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How to Find a Forgotton Password in Google Chrome



As a human being its a normal tendency to forget few things, but eventually we are able to recall most things. But when time is of the essence, our forgetfulness might be the cause to a lot of trouble. The same is the case with passwords.

Most of us are registered across multiple websites and online services on the internet and all of them are secured by a password of our choice. If in any case we forget any of these passwords, you are definitely going to have a hard time unless you have noted the password somewhere.

Fortunately, if you are using Google chrome, then you might not have to take too much trouble to find out your passwords. One good thing about Google chrome is, the web browser has its own password manager and the first time you sign in on a website, the password manager prompts you to save the password within Google chrome. If you have accepted it this request then your password will be saved in Google chrome’s password manager.


Now if anyhow you forget your password, you can easily find your password by looking up for your passwords in Google chrome’s password manager. Let me show you how.

How to Find a Forgotten Password in Google Chrome

  • Step 1: Click on the chrome’s options button and select settings.


  • Step 2: Scroll to the bottom of settings and click on Show advanced settings.


  • Step 3:  Scroll down to Passwords and Forms and click on manage saved passwords.


  • Step 4: Now you will be able to see Chrome’s password manager with all your saved username and passwords for various websites. Browse through the list, select any website and click on the show button beside the password field to reveal the password.


There you go, you have now successfully found your forgotten password and that too within a fraction of the time that you would otherwise spent on going through the entire process of resetting your password.

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Last modified: November 25, 2015