Delete Saved Password from IE/Firefox/Chrome/Safari/Opera

Posted by Britt Duncan - April 14, 2014

Remembering passwords function is convenient, especially when we have different types of passwords for shopping websites, online bank accounts, blogs, social networking sites and more. You don’t have to go through all the troubles to remember every password and input them every time you log in different accounts. However, if you choose to save the password on the computer or over the Internet, it can be highly risky as well. Once the PC is infected by spyware or accessed by other malicious users, all the stored information can be revealed to others miserably. Therefore, you can choose to clean all saved passwords on web browsers with following easy steps. Also, the PC keeps a record of saved passwords as well, both the one on websites and ones on Windows. If you would like to clear them all for safety reason, check the post Steps to Delete Saved Passwords on Windows 7/Windows 8/Mac OS.

For Internet Explorer users:

1. Open Internet browser, click the gear icon and choose Internet Options from the menu.


2. At the opening Internet Options window, click Delete to activate the Delete Browsing History box. Or, try tapping Ctrl + Shift + Del simultaneously to display Delete Browsing History Window.


3. Tick the checkbox before Passwords option.


4. Click Delete passwords button and then OK to confirm the removal process.

For Mozilla Firefox users:

1. At the opening Firefox browser, locate and click Tools menu. Select Options from the list.


2. After the Options window pops up, move to Privacy tab.


3. Find and click Saved Passwords session where all stored passwords will be listed. Select the particular password you want to delete and click Remove at the left bottom. click Remove All if you want to clear all saved passwords.


4. Tap Close when you finish.

For Google Chrome users:

1. Click the three horizontal lines button and select Settings. Then you can find Show advance settings link showed in blue letters at the bottom, click it and locate Privacy section where Clear browsing data button is found. Or, press Ctrl + Shift + Del keys together to pop up Clear Browsing Data dialogue box.


2. Decide the time range of passwords and make sure you check the checkbox before Clear saved password.


3. Hit Clear browsing data button.

For Opera users:

1. Launch Opera icon on the top left, select Settings from the menu.


2. Click Privacy& security on the left panel and click Manage saved passwords under Password column.


3. At the password manage window, delete the unwanted saved password by clicking the X behind it.


4. Repeat above move until you finish the removing process and click Done.

For Safari users:

1. Click Preferences from the drop-down menu of the opening Safari.


2. Go to Passwords tab at the pop-up window.


3. Decide which password you want to delete and click Remove to clear it.


Note:Before deleting all saved passwords, make sure you can remember them all. Otherwise, after you making the changes, you won’t be able to log in your accounts which are set auto log-in previously. On the case that you have cleared all stored password but any of your accounts is still observed abnormal activities, virus attacks should be taken into account. If so, it is recommended to check your system with this powerful Automatic Virus Removal Tool for hidden malware.

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