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Saved passwords on iPhone, iPad apps: How to make everyday logins easy

Chrome users can save username and passwords for a site and can use those credentials to sign in to other apps on your iPhone or iPad.

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Dec 25 2021, 16:17 IST
Want to use saved passwords in Chrome to sign in to other apps on your iPhone or iPad? Know how.
Want to use saved passwords in Chrome to sign in to other apps on your iPhone or iPad? Know how. (Shutterstock)

Google Chrome is an internet browser which helps you search and browse whatever you want. While surfing the internet or even if we open a social networking website or other applications we need to enter our ID and password. Due to security reasons, almost every application asks for an ID and passwords. It often becomes difficult to remember all of them. In order to avoid such situations you can save your passwords on Chrome and can even use the saved passwords on other iPhone and iPad apps.

If you save a username and password for a site in Chrome, you can use those credentials to sign in to other apps on your iPhone or iPad. It not only makes it simple to access the application but also you do not need to remember every password. Here is what you need to do in order to save passwords in chrome and use it in other iPhone & iPad apps.

How to start or stop saving passwords:

By default, Chrome offers to save your password. You can turn this option off or on at any time.

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1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app.

2. At the bottom right, tap More.

3. Tap Settings and then Passwords.

4. Turn Save Passwords on or off.

How to check your saved passwords

You can check all your saved passwords at once to find out if they are exposed in a data breach, potentially weak and easy to guess. To check your saved passwords:

1. On your iPhone or iPad, open the Chrome app.

2. Next to the address bar, tap More and then Settings.

3. Select Passwords and then Check passwords.

Allow other apps to use passwords from Chrome:

1. On your iPhone or iPad, open your device settings.

2. Select Passwords.

3. Follow the prompts to unlock your device.

4. Select AutoFill Passwords.

5. Turn on AutoFill Passwords.

6. Select Chrome.

7. To finish setting up, follow the on-screen instructions.

How to use Chrome passwords in other apps:

Time
Tools
Supplies
10 Minutes
  • Smartphone
  • Laptop
  • Desktop
  • Updated Browser
  • Internet
Step 1: On your iPhone or iPad, go to an app you want to sign in to.
Step 2: On the sign-in page, tap the username or password field.
Step 3: In the keyboard, select Passwords.
Step 4: To allow autofill, you may need to sign in to your device again.
Step 5: Select the password you want to use.

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First Published Date: 25 Dec, 16:15 IST
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