Manage your passwords in any browser

Today we have many accounts on different websites. At some point it becomes impossible to remember all usernames and associated passwords. Fortunately, your browser can help you remember and many popular browsers have a password manager built in. How do you use it? In this article we go through them per browser.

Google Chrome

To get an overview of saved passwords, click the button with the three dashes in the top right corner of Chrome. Choose Institutions and click at the bottom Advanced settingsto display. Scroll down until you Passwords and forms sees. Default state Offer to save your internet passwords checked. click on Manage passwords to get an overview. In this window you will see a series of login names and invisible passwords. Hover your cursor over a password and click To display to see it.

Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer, click the gear in the top right corner and choose Internet options. Click centrally in the tab Contents in the box on Autofill on Institutions and then choose password management. Through Web references you get an overview. Choose a particular service and click To display. Enter your Windows password again to show a password.

Mozilla Firefox

In Firefox, click the button with the three dashes at the top right and then choose Options. On the tab Security can you Saved passwords query like in the other browsers. You can view or delete the passwords. Interestingly, you can also choose to Using a master password. This is an extra security so that not everyone who uses your computer can request your passwords. Whenever you want to use a saved password, you must enter this master password. Through Exceptions Finally, you can indicate from which websites the passwords should not be saved.


Safari users can access via Safari / Preferences / Passwords request a list. Finch Show passwords for selected websites, enter your administrator password and then click on the service for which you want to request the password. If desired, you can remove a password.

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft has built in many of the same functions in Edge as in Internet Explorer, and the password manager also works in almost the same way. The menu structure is the only difference. In Edge, click the three horizontal dots at the top right and press Institutions. Click at the bottom Show advanced settings and click under the heading Privacy and services on Manage my saved passwords.

To actually show passwords, Edge is not of much use. Open it Control Panel and then press User Accounts > Credential Management. Click the arrow next to one of the usernames and click next to the password field To display. Enter your Windows password and the password will be displayed.

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