How to Manage Your Passwords in Google Chrome?
Google Chrome gives a handy Autofill feature to secure your passwords for quicker logins. Still, multiple users who want to switch to Chrome from other browsers or vice versa tend to stop due to failing the saved passwords, for we are here with a complete guide about how to export passwords from Google Chrome and how to import passwords to Chrome from other browsers like Firefox, Edge, and Opera.
How to Manage Your Passwords Saved in Google Chrome?
Export Passwords from Google Chrome
You can export saved passwords from Google Chrome, be it on desktop or smartphone, as follows.
1. Open Google Chrome, touch the three-dot menu on the top right corner, and select Settings.
2. Click on Passwords below that Autofill section.
3. Now, tap three-dots in the Passwords menu, as displayed in the screenshot under.
4. Tap on Export Passwords. Enter your Windows password or fingerprint if indicated.
5. Select the wanted place on the drive and save the file.
All your passwords from Google Chrome will be saved in a CSV text file on the drive. See that it isn’t locked or preserved in any manner- the usernames and passwords do store in simple text and can be seen by anyone having access to this file.
Therefore, do sure to store it securely on your device. We’ll recommend deleting the file permanently once the work is over.
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Import Passwords in Google Chrome
The option to import passwords isn’t natively available in Google Chrome. But, you can enable it manually through Chrome Flags using given steps.
1. Password Enable Import Flag
- Type “chrome: flags” into this URL bar and press Enter.
- On this following page, search to “password import.”
- Allow the feature and relaunch this browser.
2. Import Passwords of CSV File
Now that you should enable the Password Import feature in Chrome Flags:
- Go to Settings > Passwords.
- Tap three dots and click at Import.
- Choose the CSV password file from your drive and click Open.
That’s it. All your earlier saved usernames and passwords will be imported to Chrome in seconds.
Import Passwords to Google Chrome from Different Browsers
1. Mozilla Firefox
- Open the three-dot menu in Chrome and choose Bookmarks.
- Select Import Bookmarks and Settings from available choices.
- Set browser to Mozilla Firefox.
- Secure that “Saved passwords” is chosen and click Import.
The method will also run for Internet Explorer.
2. Microsoft Edge & Opera
It’s relatively easy to migrate your passwords saved in Microsoft Edge and Opera to Google Chrome. The method is more or less related to how you export passwords from Chrome.
- Open Edge or Opera on your PC.
- Go to Settings > Passwords.
- Here, tap three dots menu by the ‘Saved Password’ section.
- Click on Export Password plus save the CSV file on your drive.
- Soon, import the CSV file to Chrome using the method given above.
Because of different browsers, you can use a dedicated third-party password manager.
So, How to Manage Your Passwords in Google Chrome? Therefore, that was all about importing passwords from different browsers to Google Chrome and exporting Chrome passwords to other browsers. However, if you have any difficulties or inquiries, feel free to reach out through the comments here.
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