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    7 Quick Fix To Resolve If Chrome is not saving passwords

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    Chrome allows you to save login for any website with Chrome’s built-in password manager. This feature allows the users to log in quickly and avoids complications of remembering a wide range of passwords, which however if lost could be reset in the most lucid way.

    Chrome not saving passwords

    However many users have complained about the  Chrome Not saving passwords. If you’re one of those, then you’re at the right place.

    This article enlists various reasons which lead to the “ Chrome Not saving passwords”  issue and also gives a step-by-step description about how you can do away with this problem.

    REPORTED- Chrome not saving passwords

    Chrome not saving password

    Lately, various users from across the globe have been reporting that Google Chrome is not saving the passwords and other auto-fill items owing to its inability to recollect Google account sessions. This could be reported in the 3  following ways:

    1. Google won’t enquire about saving your password.
    2. Google will enquire about saving your password but fails to save it. This might occur when the account is corrupted.
    3. Google won’t recall your password to a certain site and login sessions. This might occur when the password saving feature is not enabled.

    The issue has been reported on all the versions of Windows i.e. Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10 and Mac systems.

    This implies that the issue is neither specific to a certain version of Windows nor to a specific Operating system.

    The issue requires quick resolutions because this might interrupt your log in sessions and eventually hinder you from accessing the important information.

    Before checking out the solutions, let’s have a brief idea about the possible reasons that could lead us to the error of Chrome not saving passwords:

    • Google Chrome bug is identified as the most common reason for causing this particular error. Updating your browser in case you have an outdated client is sure to resolve the error of Chrome not saving passwords.
    • Chrome is not allowed to save local data is another reason that could result in this error. For this, all you need to do is to enable a setting in the Content Settings.
    • File corruption or the Corrupted Chrome profile might cause this error.
    • In MAC the issue is caused by various corrupted Cache folders which could be resolved by simply deleting the folders manually.

    Now that we’re well aware of the issue and the reasons causing it, let’s check out the various methods which can easily resolve this issue.

    Update Chrome To The Latest Version

    The solution is as easy as it seems, and offers quick results against the Chrome not saving passwords issue. Chrome updates contain patches from bugs that were present in the previous versions. Though the browser has the capability to search and install the updates automatically, it might fail to do so for certain reasons.

    Following steps need to be followed to make sure that the browser is updated:

    1. Lunch the Browser.
    2. Click the three-dots at the top right corner of the browser window.
    3. Click Help>About Google Chrome from the Context Menu.
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    1. You’ll see the current version of Chrome on your system on the following window and you’ll see “Checking for Updates…” right above it.
    2. Once the scan gets completed for any possible new version and if found, the newer version will be installed automatically.

    Note- However if the browser is already updated, it will be displayed on the window as shown below. In that case, you have to move to the next method to resolve Chrome not saving passwords

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    You can try a website to check if the issue is resolved. However, if the problem still sustains, follow the next methods discussed further in this article. Check 10 cool google chrome tricks everyone must know in 2020.

    Allow Chrome to Save Passwords

    Enabling the Auto-fill feature on Chrome would resolve Chrome not saving passwords issue. To enable this feature the steps to be followed are:

    1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon at the top right corner of the browser window.
    2. Click Settings>Autofill>Passwords.
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    1. Toggle on the “Offer to save passwords” as shown below
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    1. Restart your browser and visit a website to check if the issue is resolved.

    Log-out of your Google Account and Log-In back

    This is a quick method to save passwords in chrome when your account has a temporary bug.

    1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon at the top right corner of the browser window.
    2. Click on Settings. There Turn off the button next to your Account.
    3. Click Turn on the sync button
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    1. Sign in by filling your login details. Click “Yes, I’m in” in the “Turn on sync?” prompt.
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    There you go! Check if your passwords are saved or not. If the issue is still not resolved, switch to the next method.

    Allow Chrome to Keep Local Data

    To store the local data when Google Chrome is closed, the option to do the same must be enabled in Chrome’s settings.

    1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon at the top right corner of the browser window.
    2. Go to Settings  and scroll down to the Advanced drop-down and expand it.
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    1. Go to  Privacy and Security>“Site Settings”
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    1. Under Additional Permissions, click Cookies and Site data.
    2. “Clear cookies and site data when you quit chrome” must be disabled. 
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    Once done, restart your browser and check if the passwords are being saved or not. If Chrome not saving passwords issues persists, move to the next method.

    Clear the Cache and Cookies

    Follow these steps to clear the Browser’s cache and cookies:

    1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon at the top right corner of the browser window.
    2. Click More Tools>Clear Browsing Data from the context menu.
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    1. In the Advanced tab, mark the checkboxes next to the following options:
    • Browsing history
    • Cookies and other site data
    • Cached images and files
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    1. Under the Time Range, select All Time.
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    1. Click the Clear data button.

    If the Chrome not saving passwords issue still exists then move to the next fix.

    Disable Problematic Chrome Extensions

    Certain extensions could be the culprit behind Chrome not saving passwords problem. To find the one, you need to disable all the extensions installed on your system and then check if the issue continues to occur. If not, then enable your extensions on by one until to find the issue causing extension.

    1. Launch Google Chrome and click the three-dots icon at the top right corner of the browser window.
    2. Click More Tools>Extensions from the context menu.
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    1. Turn off all the extensions by toggling as shown below.
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    1. Once done, restart the browser and check if the problem still exists. If yes, switch to the next solution. However, if the issue is resolved, start enabling the extensions on by one until you catch the culprit.

    Reinstall Chrome

    To reinstall chrome, follow these steps:

    1. Open the run dialog window by pressing Windows+R key
    2. Type Control panel in the dialog box and click OK.
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    1. Type Uninstall in the search bar as shown below.
    2. Click on Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
    3. Locate Chrome, right-click on the icon, and select Uninstall.

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    Once done, you can install the latest version of Chrome from the official website

    This must resolve Chrome not saving passwords problem.

    To add on to these methods, you can even opt for  Password managers to resolve this issue and save passwords in chrome. You can also try using another browser in case your passwords are not being saved by Google.

    These were the methods using which you can easily get rid of Chrome not saving passwords issue.

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