How To Delete Saved Passwords On Android? 5 Easy Ways

how to delete saved passwords on android

There are many reasons for one to delete saved passwords. Maybe you have some privacy concerns. Perhaps you want to switch to a different password. There could be different IDs that you use, and you don’t want the phone to autocomplete them. Whatever the reason, we have you covered.

From accessing Chrome’s settings to Phone, even navigating on the native apps, we got you covered. We are bringing you a comprehensive guide to help you get all the answers. 

Please note that the steps might be connected to each other. So, read them in the order they are available.

How To Delete Saved Passwords On Android?

  1. Using The Android Phone’s Settings
  2. Samsung Pass Deleting Password
  3. Deleting Passwords From Google On Android Phone 
  4. Deleting Passwords From Google Chrome Browser On Android
  5. Deleting Passwords From Built-In Browser 

1. Using The Android Phone’s Settings

Android phone general management settings for password and autofill

The first method is quite simple. But you need to learn how to perform it. Don’t just focus on following the steps given below.

Each Android smartphone comes with different variations. Some companies also have an entirely different interface. We will take a Samsung Phone as the basis for these instructions.

But, we will also provide some information on how you can follow it on other phones. So, let’s begin:

  • First of all, every Android phone has a settings option. You can slide down for the system tray or up in other versions.
  • Either way, you will see the famous Gear Icon for Settings. Tap on it.
  • Now, you can follow two different steps.
  • The first step would be to use the search icon at the top-right corner. It will enable you to search various settings on the phone.
  • Go ahead and type Password.
  • As a result, you will see various options and settings. See if you can find the Passwords And Autofill option. If it is there, click on it.
  • Another way to find Passwords and Autofill options is by going to General Management. It is also in the settings.
  • Now, in the Passwords And Autofill option, you will see tools that allow you to save and store passwords.
  • By default, it should show Google and Samsung Pass for Samsung Mobile.
  • Some phones come with built-in saved passwords. If that is the case, you will see the list of Apps and Passwords saved for them.
  • You can select, edit, view, or delete them.

Now, if you get the Samsung Pass or Google option, follow the steps below. 

2. Samsung Pass For Deleting Password

Samsung Pass Interface for IDs and Passwords

If you see Samsung Pass in the Settings > General Management > Password and Autofill:

  • Click on the Wrench Icon (Settings) for it.
  • It will ask you to provide a Password. This is to ensure that you’re the authentic user. If you have Biometrics stored, then it might ask for fingerprints.
  • Once you are inside, you will see various categories. IDs and Passwords, Private Info, etc.
  • Yes, Samsung Pass is a collection of various personal details and credentials. You can add and remove more.
  • Now, just go ahead and select any App, ID, or other programs you want to delete the ID and password for.
  • You can view the password or delete it straight away.
  • Samsung Pass even stores information about various websites. So, you can change them, as well.

3. Deleting Passwords From Google On Android Phone 

Google Account manage passwords

Now, you can follow the above-given instructions in the first method to get to the Google option.

  • Once you are in the Password And Autofill section, you will see Google among the options.
  • Select it, but once you do, you will have to select the Account. The option to choose the Account will appear if you have more than one account.
  • Each Account will have different saved Passwords and IDs. Go ahead and access each of them to delete the ones you want to.
  • Remember that you will have to provide credentials, or biometrics, to access them. Even for deleting, editing, or viewing them, you will need to provide credentials.

4. Deleting Passwords From Google Chrome App On Android

saved passwords on Google Chrome browser with other settings

Usually, the third method will also work for the Google Chrome browser. Google uses cloud storage. So, anything you do on your ID transfers across all Google Products.

If you delete the password and ID directly from your Account settings, the browser should. That is if you’re using the same ID.

If you have a different ID or saved password on your browser on your Phone, use these instructions:

  • Open Google Chrome on your Android Phone.
  • Go to Settings. For that, click on the Chrome Menu Icon (the three dots) at the top-right corner. Next, select Settings from the list.
  • From the new window that opens up, select Passwords. Yes, it is directly available.
  • In the passwords, it will show you various options. You can tap the password to see it, Auto Sign-In, and other options. So, if you want to make changes to that, go ahead.
  • If not, then come to the password list, and you will see all the accounts.
  • Click on any of them. It allows you to copy them, views passwords, or even delete them. The delete option is at the top right corner.
  • So, go ahead and delete them.
  • There is also a Never Saved List. This list is for you to determine if you want to change settings for any of them. These are the websites Google will never Prompt you to save passwords for.

5. Deleting Passwords From Built-In Browser

modifying personal browsing data for built-in Android browser

A built-in browser is also the native browser of the phone. You could call it the Internet option on the phone. If you click on it, you will access an Android Phone’s browser.

Now, each browser has different settings, but we will take Samsung as a reference again:

  • Every Built-in browser has Internet options. It could be the three lines on the Samsung Browser, located at the bottom right corner.
  • Open the Menu and select Settings.
  • Next, find the Personal Browsing Data option.
  • In there, you will see the Delete Browsing Data option.
  • Below it should be the Autofill Form data option. You can choose to disable it.
  • Right below it should be the Usernames and Passwords option.
  • Click on that, and you will see other options to save, auto sign-in, and such.
  • You can also see the Saved passwords list. You can’t access it, so you can just long-press it.
  • Upon long-pressing the Saved password, you will select it. Delete All Option will appear at the bottom. Click on it. That will delete the passwords.

Remember that we took Samsung Browser as a Reference. Each Android could have a different native browser.

So, you might have a little change in the style of the format. Usually, the options are similar.

Conclusion 

Now, you can use this option to change Logins for Google Account, Tablet, or other options. If you Clear Browsing Data, it won’t delete the saved password. Now, if you use a third-party password manager, you will have to follow their instructions. We tried to cover it with the Samsung Pass option.

This was exclusively for the Android phone. But, let’s assume you have Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Chrome Passwords saved in the ID. You can delete them from your phone, as well. Whether it is Instagram, Facebook, or other websites.