How To Import Passwords To Chrome

By Ammarrauf01

How To Import Passwords To Chrome. In this article, you will read how to import passwords to Chrome from CSV files, how to import passwords to Chrome from Firefox and Internet Explorer, and how to back up Chrome passwords.

The Chrome import passwords feature was removed by Google after the Chrome 61 update. You cannot import passwords to Chrome from CSV files. Here, I have discussed methods to import passwords to Chrome.

How To Import Passwords To Chrome From CSV Files?

After the Chrome 61 update, Chrome removed the feature to import passwords from CSV files. But, there is a feature known as Chrome Flags by which you can do this. It is an experimental feature of Chrome. You can find this feature with the import passwords feature in the Experimentation section. Enable it for Chrome and then import the passwords easily. But, before performing the steps mentioned below, update Chrome to the latest version. To do it:

1.Launch Google Chrome.
2.Type chrome://flags in the address bar.
3.Press Enter.
4.Wait for Chrome Flags to open.
5.ype Password import in the search bar of Chrome Flags.
6.Enable the Password import feature by changing the status from Default to Enabled.
7.Now, relaunch Google Chrome.

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8.Click on your accounts profile when Chrome gets open.
9.Select the Passwords icon (key).
10.This will open the Password settings.
11.Scroll down and click on the menu button beside the Saved Passwords option.
12.Then, select the Import option.

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13.After that, navigate to the CSV files that contain the password for import.
14.Open it.
15.Wait for Chrome to import all the passwords.

How To Import Passwords From Firefox And Internet Explorer?

You can easily import passwords from Firefox and Internet Explorer to Chrome. To do so:

1.Open Chrome.
2.Click on the menu button (3 dots).
3.Select the Settings option from the menu.
4.In the You and Google section, click on the If you want Import bookmarks and settings option.
5.Change the selected browser from Edge to Firefox or Internet Explorer.
6.Make sure that the Saved Passwords option is checked.
7.Then, select Import.

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How To Back Up Chrome Passwords?

You can back up Chrome passwords by exporting the passwords to a CSV file easily. Then, save that passwords in your PC. To export passwords from Chrome:

1.Open the Password settings again.
2.Click on the menu button beside the Saved Passwords section.
3.Select the Export Password option.

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4.Then, navigate to the place where you want to save it.
5.Click on Save.