Saving passwords is good for you if you are unable to remember them. This article will tell you how to check my saved passwords in Google Chrome.
Google Chrome is the most light-weight and fastest web browser with plenty of interesting features and one such built-in feature allows users to save passwords for different websites which relieves users from the pain of typing passwords every time when logging into a website.
Google Chrome allows users to manage and save passwords effectively and provides a convenient way to delete, view and access stores passwords anytime. It allows users to save the username and password combination for various websites and will automatically complete sign-in fields when you go the URL of the particular website.
The passwords can be synchronized with Google account of the user and will be accessed through other computers as well. It stores passwords in same system which includes saved password from other browsers like Explorer or Firefox. The Keychain Access is used for storing login information on a Mac. In order to ensure that Google Chrome saves your passwords,
- Go to Chrome menu on your browser toolbar and click Settings.
- Go to Advanced settings and select the “Passwords and Forms” section.
- Choose “Offer to save passwords I enter on Web” if you wish the browser to prompt for saving passwords whenever you login to any new website.
In order to view the saved passwords in Google Chrome
- Click on the wrench icon in the browser which opens the settings menu. It will be present on top right corner of the screen and will open a drop down menu with settings for controlling the Chrome behavior.
- Selection options from this menu and it will lead to new tab with various options separated as “Under the Hood”, “Personal Stuff” and “Basic”.
- Select the “Personal Stuff” from left side menu and this option will permit you to customize important browser aspects including themes, auto-fill and synchronizing data.
- Now search for password options in the page in which radio button indicating whether Chrome offers to save passwords will be present. In this menu you will find a button which indicates “Manage Saved Passwords”. When you click on this you will be shown a list of passwords which were saved corresponding to a particular website.
- In this section, the first column displays the website for which the password is saved while the second column indicates the username and third means a blanked-out password. You can select individual rows and an X mark will be found on the right hand side which is used to delete saved password. You can view the saved password by clicking “Show” button present next to it and it will be helpful when you have forgotten the password for any website.
Another way to launch the password management page directly is by clicking the chrome://settings/passwords in your address bar. You can follow the same steps as mentioned to view the saved passwords using this option.