How Can You See Saved Password in Google Chrome?

Posted by Britt Duncan - September 16, 2014

The auto-save password function of Google Chrome save us lots of trouble from remembering different passwords in various occasions, like Facebook, Twitter, online banking accounts, blogs and many more. So, you may not recall what you have set up in the first place over time. In fact, what have been recorded in the browser can be reviewed. How can you access that? Here’s what you need to do.



1. Open up Google Chrome. Click Setting menu or the three horizontal lines at the top right corner of Chrome. Select Settings from the list.


2. At the Settings page, scroll down to the bottom where you will see Show advanced settings link in blue. Click it to proceed.


3. Afterwards, search and locate Passwords and Forms session. Under the category, there will be a Manage Passwords link behind Offer to save your web passwords option. Click the link to continue.


4. You will be taken to a page where all your saved password, username on specific websites will be listed. But you may notice that all password are hidden as dots. To view a password at a particular website, select it by clicking it. Once that site is highlighted, you will see a Show button behind it.


5. Click Show button and the system will require you to enter the log-in password. Enter the log-in credential to prove that you have the authority and hit OK.



Ta-da! The selected password will be displayed plainly before you.


lockNote: As you can see, the key to see your saved password is your log-in credential. So, if you

don’t what others peek at your privacy, you should not share your log-in details with others. Also, always remember to lock up the computer when you are away!

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