How to export passwords from Chrome, Edge and Firefox

Learn how to export passwords from Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox with this step-by-step tutorial.

Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click on the menu button in the top right corner of your web browser. The menu button consists of three vertically aligned dots (⋮).

Google Chrome menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Open Google Chrome settings

4. Go to the Autofill section.

5. In the Autofill section, you click on Passwords.

Google Chrome passwords

6. Click next to Saved passwords on the ⋮ (three vertically aligned dots).

Google Chrome Saved passwords option button

7. Click on Export passwords.

Google Chrome Export passwords option

A confirmation window will appear.

8. Click on the Export passwords button.

It will ask you to authenticate your system user account before it can continue.

9. Type the password or username and password you use to log into your computer.

10. Click on the OK button.

Windows Security window

A “Save as” window will appear.

11. Within this window, you select a location on your computer where you want to save the CSV file. Google Chrome exports passwords to a CSV file.

12. Click on the Save button.

Google Chrome Save as window

Google Chrome will now export your passwords to a CSV file.

Now you will be able to view your passwords in a spreadsheet program or import them to another web browser or password manager that supports importing the CSV files.

Warning: The exported CSV file will not be encrypted, and therefore your passwords will be visible to anyone who can view this file. So, do not upload online, email, or share the exported file. You should delete this file as soon as possible, or encrypt it, or at least store it in a secure location.

Microsoft Edge

1. Open Microsoft Edge.

2. Click on the menu button in the top right corner of your web browser. The menu button consists of three horizontally aligned dots (⋯).

Microsoft Edge menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Open Microsoft Edge settings

4. Make sure you're in the Profiles section.

5. In the Profiles section, you click on Passwords.

Microsoft Edge passwords

6. Click next to Saved passwords on the ⋯ (three horizontally aligned dots).

7. Click on Export passwords.

Microsoft Edge Export passwords option

A confirmation window will appear.

8. Click on the Export passwords button.

It will ask you to authenticate your system user account before it can continue.

9. Type the password or username and password you use to log into your computer.

10. Click on the OK button.

Windows Security window

A “Save as” window will appear.

11. Within this window, you select a location on your computer where you want to save the CSV file. Microsoft Edge exports passwords to a CSV file.

12. Click on the Save button.

Microsoft Edge Save as window

Microsoft Edge will now export your passwords to a CSV file.

Now you will be able to view your passwords in a spreadsheet program or import them to another web browser or password manager that supports importing the CSV files.

Warning: The exported CSV file will not be encrypted, and therefore your passwords will be visible to anyone who can view this file. So, do not upload online, email, or share the exported file. You should delete this file as soon as possible, or encrypt it, or at least store it in a secure location.

Firefox

1. Open Firefox.

2. Click on the menu button in the top right corner of your web browser. The menu button consists of three horizontal lines (≡).

Firefox menu button

3. Click on Logins and Passwords.

Open Firefox Logins and Passwords

Alternatively, you can also click on the profile icon located in the top right corner, and then click on Logins and Passwords.

Open Firefox Logins and Passwords

4. Click on the ⋯ (three horizontally aligned dots) located in the top right corner.

5. Click on Export Logins.

Firefox Export logins option

A warning message will appear.

6. Click on the Export button to continue.

It will ask you to authenticate your system user account before it can continue.

7. Type the password or username and password you use to log into your computer.

8. Click on the OK button.

Windows Security window

A “Export Logins File” window will appear.

9. Within this window, you select a location on your computer where you want to save the CSV file. Firefox exports passwords to a CSV file.

10. Click on the Save button.

Mozilla Firefox Export Logins File window

Mozilla Firefox will now export your passwords to a CSV file.

Now you will be able to view your passwords in a spreadsheet program or import them to another web browser or password manager that supports importing the CSV files.

Warning: The exported CSV file will not be encrypted, and therefore your passwords will be visible to anyone who can view this file. So, do not upload online, email, or share the exported file. You should delete this file as soon as possible, or encrypt it, or at least store it in a secure location.