Where are the passwords stored on the phone?

2021-06-30
Where are the passwords stored on the phone?

Once upon a time, when visiting various websites, you had to remember passwords for your accounts. Currently, there are password managers. Their role is to keep track of all your passwords, which allows you to log into most sites without typing anything. How to find the password on the phone?

How to find passwords stored on an Android phone?

To find the passwords saved on your Android phone, launch the Google Chrome browser, then click the three dots at the top right. Some models may have them in the bottom corner. Then select Settings and Passwords. You may need to enter your phone password or scan your fingerprint or face. A list of places where the username and password have been saved will appear then. Select the site you want to take a closer look at. The eye icon is a preview that allows you to see the wording of the password. To copy it and paste it elsewhere, click on the icon that looks like two squares. The password will be transferred to the phone clipboard. If you want to delete them, select the trash can icon at the top.

Password synchronization on the phone:

In case your Android phone is linked to a Google account, it has its own password manager that keeps track of all the passwords used in the Google Chrome app. This means that they will be remembered no matter what device you use them on thanks to synchronization. Google Chrome protects your passwords from leakage by using Safe Browsing. If it finds activity on a website considered to be dangerous, it will ask you to change the password.

If you use the same passwords on different devices, for example, a phone, tablet or laptop, then a good solution is to use password synchronization.

Password synchronization is possible when:
You are using an Android device to browse the web using the Chrome browser with password alerting turned on.

To enable this type, to enable password synchronization, you must first of all have an account in Google.

How to synchronize a password on a computer?

1. On your computer, open Chrome.
2. Then in the top right corner your Profile.
3. After logging in to your Google account, all you need to do is click Enable sync and then Enable. After these steps, your passwords will be synced across all devices.

How to sync passwords on an Android device?

1. Open the Chrome app (you can download it from Google Play).
2. To the right of the address bar, click the three dots and then More> Settings> Sign in to Chrome.
3. In the next step, select the account you want to use.
4. Click Next and then I understand.

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