Some users have reported that the Google Chrome browser does not remember accounts and login sessions. At the same time, it does not save passwords. If you encounter this problem, do not worry, it's common – and we have the solution to this problem.
Google Chrome does not save passwords
The main causes of this problem are:
- A setting in Google Chrome might prevent the browser from saving data.
- The Google Chrome profile is corrupt.
- The cache folder for Google Chrome could be corrupted.
- A third-party antivirus could block the functionality to back up data.
Before moving on, it is advisable to update your Google Chrome browser with the latest version. If the browser is out of date, you may want to consider uninstalling the current version, downloading the latest version from the official site, and installing it.
If updating / reinstalling the browser does not help you save passwords, you can do the following troubleshooting:
- Delete cache files for Google Chrome
- Allow Google Chrome to keep local data
- Enable the setting that offers to save the password
- Create a new profile for Google Chrome
- Use a third-party password management tool.
1) Delete cache files for Google Chrome
Cache files in Google Chrome store information help to load cached web pages faster when you open them. However, if the cached files are corrupted, you may be experiencing issues such as the one presented in the discussion. To resolve this issue, you may want to consider removing the cached files for Google Chrome web pages. The procedure to follow is as follows:
Open the address chrome: // parameters / clearBrowserData in Google Chrome.
To access the Advanced tab, select All the time and the first four options as shown above and click Erase data.
Restart the browser after the cache is cleared.
2) Allow Google Chrome to store local data
Google Chrome does not store local data if the option is disabled in the browser settings. You can enable it as follows:
Open the address chrome: // settings / content / cookies on the Google Chrome browser.
Turn off the rocker switch for Keep local data only until you leave your browser.
Restart your browser.
3) Enable the setting that offers to save the password
Most websites offer the choice of registering a password. However, the browser also offers (prompts) to save the password. You must enable the setting for the same thing.
Open the address chrome: // settings / passwords in the Google Chrome browser.
Turn the rocker switch SURE for adjustment Offer to save passwords.
4) Create a new profile for Google Chrome
If your user profile on the Chrome browser is corrupt, you may want to consider creating a new user profile. The procedure is as follows:
Click on the icon of your account in the upper right corner of your profile.
Go to Manage people.
To select Add someone> Add.
Enter the details to add the new account and restart the browser.
5) Use a third-party password management tool
If all of the above steps fail, you may want to consider using a reputable third-party password management tool. Since these tools are independent of Chrome, they would probably work.
I hope it helps!