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    Turn On or Off Ask to Save Passwords in Google Chrome for Windows

    Turn On or Off Ask to Save Passwords in Google Chrome for Windows

    How to Turn On or Off Ask to Save Passwords in Google Chrome for Windows
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    23 Apr 2018
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    How to Turn On or Off Ask to Save Passwords in Google Chrome for Windows


    You can have Google Chrome remember your passwords for different sites. Whenever you sign in to a website, Chrome asks if you want to save your account info for that site.

    If you’re signed in to Chrome, you can use your passwords on different devices.

    By default, Chrome offers to save your password. You can turn this option off or on at any time.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Google Chrome to offer to save your web passwords in Windows.


    EXAMPLE: "Do you want Google Chrome to save your password for this site" prompt
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    Here's How:

    1. Open Google Chrome.
    2. Click/tap on the Customize and control Google Chrome (More) Name:  More.png
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    If you like, you could also enter chrome://settings/passwords into the address bar and press Enter to directly open Manage Passwords.

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    3. Click/tap on the Advanced link at the bottom. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click/tap on Manage passwords under the Passwords and forms section. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Turn on (default) or off Offer to save passwords for what you want. (see screenshot below)

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    6. You can now close the Settings tab if you like.


    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    27 May 2017 #1

    Chrome "smart lock" setting doesn't stay unset


    Hello,

    I happily use a 3rd party password locker, Dashlane. I have repeatedly turned off Chrome's setting "offer to save passwords with smart lock" so I don't have to click my response "no" every time.

    But the next time I start Chrome, it has reverted to having the box checked.

    How do I get Chrome settings to "stick?"
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  2. Posts : 29,418
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
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       27 May 2017 #2

    Hello Patricia, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    It may be the 3rd party password locker causing this.

    If you like as a test, temporarily disable it to see if the Offer to save your web passwords setting may stick afterwards.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    27 May 2017 #3

    Thanks but I tried that & had no effect. I turned off Dashlane, rebooted, did not restart Dashlane. No effect on Chrome. As soon as I close & re-open Chrome, it has reverted to having the box checked.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


  4. Posts : 29,418
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17672
    Thread Starter
       27 May 2017 #4

    In that case, you may need to reset Chrome to sort it.

    Reset Google Chrome to Default in Windows Windows 10 Browsers Email Tutorials

    Be sure to backup your bookmarks first though to be able to restore after resetting.

    Import or Export Google Chrome Bookmarks as HTML in Windows Windows 10 Browsers Email Tutorials
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

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