Saving your various passwords in memory is not an easy task, especially when these passwords contain special characters. Fortunately, some web browsers like Microsoft Edge have password managers. These password managers store passwords for websites you visit frequently, so you don’t have to remember them every time.
The password manager feature ensures that you always have access to your favorite websites, even when you forget the passwords. However, no matter how secure these password managers are, we all know that some information like your banking app password should not be saved on your browser. What if you accidentally registered yours on Microsoft Edge? How to remove it?
Learning how to manage your passwords saved on Microsoft Edge gives you control over these sensitive credentials. This article will show you how to manage your saved passwords on Microsoft Edge. These management practices include viewing passwords, changing them, and deleting them.
Access to passwords saved on Microsoft Edge
How to access or view your saved passwords on Microsoft Edge? The steps below will guide you:
Step 1: Launch Microsoft Edge.
2nd step: Click on the three horizontal dots button at the top right of the window.
Step 3: Scroll through the list of options and select Settings to launch a new window.
Step 4: In the Settings window, click Profiles located in the left pane of the window.
Step 5: Select Passwords and you should be able to view all the settings related to your passwords on Microsoft Edge.
Step 6: Scroll through the password settings until you see the Saved Passwords menu.
Step 7: Scroll down the listed password and select the eye icon to view a website password.
To note: You can also view the health / strength of your saved passwords listed.
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Changing passwords saved on Microsoft Edge
If you updated your password using the browser on another device, you can easily update the specific password on Microsoft Edge within minutes. For that, proceed as following :
Step 1: Scroll through the saved passwords listed and place your cursor on the password you want to change.
2nd step: Select the button with three horizontal dots next to the password to reveal more actions.
Step 3: Click Edit in the list of overlay menu options.
Step 4: Prove that you are the account owner by providing your Windows user account details to authenticate yourself.
Step 5: In the Change Password dialog box, you should see the username, password, and website name. However, the only modifiable element is your password. Click on the Password field and make the desired changes.
Step 6: Once you are done with your changes, click on Done to confirm the process and that also closes the window.
To note: You can also follow the above method to change your password. However, this will redirect you to the website page to make the appropriate change.
Deleting passwords saved on Microsoft Edge
The last password management operation that we will talk about in this article is removing saved passwords. You may need to delete the saved passwords when you saved the wrong passwords. This is also useful if you saved a password for a website that you didn’t want. As we mentioned above, it could be a sensitive website like a banking website or a credit card website.
The process is pretty straightforward, and we’ve explained it in the steps below:
Step 1: Scroll through the saved passwords listed.
2nd step: You can either remove all passwords in Microsoft Edge or select a specific website password by checking the box on the left side of the website.
Step 3: After checking the boxes of the passwords to remove, go to the top of the window and click Remove in the pop-up. Once done, all passwords are deleted automatically.
Synchronize Microsoft Edge password
That’s all there is to managing saved passwords on Microsoft Edge. We have shown you how to access, change, and delete passwords on Microsoft Edge web browser. Another thing you can do on Microsoft Edge is sync your password, bookmarks, and extensions across all of your devices.
Last updated on December 23, 2021
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