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How to Manage Saved Passwords on Android With Google and use them like a pro? (2022 guide)

Here’s how you can manage all your passwords in one place.

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Google password manager is one of the most trusted services around. It allows you to save your passwords and auto-fills them for you the next time you log in. Saving a password is really easy, as a dialogue box pops up every time you enter a password, prompting you to save it. All you need to do is select ‘save’. Your passwords can be synced and used across multiple devices as well. In this article, we show you how to manage saved passwords on Android with Google and use them like a pro.

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View a saved password

Once you save your passwords using Google, you can view them all in one place. While using auto-fill it is quite common to forget your password, since you’re not always typing it out. If you’re trying to log in to your account on another device and don’t remember the password, you can easily view them using the password manager. Just follow these simple steps.

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Step 1: Go to passwords.google.com.

Step 2: Sign in using your Google Account.

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Step 3: Select the account you want the password for.

Step 3: Select the account you want the password for. google password manager

Step 4: Google will ask for verification by prompting you to enter your lock screen password or your Google account password. Once you’re verified, you will get access to the desired password.

enter password.

Step 5: Click on the eye icon on the password bar to view the password.

Step 5: Click on the eye icon on the password bar to view the password.

Update a saved password

Changing your passwords regularly is an effective way to secure your account against any threats. Once you enter the changed password to log in, the password manager will pop up again, asking you to update it. Simply clicking on ‘Update’ will change the password. You can also update the password by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Go to passwords.google.com.

Step 2: Select the account you want to update the password for.

Step 3: Select the account you want the password for.

Step 3: Follow the verification process by providing your lock screen password or Google Account password.

enter password.

Step 4: Select the ‘Edit’ option under your password.

Step 4: Select the ‘Edit’ option under your password.

Step 5: Enter the new password and save it.

Step 5: Enter the new password and save it.

Delete a password

If you don’t use a certain account anymore, you can always delete its login credentials from Google’s password manager. Just follow these easy steps.

Step 1: Go to passwords.google.com.

Step 2: Select the account you want to delete the credentials for.

Step 3: Select the account you want the password for.

Step 3: Follow the verification process by providing your lock screen password or Google Account password.

enter password.

Step 4: Select ‘Delete’.

Step 4: Select ‘Delete’.

Access the password manager on your smartphone’s home screen

One of the biggest issues with Google’s password manager is that it does not have an app. While it does an excellent job of syncing your passwords across devices, you still have to access it through its webpage. However, there is a workaround to this issue. While Google may not offer a password manager app, you can still add the password manager shortcut to your smartphone’s home screen.

Step 1: Open Settings and go to ‘Privacy’.

Step 1: Open Settings and go to ‘Privacy’.

Step 2: Select ‘Auto-fill service from Google’.

Step 2: Select ‘Auto-fill service from Google’. google password manager

Step 3: Select ‘Passwords’.

Step 3: Select ‘Passwords’. google password manager

Step 4: Tap on the gear icon for settings and select ‘Add shortcut to your home screen’.

Step 4: Tap on the gear icon for settings and select ‘Add shortcut to your home screen’. google password manager

The shortcut will be added to your home screen. While this is an easy way to access your saved passwords, there is no way to add it to the app drawer.

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Frequently asked questions

Are my passwords secure with Google Password Manager?

The security of Google Password Manager is airtight and no one but you is given access to your passwords. If you want to make it even more secure, you can add two-factor authentication. This way, no one will be able to access your passwords even when they have your phone.

What is the benefit of using Google Password Manager?

Google password manager makes it really easy to log in to services and websites while browsing the internet. Its autofill feature comes in quite handy while logging in to websites. You can even sync your passwords across multiple devices, so you won’t have to go through the trouble of logging in over and over again.

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