened.

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Delete-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

As soon as you have access to the settings section, click on the period ” Last hour which is displayed by default.

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Erase-Day-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

Then select from the list of available periods ” All data “.

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Choice-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

This done, you can now check the box ” Passwords and other login data » among the navigation data.

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Day-Google-Chrome

Finally complete the process by clicking on “ Erase data “. But beware ! you should know that all data checked in the list will be deleted as soon as you click on this button. To avoid any unpleasant surprises, don’t forget to browse the marked items to make sure that those you have selected are the right ones.

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Erase-All-Yahoo-Google-Chrome

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