View and Delete Saved Username and Passwords From Google Chrome

By default Google Chrome will ask you a question "Do you want Chrome to save your password" immediately after you enter the username and password to login to a website. If you want to use the autofill feature to enter user logon details next time,you should click save password. If it is not your personal computer, you should click on the button never for this site. This article is not about the autofill feature but about how to retrieve previously saved usernames and passwords from Chrome browser. In case if you do not want to keep the user details, you can delete them by yourself. This tutorial explains how to view or delete the auto saved passwords on Google Chrome browser.

Auto saving of Logon Details

When you enter logon details, you may see a message from the browser. The message looks like below.
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If anyone click on the button "Save password", his username and password will be stored. So to avoid the accidental saving of our important user details by Google Chrome we need to click on the button " Never for this site". It is possible others might accidentally allowed Chrome to save their private details. The below section will guide you to view them.

View Saved Username and Password From Google Chrome Browser
  1. Start Chrome browser

  2. Click on "Customize and Control" button
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  3. Click on Settings
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  4. Click on Show Advanced Settings link on the bottom of settings page
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  5. Click on Manage Saved Passwords link
    manage

  6. Select the saved password and click on Show button
    read stored

  7. To hide the saved password on Chrome, click hide button
    hide

Steps to See Saved username and password from Chrome Older Versions

To view the saved username and passwords from older versions of Chrome, follow the steps below.
  1. Open Google Chrome

  2. Click on settings button. It is on the right hand top of the window and looks like below.
    Tweak stored username

  3. Now you will get a drop down menu. From the menu click on Options. Now you will get a window like this.
    Click

  4. To view the saved passwords and usernames in Google Chrome, click on the button Show saved passwords.

Delete Saved Passwords and Username From Chrome Browser

Autofill feature of web browsers are useful for a common Internet user to avoid repeating same manual data filling multiple times. However, it can create some security issues too. For example Google Chrome asks the permission to save typed username and password while logging in to a website. If it is a personal computer you can let it to save the password but if it is a shared computer you cannot let it happen. It is because anyone can steal the saved passwords. So you do not want to take a chance. What if you already let Chrome to save your password (for example email username and password ) and want to delete it before someone else access it ? You can delete them before someone else view it. For that all you have to do is follow the instructions below.
  1. Open Browser

  2. Access the Saved passwords:

    To access the saved passwords on Chrome follow the steps mentioned above depends on the version.

  3. Press the delete button (X) on the top of the specific password you need to delete
    How to remove

  4. After removing the password and username you should verify the deletion and click on done.
    deletion steps

In this tutorial you have learned the steps to view saved usernames and passwords from Google Chrome browser. If you are looking for steps to retrieve passwords from Firefox, click on the link below
Steps to View Saved Username and Password From Mozilla Firefox

Chrome is a very useful browser and you can perform various tasks other than browsing on it. If you want to take a high quality full page screen shot, Chrome can help you on this. To learn it, follow the link below.
How to Take Full Page Screenshot Using Browser

According to Google, Chrome is the fastest browser available now. If you want to install it on your computer, it is necessary to have an Internet connection to complete the installation process. However, there are alternate installers available for who doesn't like Internet access while installation. To learn more about it click on the link below.
How to Download Alternate Offline Installer


You can use the above steps for the password recovery on Chrome browser if the username you are looking for are already saved. Similarly we can perform password recovery steps in Opera browser also. To learn how to perform password recovery on Opera browser follow the instructions provided in the link below.
Perform Logon Information Recovery on Opera Browser

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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Thanks ... great explanation with PHOTOs :-)

vasanthg said...

Wow... Thats... Gr8... It helped me lot..

Thanks a lot

Don said...

Doesn't give me the option to view, only to manage in my version. 11.0.695.65

ed said...

Same here, does not show the tweak. just 'manage passwords' and that only shows asterixes

Robin said...

Don: go to manage, select the password you want to see and click the greyed out 'show' button next to it

Chienfou said...

Would be even BETTER if it had a master password to add a layer of security to this feature. As it is anyone can get to your passwords if they can get on your computer, even briefly!

Nandu said...

Why Google Chrome made this feature very easy ? Now how can I say my username and password is safe with Google Chrome browser ?