How to Use Google Chrome Password Manager

For most internet services, everyone needs a password. Google, social media, streaming, and entertainment services all require a username, email, and password. Having many online accounts requires strong passwords.

Strong and secure passwords are difficult to remember. Fortunately, Google Chrome, the world’s most popular browser, has a built-in password manager. We’ll demonstrate how to use Google Chrome’s Password Manager.

Before we start using Google Password Manager on Chrome, you need a few things.


  • The latest version of Google Chrome on your PC
  • A Google Account

How to Access Google Password Manager in Google Chrome

These are the instructions for getting Google Password Manager up and running in the Chrome web browser. Even though the password manager can be used with any browser, Google Chrome is recommended due to its superior performance.

  1. Launch Google Chrome on your PC and make sure that you have signed in with your Google Account. Without your Google Account, you will not be able to make use of the Google Password Manager.
  2. Now, head over to the Google Password Manager page. You can click on the three dots menu icon and select the Google Password Manager option or click on this link to go directly to the page.
  3. Once you are signed in, the Google Password Manager will now display all the passwords that have been saved to your Google account right away.
  4. Even passwords that have been saved on the mobile version of Chrome will be displayed here provided you have signed into the same account on both devices.

Manage Your Login Credentials With Google Password Manager

While all your passwords are displayed easily, did you know that you can easily edit and update all the passwords that have been saved in Google Password Manager? Yes, you can easily do that by following these steps.

  • First, you need to choose which password and email or username you plan to change. Once decided, simply click on it.
  • Now, you should see the details for the website, your email, username, and password text boxes right away.
  • At the bottom, you can see two buttons: Edit and Delete.
  • Clicking on the Delete button will delete this saved password from the Google Password Manager.
  • If you click on the Edit button, you can easily make changes to the username and password for the particular account right away.

Check If Your Passwords Are Secure

The problem with having access to your account and passwords is that they may have been compromised in the event of a website breach or attack. Thanks to Google’s Password Manager, you can quickly and easily see whether or not any of your passwords are secure. Oh, and it’s totally free, too.

  • Visit the Google Password Manager’s page. You can click on this link to take you directly to the password manager.
  • At the very top of the page itself, you should be seeing a Password Checkup banner.
  • Click on the blue text that says Go To Password Checkup.
  • It will now take you to a page where the password manager will tell you that it will check for passwords saved to your Google account have been compromised or not.
  • Click on the blue button that says Check Passwords.
  • It will now ask you to sign in with your Google account. This is done to verify that only the owner of the said account is making use of this feature.
  • Once signed in, it will display if there are passwords that are compromised, how many accounts are using the same passwords as well as how many other accounts seem to be using weak passwords.
  • You can click on each category and then change the password right away.

Adjust Google Password Manager Settings

Additionally, you can also adjust a good number of settings for the Google Password Manager. Here is how you can get to the settings page for the password manager.

  • Head to the Google Password Manager using this link.
  • Once you have signed in, click on the top right  Settings gear icon at the top right.
  • Over here, you can switch on the toggles to let the password manager save your passwords,  automatically sign into websites,  and also give you alerts in case your password has been compromised.
  • The Settings page also allows you to export and import your passwords to and from Google Password Manager.
  • Also, you can choose to encrypt your passwords before they get saved to your device which helps to secure your passwords at all times.
  • On this page, you will also see the websites that you have offered to decline saving passwords with Google Password Manager.



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