How to Export Google Chrome Passwords to a File?

You can now backup or export saved credentials in Google Chrome by enabling a flags setting. Here is how to do that.

Open Google Chrome and type the following URL in the address bar.


Press Ctrl + F, and search for “Password import”

Or use the following URL to go to the password-import flags setting directly


Set the “Import and Export functionality in password settings” drop-down box to “Enabled”

Restart Google Chrome, open Settings, click “Show advanced settings”

Under “Passwords and Forms”, click “Manage Passwords”.

chrome import export passwords

To export the saved credentials, click the Export button. Note that passwords are written to a .CSV file in plain-text.

chrome import export passwords

To import passwords pre-populated in a CSV file, click Import

Type in your user account password and mention a file name to export the saved passwords.

chrome import export passwords

That’s it.

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1 thought on “How to Export Google Chrome Passwords to a File?”

  1. When will you understand? THERE IS NO chrome://flags/#password-import-export………. Only import… False instructions drive me crazy… what version are you using? Chrome from 2008? Here…in 2020….. THERE IS NO EXPORT OPTIONS…. stop telling us the same instructions that do not exist since 10 years…….


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