Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (2024)

You can get Chrome to save your passwords for different sites.

Learn more about how Chrome protects your passwords.

Learn more about on-device encryption for passwords.

If you enter a new password on a site, Chrome will ask to save it. To accept, click Save.

  • To check the password that will be saved, click Preview Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (1).
  • If there are multiple passwords on the page, click the Down arrow Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (2). Choose the password that you want saved.
  • If your username is blank or incorrect, click the text box next to 'Username'. Enter the username that you want saved.
  • If you want to save a different password, click the text box next to 'Password'. Enter the password that you want saved.

Manually add a new password

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (3) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (4) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (5) Google Password Manager Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (6) Add.
  3. Enter a website, username and password.
  4. Select Save.

Add notes to your saved password

You can add notes to a saved password to help you remember information about an account or to save login details. Once you add a note, it has the same security protection as a password.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (7) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (8) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (9) Google Password Manager.
  3. Under 'Passwords', choose the password you want to add a note to.
  4. Select Edit.
  5. Enter your note.
  6. When you've finished, select Save.

Sign in with a saved password

If you saved your password to Chrome on a previous visit to a website, Chrome can help you sign in.

  1. On your computer, go to a site that you've visited before.
  2. Go to the site’s sign-in form.
    • If you’ve saved a single username and password for the site: Chrome will fill in the sign-in form automatically.
    • If you’ve saved more than one username and password: Select the username field and choose the sign-in info that you want to use.

Use biometric authentication with passwords

When biometric authentication is turned on, you can use your device's fingerprint sensor to increase privacy and security when you autofill passwords.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (10) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (11) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (12) Google Password Manager.
  3. Select Settings.
  4. To turn on biometric authentication:
    • On PC: Turn on Use Windows Hello when filling passwords.
    • On Mac: Turn on Use TouchID when filling passwords.
  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to confirm your selection.

Tips:

  • If your computer has biometric capabilities, you can also use biometric authentication to:
    • Reveal your passwords.
    • Copy your passwords.
    • Edit your passwords.
  • Biometric authentication is on by default.

Show, edit, delete or export saved passwords

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select Profile Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (13) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (14) Passwords Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (15).
    • If you can’t find the Passwords icon, at the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (16) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (17) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (18) Google Password Manager.
  3. Show, edit, delete or export a password:
    • Show: To the right of your password, select the Arrow Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (19) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (20) Show password Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (21).
    • Edit: To the right of the password, select the Arrow Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (22) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (23) Edit.
    • Delete: To the right of the website, select the Arrow Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (24) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (25) Delete.
    • Export: On the left, select Settings.
      • Under 'Export passwords', select Download file.

To delete all of your saved passwords, delete browsing data and select Passwords.

Start or stop saving passwords

By default, Chrome offers to save your password. You can turn this option off or on at any time.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select Profile Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (26) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (27) Passwords Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (28).
    • If you can’t find the Passwords icon, at the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (29) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (30) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (31) Google Password Manager.
  3. On the left, select Settings.
  4. Turn Offer to save passwords on or off.

Sign in to sites and apps automatically

You can automatically sign in to any sites and apps where you have saved your info using 'Auto sign-in'.When you turn on 'Auto sign-in',you don't need to confirm your username and password.

If you want to confirm your saved info when you sign in, you can turn off 'Auto sign-in'.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select Profile Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (32) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (33) Passwords Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (34).
    • If you can't find your Google Account, learn how to turn on sync in Chrome.
    • If you can’t find the Passwords icon, at the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (35) ​​​​​Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (36) Passwords and autofillManage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (37) Google Password Manager.
  3. On the left, select Settings.
  4. Turn Sign in automatically on or off.

Add Google Password Manager to your home screen

For quick access, you can add Google Password Manager as a shortcut.

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (38) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (39) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (40) Google Password Manager.
  3. On the left, select Settings Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (41) Add shortcut.
  4. Select Install.

Learn more about using progressive web apps.

Check your saved passwords

You can check all your saved passwords at once to find out if they're exposed in a data breach or potentially weak and easy to guess.

To check your saved passwords:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, selectProfile Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (42) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (43) Passwords Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (44).
    • If you can’t find the Passwords icon, at the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (45) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (46) Google Password Manager.
  3. On the left, select Checkup.

You'll get details on any password exposed in a data breach and any weak, easy to guess passwords.

Manage password change alerts

You may get an alert from Chrome if you use a password and username combination that has been compromised in a data leak on a third-party website or app. Compromised password and username combinations are unsafe because they've been published online.

We recommend that you change any compromised passwords as soon as you can. You can follow the instructions in Chrome to change your password on the site where you've used that password, and check your saved passwords for any other site where the password may be saved.

Chrome makes sure that your passwords and username are protected so that they can’t be read by Google.

To start or stop notifications:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (47) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (48) Settings.
  3. Click Privacy and security Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (49) Security Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (50) Standard protection.
  4. Turn Warn you if passwords are exposed in a data breach on or off.

Tip: This feature is only available if the 'Safe Browsing' option is turned on.

Dismiss notifications for specific sites:

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.

  2. At the top right, select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (51) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (52) Passwords and autofill Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (53) Google Password Manager.
  3. To check which of your saved passwords are compromised, select Checkup.
  4. To the right of 'Compromised passwords', select the arrow Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (54).
  5. Find the site of the notifications that you want to stop.
  6. Select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (55) Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (56) Dismiss warning.

Tip: To restore site warnings, under 'Dismissed warnings', select More Manage passwords - Computer - Google Chrome Help (57) next to the site whose notifications you want to begin again. Then, select Restore warning.

Fix problems withpasswords

If Chrome isn't saving or offering to save passwords, find out how to fix issues with saved info.

How Chrome saves and syncs passwords

How Chrome saves your passwords depends on whether you want to store and use them across devices. When you're signed in to Chrome, you can save your passwords to your Google Account. Passwords can then be used on Chrome across your devices, and across some apps on your Android devices.

Otherwise, you can store passwords locally on your computer only.

Related resources

  • Change or reset your Google Account password
  • Get your bookmarks, passwords and more on all your devices
  • Fix issues with saved info
  • Generate a password
  • Import passwords with Chrome

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