We recently reported that Chrome allows you to manually add passwords and dismiss compromised password warnings, another new feature is being worked on by Google. chrome Password Manager now allows to add grades for passwords in case you need to manually saved and added credentials. Here’s how you can do that now.
Popular third-party password manager apps already support standard features like Notes. Google is now improving Chrome Password Manager in this regard as well.
First, why do you want to store notes about passwords in Chrome browser?
- There could be many reasons for this. For example, you might want to track things related to your password, like when you last created or changed your password.
- And you can add context for additional information
- To remember security questions and answers
- Other details that may help you reset your account or login to the site.
Enable Notes Section for Passwords in Chrome
- Launch the Chrome browser
- Visit chrome://flags
- Search for grades in the drop-down list next to “Password Notes in Settings“, select “Able”
- Restart the browser.
How to add a note to saved password in Chrome
- open chrome
- Click the 3-point menu icon and select Definitions
- click no Automatic filling > passwords
- Underneath saved passwordsclick More actions for a password and select “edit password“
- Enter the Windows device password to authenticate, add the information in the Observation field that appears below the username and password fields and click Save .
The Notes for Passwords feature is currently available in Chrome 102 Canary and can save up to 1000 characters for a password. There is no guarantee that it will make it to the stable version, we will let you know when it does.
It is worth noting that the feature is not present in the new Edge or Firefox browser. It always comes down to the users’ use of notes. This might not be a killer feature, but useful enough to keep using it to remember important things about saved credentials.
Summary: Google is getting ready to bring the Notes feature to passwords saved in the Chrome browser. The feature is already available in several popular password managers. See how you can enable and use it now.
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