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How to find a forgotten password in Google Chrome

How to find a forgotten password in Google Chrome
How to see saved passwords in Google Chrome. (photo: CD)

Google has a function for remember and autocomplete the passwords that have been saved when you log in to Google Chrome. For example, if the reader forgets the password for instagram, can enter from a new mobile. Salvation is entering this password manager.

Another case that normally happens is when a user enters a password on a website that at that moment is thought to only be used once, and now they need to know the password again in order to do work for the university, such as canvas either figma.

For all the aforementioned, TechMarkup brings the steps that will allow not only to see the saved passwords in Google Chrome, but also manage them.

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How to see forgotten passwords in Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome from a PC or laptop.

2. The home page of the Chrome screen will be displayed. Now click on the menu button (this menu button can be identified as three vertical pointswhich are located in the right corner of the Chrome screen).

3. Clicking on the menu button will open a long dialog box, in which you need to click on ‘Setting’ in the penultimate option on the list.

4. In settings, find and click on the option ‘Autocomplete’, which is located under the ‘You and Google’ option.

(photo: Google Chrome/Composition/Jose Arana)
(photo: Google Chrome/Composition/Jose Arana)

5. Three options will now appear: ‘password manager’, ‘Payment methods’ and ‘Addresses and more’. Click on the first.

6. Now you can see all the passwords that have been saved in Google Chrome from the first to the last time the user accessed a page.

7. You have to click on the icon with eye shape that appears after the username, which will allow you to view the saved password. For privacy reasons, passwords will always be in that hidden state, so to see it you have to click and hold the icon.

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(photo: Google Chrome/Composition/Jose Arana)
(photo: Google Chrome/Composition/Jose Arana)

From the steps above, you know how to view your saved passwords in Chrome and also how to manage your saved password settings for the future.

It is even possible to choose if you wantSave passwords’ so that, whenever you have to log in, the username and passwords are automatically displayed but, obviously, in a hidden way. In this way, websites can be accessed without trying to remember what the passwords were.

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How to use strong and unique passwords

Users need to set proper passwords to keep their accounts secure in different websites or online service platforms. Preferably, these should have more than 14 charactersuse upper and lower case, include numbers Y symbols specials (!”#$%&/=?).

In addition, each of the sites must have a unique password particular that reduces the possibility that, during a possible cyber attack, the infringement of an account does not compromise the safety of other.

Examples of strong passwords using lowercase, uppercase, numbers, and special characters.  (photo: INCIBE)
Examples of strong passwords using lowercase, uppercase, numbers, and special characters. (photo: INCIBE)

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