If you have trouble remembering your passwords every time you sign in, you can save them to your Google account. Google Smart Lock allows you to keep all your passwords in one place, synced to your Google account, so you can access them across devices. While it may be a convenient feature, you are always at risk of your passwords being accessed by someone else if they break into your phone. In this article, we show you how to disable Google Smart Lock on Android and Chrome.
How to disable Google Smart Lock on Android
Step 2: Tap on the three dots on the top right corner, then tap on ‘Settings’.
Step 3: Tap on ‘Passwords’.
Step 4: Disable ‘Saved passwords’ and ‘Auto Sign-in’. You can also delete individual passwords from the list below.
How to disable Smart Lock on Google Chrome
Step 1: Open the Google Chrome browser on your PC or laptop.
Step 2: Click on the three dots at the top right corner, then select ‘Settings’.
Step 3: Click on Autofill on the left menu, then select ‘Passwords’.
Step 4: Disable ‘Offer to save passwords’ and ‘Auto Sign-in’. You can also delete individual passwords from the list below.
There are several apps on Google Play Store that let you safely store all your passwords in one place. In case someone breaks into your phone, they would have to get through your password manager app to access your passwords. Dashlane and Bitwarden Password Manager are two of the highest-rated apps to store your password.
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