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How to manually add passwords in Chrome Password Manager

It was announced a few years ago that Google Chrome would soon allow you to manually add passwords. Sadly, nothing has actually happened so far. That does not exclude you from adding a password to the Google password manager, though. If the auto password feature isn't functioning, there are a few workarounds that allow you to add passwords to Chrome. Let's examine the manual Chrome password addition process.

How to Add Password to Google Chrome

There are many ways to add an auto-save password to Chrome. But we will see only the easiest steps to add passwords manually in Chrome Password Manager.

Importing passwords to Chrome

Although Google doesn't have a native option to manually add a password, you can bulk import passwords. This feature also allows you to add a password for a specific website.

In Chrome, there are two methods for importing passwords. If Chrome's sync feature is turned on, you can do it via Chrome or Google Password Manager.

Import Password in Chrome:

Here are the steps:

1. Launch Chrome on your computer.

2. Click on the three-dot icon at the top and select Settings.

3. Click on Passwords.

4. Click on the three-dot icon next to the Saved passwords text and select Import. You will have to add a CSV file with columns: URL, username, and password. Add the required data under these columns.

How to manually add a Password in the Chrome Password Manager

The ability to manually save passwords to Chrome's Password Manager, where you can enter the site address, username, and password and ask Chrome to store it anytime you wish, will soon be available. Here's how to manually add passwords to Chrome.

1. Open the Chrome browser

2. Visit chrome://settings/passwords

3. Click Add button that appears next to Saved Passwords

4. In the Add password dialog, type site URL, username, and Password in respective fields and click Save.

The feature is enabled by default in Chrome version 100. Hers is how you can enable it in Chrome 98 or Chrome 99 versions:

-> Go to chrome://flags

-> Search for “password”, in the dropdown for “Add Passwords in Settings”, select Enabled

-> Restart the browser.