How to Add, Edit, or Delete Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge

Most modern-day web browsers come with support for storing login credentials. This, in turn, makes it really easy for a user to log into different accounts without having to remember the credentials for every other site you register. The browser can remember the passwords and Credit Card information for you. If you are using Edge as your primary web browser, This post will guide you on How to Add, Edit, or Delete Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge.

How to Add Edit Delete Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge

How to Add, Edit, or Delete Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge

Ṭhere are many operations one could perform with regards to passwords in Microsoft Edge, which includes adding new ones, editing the previously added ones, and finally removing them.

  1. Add New Passwords
  2. Edit Password
  3. Delete Stored Password
  4. Set Edge to Never Offer to Save Passwords

If you ever wish to move from Microsoft Edge to another browser, it does offer a way to export it.

1] Add New Passwords

Save Password Microsoft Edge

Whenever one tries to log into an account, by default, Edge would show a prompt on the screen to save the username and password just like any other web browser. A notification box will be displayed below the address bar to confirm the operation. However, If the pop-up box doesn’t arrive, you can click on the ‘Security’ option, which looks like a key, and it will show you the pop-up box.

Next, click on the Save button present in the popup to save the password for future use. However, when you would not like the browser to save your password, click on ‘Never,’ and the browser won’t ask you again to save the particular website’s password.

2] Edit Password

Edit Passwords in Microsoft Edge

Here’s how to edit a previously saved or outdated password in Microsoft Edge:

  • Launch Microsoft Edge on your Windows machine
  • In the address bar, type edge://settings/passwords and press Enter.
  • Here, under Saved Passwords, you’ll find all your passwords listed.
  • Click on the three-dotted icon present right next to the password you would like to edit.
  • Now, under the password field, you’ll find a small eye icon, click on that and Enter your Windows account credentials.
  • With this, you can now edit your saved username and password.

3] Delete Stored Password

Delete Passwords Microsoft Edge

Deleting a stored password in Microsft Edge is quite a simple process and has much in common with editing a stored password. Here’s how to do so:

  • Bring up Microsoft Edge on your computer.
  • In the address bar, type edge://settings/passwords and press Enter.
  • On this page, Under Saved Passwords, you’ll find all your saved passwords listed.
  • Here, click on the three-dotted icon next to the password you’d like to delete and choose the Delete option from the drop-down menu.

That said, you can also delete all your saved passwords and settings by resetting your browser.

4] Set Edge to Never Offer to Save Passwords

Save Password Microsoft Edge

  • Launch Microsoft Edge on your Windows machine
  • In the address bar, type edge://settings/passwords and press Enter.
  • Here, turn off the toggle for the first option stating Offer to Save Passwords.

With this, Edge will never ask you to save a password on a website until the option is turned back on.

Did you know Password save on Edge can be used on Android smartphones?

When linked with the same Microsoft account you use with Microsoft Edge; the Microsoft Authenticator app allows you to autofill your password on Mobile Edge. So if you were using Chrome because Edge did not offer password sync on mobile, now it does.

With that said, do you feel safe saving your passwords in a web browser? Do let us know why by dropping a comment down below.

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