In today’s digital era your password is one of the most important assets that you always carry within your mind. If you’re skeptical about sharing your password with anyone, you may be surprised to know that your browser is already aware of every password that you’ve ever used. Yes, almost every popular web browser remembers your password by default. However, you may choose to opt out or delete saved passwords.
Google Chrome is one of the most used web browsers with maximum user base. This makes it the most targeted browser by hackers. Now that every 7 out of 10 machines are running on Chrome, why would anyone not target this browser to steal your saved passwords. But, if you remove saved passwords from Chrome, you can safeguard your confidential information.
How To Delete Remove Password On Chrome Browser?
When you realize that you have been using the autofill and auto suggestions while filling various fields, it is time to clear all passwords on Chrome. You wouldn’t want to lose your banking credentials and social media account passwords to be stolen to a hacker. Once you’ve decided to remove saved passwords from Chrome, you don’t have to indulge in too much technicality as you’ve got two major ways to clear all passwords:
1. How To Delete Saved Passwords On Chrome With Advanced Identity Protector (Recommended):
- Download and install Advanced Identity Protector for free.
- Run a scan to find out all the hidden passwords saved on Chrome or other web browsers.
- Once the scan is completed, click on ‘Chrome’ from the left panel to see the identity traces available on Chrome browser specifically.
- Now, click on ‘Protect Now’ button at the bottom of the screen to delete saved passwords on Chrome.
- There, select the ‘Remove Traces Permanently’ to delete all the traces from the machine and click on continue.
- Once done, it may ask you to close the Chrome browser if it is running. Click on ‘Yes’ to close the browser to proceed deleting traces.
- As soon as you click on yes, the tool deletes all the saved passwords from Chrome.
2. How To Remove Saved Passwords Manually
- Launch Google Chrome and sign in to it.
- Click on the three vertical dots (menu button) from the top right corner of the screen to unveil the options and click on ‘Settings’ from the list.
- Now, click on ‘Passwords’ under the ‘Autofill’ section of the settings.
- It shall reveal all the websites for which the passwords are saved. You may choose to see the passwords or delete them one by one from your machine.
- To delete the password for a specific website, click on the three vertical dots against the website to find an option to ‘Remove’.
- As soon as you click on ‘Remove’, the password for that website would be removed.
- Perform the same action to every website you wish to remove password for.
Overall, you can clear all passwords on Chrome without messing up with the browser settings. If you don’t want to untune the settings, it is recommended to use the dedicated Advanced Identity Protector to remove saved passwords from Chrome or other browsers as it is designed to target only the specific piece of data without hampering other settings. If you’re technically sound, you may choose to go the other way. It is important to know that passwords once deleted could not be regained. You may choose to save passwords to the vault if you’re using Advanced Identity Protector and stay free. If you wish to share your opinion, do let us know in the comments below.