How To Access Google Chrome Password Manager in Microsoft Edge

Google Chrome has a built-in password manager that saves your online credentials whenever you sign-in to a website using Chrome. Since Chrome is available on all platforms, including iOS and Android phones, you can always have access to your saved passwords. And even you are on a computer that doesn’t have Chrome installed, you can still access your saved passwords on other browsers, such as Firefox or Microsoft Edge.

Simple, go to https://passwords.google.com, sign-in with your Google account and you will quickly find a complete list of credentials that you’ve used using that account in Chrome.

Saved Google passwords opened in Edge

All passwords are initially hidden with asterisks. To reveal any of them, simply click the corresponding eye icon. You can quickly remove any saved passwords but cannot make changes to them.

While it’s convenient to some people it may scare off some others as well. So

How to hide it from this Google’s Password website?

You basically have two options, either don’t save passwords in Google Chrome at all or make them inaccessible from the Google’s Passwords website. And the only way of doing so is to encrypt them with your own passphrase.

Go to Settings in Google Chrome, and click¬†Advanced sync settings… button under Sign in section. Under the¬†Encryption options, select “Encrypt all synced data with your own sync passphrase” option, enter a password and save the settings.

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Your passwords will become inaccessible in a few minutes on the Google’s Passwords website.

Edge to open Google Password Manager

 

2 thoughts on “How To Access Google Chrome Password Manager in Microsoft Edge

  1. So how does this make my saved Google passwords accessible to Edge for easy sign in loading on any website I go to with Edge? I’m partially in process of converting over, but want all passwords kept in sync on both browsers, so if I add a new one using Edge, how can it get added to Chrome’s password vault with out my doing it manually for each one?

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