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How to Disable Google Smart Lock on Android and Chrome?

Anyone can easily turn off the Google Smart Lock through the Settings of their browser on Android and Chrome.

The Smart Lock by Google is very useful. With the feature turned on your device, you don’t need to worry about forgetting your passwords, because Google remembers and saves all the passwords and enters them automatically at the time when you are trying to sign in. There are several ways to disable Google Smart Lock and we will talk about them in a moment.

Google Smart Lock is very useful when it comes to filling passwords automatically and signing you in across the websites and applications you use.

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Although this feature by Google is very helpful, it has some loopholes that can breach your privacy.

Like for a PC or Laptop, one needs to enter the login with the computer password to access the passwords you have saved in your Chrome browser. This is risky as anyone having your login password can view all the other passwords stored in Chrome. 

So, if you want to disable Google Smart Lock on Android and Chrome browser for whichever reason. The process for that is very easy and we have covered all the steps to disable it. Read the article to find it. 

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Disable Google Smart Lock on Android

Below are the steps to turn off Google Smart Lock in the Chrome browser on your Android device. 

Step 1: Open the Google Chrome app and tap the three dots placed at the top right corner. Select the “Settings” menu at the bottom. 

Settings in Chrome Browser

Step 2: Choose “Passwords”.

Step 3: Toggle off the Save Passwords and disable “Auto Sign-in”. 

Auto Sign in Chrome

Now, delete all the passwords you see by tapping on their individual entry and then on the trashcan (or delete) icon placed at the top or on the upper row of the page.

Disable Google Smart Lock on Chrome

Here’s how you can disable Google Smart Lock in Google Chrome on your Laptop or PC.

Step 1: Open the Chrome browser settings page by selecting three dots placed at the top right corner. Select the “Settings” menu from the given options. 

Step 2: Choose “Auto-fill” from the sidebar and select “Passwords”

Auto Fill Option on Chrome - Disable Google Smart Lock

Step 3: Turn off the toggle for “Offer to save passwords off” and “Auto Sign-in”.

Turn off the Toggle - Disable Google Smart Lock

Now, delete all the passwords by Clearing browsing history or by tapping the three-dots menu on their individual entry and selecting “Remove” to delete.

Read Also: Facebook Messenger launches App Lock for its iPhone and iPad users

So, these are the ways by which you can turn off or disable Google Smart Lock on Chrome and Android. We hope this helps you in disabling it.

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