How to save passwords on a Google account

It’s very useful to save passwords in your Google account so that you can access them when you sign in to your Google Chrome account. This way your browser remembers your data and offers to paste it into a form when you go to any site where you need to sign in.

But if you’ve saved several different passwords for a particular site, you might want to try to manage or change them. In this case, you will be able to log in to the site you want, as the form will be filled with the correct password, and you won’t need to correct it during the process.

In this article, we are going to tell you, using the Google Chrome browser as an example, how to enable password saving feature, if necessary, and add or manage passwords for your Google account so that you can easily access them in the Chrome browser on your PC, Mac, or Chromebook.

How to enable the saving passwords feature in Google Chrome browser on desktop

If you want to enable the saving passwords feature in the Google Chrome browser on your desktop, you have to follow these steps.

First of all, you have to enable the option to save your login information for autofill:

  • Open your Google Chrome browser and click on your profile in the top-right corner of the screen;
  • After that, choose “Passwords”;
  • Enable the “Offer to save passwords” option.

Once you have completed these steps, you can start managing passwords in your Google account. You have also to be aware that you can disable the saving passwords feature at any time.

How to enable the saving passwords feature in Google account on Android device

If you want to enable the saving passwords feature in your Google account on an Android device, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, open “Settings” on your Android device;
  • After that, tap “Google” and “Google Account”;
  • Then, scroll right and select “Security”;
  • Scroll down to “Signing in to other sites” and tap “Saved Passwords”;
  • Enable the “Offer to save passwords”.

Once you have completed these steps, you can start managing passwords in your Google account. You have also to be aware that you can disable the saving passwords feature at any time.

How to save passwords to your Google Account on desktop

To save your passwords for a site or app, select “Save”. 

You can also select to never save passwords for certain sites. When you are prompted to save a password, select “Never”. You will no longer be prompted to save this password.

If you want to manage the sites that will never offer to save passwords on your desktop, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, open Google Chrome browser on your computer;
  • Click on your profile icon;
  • Open “Passwords”;
  • Under “Never Saved”, see the websites that will never offer to save passwords. To remove a site, click “Remove”.

You can also automatically sign in to sites and applications using the information you saved. You can also turn off automatic sign-in if you want confirmation before signing in. To do that:

  • Open Google Chrome browser on your computer;
  • At the top right corner click on your profile icon;
  • Choose “Passwords”;
  • Enable “Auto sign-in”.

How to save passwords to your Google Account on Android device

To save your password for the site or app, select “Save”. If you have more than one Google Account signed in to your Android device, you can choose the account where you want to save the password.

You can also select to never save passwords for certain sites. When you are prompted to save a password, select “Never”. You will no longer be prompted to save this password.

If you want to manage the sites that will never offer to save passwords on your Android device, you have to follow these steps:

  • First of all, open “Settings” on your Android device;
  • After that, tap “Google” and “Google Account”;
  • Then, scroll right and select “Security”;
  • Scroll down to “Signing in to other sites” and tap “Saved Passwords”;
  • Scroll down to “Blocked”.

Once you have completed these steps, you will have an opportunity to block offers to save a password for a specific app. Tap the “Add” icon and select the app you want to block.

You can also unblock offers to save a password for a specific app. Next to the app, you want to unblock, tap the “three dots” icon and select “Delete”.

You can also automatically sign in to sites and applications using the information you saved. You can also turn off automatic sign-in if you want confirmation before signing in. To do that:

  • First of all, open “Settings” on your Android device;
  • After that, tap “Google” and “Google Account”;
  • Then, scroll right and select “Security”;
  • Scroll down to “Signing in to other sites” and tap “Saved Passwords”;
  • Enable “Auto sign-in”.

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