Make Google Chrome stop asking you to save passwords (in Windows and Android)

Google Chrome offers to help manage your passwords in Windows, as well as on your Android smartphone or tablet. If you want this, it is a nice feature that can help you manage your passwords. If you do not want Google Chrome to save your passwords, it is annoying to have the recurring offer pop up every time you authenticate on a web page. If you want to get rid of this behavior on your Windows PC or on your Android devices, read this tutorial:

NOTE: The first method applies to Google Chrome for Windows. Skip to the second method for Google Chrome on Android.

How to stop Google Chrome from asking you to save passwords in Windows

By default, Google Chrome offers to save your passwords. It prompts you every time you enter a password on a web page that asks for authentication and you hit ENTER or the login button. In the pop window, you can answer Never to the question "Save password?".

Google Chrome asking to save passwords in Windows

This answer applies only to the current website where you are logging in. Google Chrome will no longer bother you with the question "Save password?", but only on the current website. The question continues to appear when you log in to other websites.

To stop Google Chrome from asking the question "Save password?" on all websites, you need to turn this feature off, in the browser's Settings. Open the "Customize and control Google Chrome" menu by clicking or tapping the three dots from the top-right corner of Google Chrome. In the menu, go to Settings.

Open Google Chrome settings in Windows

In the Settings, the Passwords options are towards the top. Click or tap Passwords.

Access Passwords in Google Chrome settings

The Passwords settings display a toggle switch called "Offer to save passwords." Click or tap on the toggle switch to set it to Off. Once it turns grey, the password saving feature is disabled.

Turn off the offer to save passwords in Google Chrome

How to stop Google Chrome from asking you to save passwords on an Android smartphone or tablet

Just as in Windows, on an Android device, Google Chrome offers by default to save your passwords. Each time you authenticate on a web page, it prompts you to save your credentials.

If you do not want that, in the notification that is shown, answer Never to the question "Save password?".

Google Chrome asking to save passwords in Android

This answer applies only to the current web page. Google Chrome will not bother you any more with the question "Save password?", but only when you come back and log in to the same website. The question continues to appear when you log in on other websites.

To stop Google Chrome from asking the question "Save password?" on all websites, you need to turn this feature off, in the browser's Settings. Start by pressing the three dots from the top-right corner of the browser.

Tap the three dots from the top-right corner of Google Chrome

In the menu, tap Settings (you may need to scroll down until you reach this option).

Open Google Chrome settings on Android

On the Settings page that shows up, tap Passwords.

Access the settings related to passwords, in Google Chrome for Android

On the Passwords page, there is a toggle switch at the top. If the Save passwords feature is activated, the toggle switch is blue and you should see a text that says On displayed under it.

Save passwords in Google Chrome for Android

Tap the toggle switch to set it Off. It turns grey to show that the password saving offer is disabled.

Turn off save passwords in Google Chrome for Android

From now on Google Chrome for Android no longer bothers you with offers to save the passwords that you enter to log into different websites.

Why do you want to stop Google Chrome from asking you to save your passwords?

There are many reasons why you may want to stop Google Chrome from asking to save your passwords. You may not want to trust Google with your passwords, or you may use a professional password manager like LastPass. Before closing this tutorial, tell us your reason for stopping Google Chrome from asking you to save passwords. Comment below and let's discuss.