How To Manage, View, Delete Saved Passwords In Chrome, Firefox, Edge? – POFTUT

How To Manage, View, Delete Saved Passwords In Chrome, Firefox, Edge?

Today’s internet provides a lot of different web sites and web applications. In daily life, we use a lot of different web applications which is personalized for us. While using these applications we generally use some login information for authentication, privacy, and personalization.

Saving Passwords To Browser

While using these web applications we need to provide some credentials which consist of username and password. As we use a lot of different applications remembering their user name passwords are very hard. We generally need to save or store these passwords in secure places. The secure places can be a password manager, text file or web browsers. Web browsers are generally the most practical and easy way. Popular web browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Opera, Safari provides managing, saving, viewing passwords functionality.

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox provides the ability to save passwords in its secure vault and view, remove them properly.

List Saved Passwords

First, we will open the password manager for Mozilla Firefox and list saved passwords.

Open Preferences

In order to manage, list saved passwords we will open the Preferences. We can open preferences in different ways but the most practical one is using about:preferences in the address or URL bar like below.

Open Preferences

Open Preferences

Click Privacy&Security

Saved passwords can be accessed from the Privacy&Security section which is listed right side menu or scrolling down the preferences page.

Click Privacy&Security

Click Privacy&Security

Open Saved Logins

Saved passwords are stored in the Saved Logins form which can be accessed from the Logins and Passwords part like below.

Open Saved Logins

Open Saved Logins

View Saved Password

Here we will see the saved passwords with information like Site, Username and Last changed.

View Saved Password

View Saved Password

Delete Saved Password

We can delete a single saved password by selecting from the list and clicking Remove button. This will only delete the selected or specified password for the given site. We can also delete or remove all saved password with the Remove All button.

Delete Saved Password

Delete Saved Password

Google Chrome

List Saved Passwords

In order to list saved passwords we have to open the Passwords. Passwords can be opened in different ways like from Profile or with the following address in the address bar.

Open Passwords menu From Profile

Open Passwords menu From Profile

Open Passwords menu From Profile

We will see the Passwords menu as below. We can see that there is an option Offer to save passwords which will used to automatically ask password saving. But as we can see it is disabled currently. Auto Sign-in will automatically sign in when we navigate a web page which password is already saved in our password list.

Google Chrome Passwords

Google Chrome Passwords

View Saved Password

As a security measure, all saved password is shown as masked with the points like below. We can view all readily saved passwords by click to the eye icon right side of the password column. Passwords are securely saved in Google Chrome where in order to access them we have to provide administrator rights of the current system. The administrator can be Administrator, root or another privileged user.

View Saved Password

View Saved Password

Remove/Delete Saved Password

We can remove/delete saved passwords. In order to delete a specific password, we will click to the last column menu like below which will show a Remove button which is used to remove the specific password.

Remove/Delete Saved Password

Remove/Delete Saved Password

Microsoft Edge / Internet Explorer

We list saved passwords in Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer.

List Saved Passwords

First we will open Settings from the right upper corner 3 dot menu.

In order to access the Manage Passwords menu, we have to see more detailed settings from the Advanced Settings menu like below.  We will click to the View Advanced Settings like below.

Microsoft Edge Advanced Settings

Microsoft Edge Advanced Settings

There we will navigate to the Autofill Settings part which contains Manage Passwords which we will click to.

We will the passwords on this page like below.

Microsoft Edge Saved Password List

Microsoft Edge Saved Password List

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