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Do You Want To Save Logins & Passwords in Chrome or Firefox on Mac?

Save Logins & Passwords in Chrome
Written by Hassan Abbas

Do you want to save logins & passwords in Chrome or Firefox on Mac? Many people use various browsers on their Mac. Some use Safari for a few things and other browsers like Chrome or Firefox or for others. And there are also some who use various browsers than Safari all the time.

If you’re a Chrome or Firefox user, you have the same advantages of saved passwords or logins as you do with Safari. So that you make the most out of your browsing experience, this article displays you how to use those saved login and password features in Chrome or Firefox.

Save logins and passwords in Firefox

Head over to your Firefox settings by tapping Firefox > Preferences from the menu bar or the Firefox Open Menu button located on the top right and select Preferences.

Step 1:

On the left, tap Privacy & Security.

Step 2:

Move down to Logins and Passwords.

Step 3:

Check the first box for Ask to save logins and passwords for websites. Once done, just check the boxes to use Autofill for passwords and logins and Suggest and make strong passwords if you want to. Now when you input a username and password, a prompt appears asked if you want to save it.

Step 4:

Mandatory, you can choose to Use a Master Password. If you do, you’ll be asked to input your Mac user password and can then fulfill the details to use a Master Password.

After using a Master Password, you’ll be asked to input it once per Firefox session to obtain saved credentials. As you can view, it’s necessary to make sure or crumb that master password down because you can easily obtain the passwords you want without it.

Add Exceptions

Once you initiate using the saved passwords or logins feature, simply add Exceptions if you want by tapping that button.

Input the website URLs for those you don’t need Firefox to save credentials for. You probably use this for sites like your PayPal, bank, or a similar site where you always need to input your password yourself.

Manage your saved logins and passwords in Firefox

You can edit, view, and copy your saved passwords or log in any time in Firefox. You can do so by moving back to the Privacy & Security area of the Preferences and tapping Saved Logins or move directly to it by tapping the Firefox Open Menu button and choosing Logins and Passwords.

Once you enter on the screen using your saved information. However, the screen is quite intuitive. You can choose an account from the left or find one at the top. Its details will show for you to copy or view. To view your password, tap the eye icon, and to edit or delete a saved login or password, tap one of those choices at the top.

Save logins and passwords in Chrome

Head over to your Chrome settings by tapping Chrome > Preferences from the menu bar or the Chrome Customize and Control button (three dots) located on the top right and select Settings.

Step 1:

On the left, tap You and Google.

Step 2:

To the right under Autofill, tap Passwords.

Step 3:

Enable the toggle for Offer to save passwords. Now when you input a username and password, a prompt appears asked you if you want to save it.

Step 4:

Mandatory, you can turn on the toggle for Auto Sign-In to have Chrome automatically log you in on a website if you have saved credentials.

Organize your saved logins and passwords in Chrome

Your saved passwords or login are on this same page in Chrome, directly below the settings. Just like Firefox, it’s easy to understand and take proper action if required.

Tap a URL to visit the site, find for an account at the top, tap the eye icon to view your password, or tap the More Actions button (three dots) to get extra details or erase the credentials.

Conclusion:

Here’s all about “Save Logins & Passwords in Chrome ”. Viewing and organizing your saved passwords or logins is quite easy in both Chrome or Firefox. Are you going to use the saved credential feature in one or both of these?

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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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