How to Show Passwords in Chrome

Display your saved Chrome passwords

Google Chrome offers the option to store your passwords so that you don't have to remember them every time you log in to Gmail or your other accounts. In case you forget your login credentials entirely, you should know how to display your saved Chrome passwords.

Instructions in this article apply to the desktop and mobile versions of Google Chrome for all operating systems.

How to Show Saved Passwords in Chrome

Follow the instructions below to view your saved Chrome passwords on Chrome OS, Linux, macOS, and Windows:

  1. Open Google Chrome and select the three dots in the top-right corner of the browser window.

    A screenshot of Chrome with the More Options menu highlighted
  2. Choose Settings from the drop-down menu.

    You can also access Chrome's settings by entering chrome://settings in the address bar.

    A screenshot of Chrome with the Settings command highlighted
  3. Select Passwords under the Autofill section to open the Google Chrome password manager.

    Passwords in Chrome settings
  4. A list of saved passwords will appear, each accompanied by their corresponding website and username. By default, these passwords are hidden and replaced by a series of dots. To view a specific password, select the eye next to it.

    The eye icon in Chrome passwords
  5. You may now be prompted to enter the operating system username and password, depending on your platform. Once successfully authenticated, the password selected will be shown in clear text. To hide it once again, select the eye icon a second time. 

    Windows Security login screen on Google Chrome

How to View Saved Passwords in Chrome for Android and iOS

Follow the instructions below to show your saved Chrome passwords on Android or iOS devices.

  1. Open the Google Chrome mobile web browser app.

  2. Tap the three dots in the top-right corner.

  3. Tap Settings.

    Settings in Chrome for iOS
  4. Tap Passwords.

  5. A list of saved passwords will now appear, accompanied by their corresponding website and username. Tap the password that you wish to view.

  6. Tap the eye to reveal the password. You may be prompted to enter your device's passcode, or asked to authenticate using your fingerprint or Face ID. Once successfully authenticated, the password selected will be displayed. To hide it once again, tap the eye icon a second time. 

    Viewing a password in Chrome for mobile