How to import passwords into Chrome, Edge and Firefox

Learn how to import passwords into Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox on a PC with this step-by-step tutorial.

Google Chrome

Note: Passwords for the same websites will be overwritten. So, for example, if you have the password for your Facebook account stored in Microsoft Edge and you import the password into Google Chrome, the Facebook password from Microsoft Edge will overwrite the Facebook password already stored in Google Chrome.

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Google Chrome menu button

3. Click on Google Password Manager.

Open Google Password Manager in Chrome

4. Click on Settings.

Google Password Manager settings

5. Click on the Select file button next to Import passwords.

Select file button

6. A small window will appear and within this window, you go to the CSV file that contains your passwords.

7. Select the CSV file.

8. Click on Open.

Import passwords into Google Chrome

Google Chrome will now import your passwords.

Microsoft Edge

Note: Passwords for the same websites will be overwritten. So, for example, if you have the password for your Facebook account stored in Google Chrome and you import the password into Microsoft Edge, the Facebook password from Google Chrome will overwrite the Facebook password already stored in Microsoft Edge.

1. Open Microsoft Edge.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Microsoft Edge menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Microsoft Edge settings

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

Microsoft Edge Profile section

5. Under your profile, you click on Passwords.

Microsoft Edge passwords

6. Go to the saved passwords section.

7. Click on the icon located next to the Add password button.

Import passwords option in Edge

8. Click on Import passwords.

Import passwords option in Edge

9. A small window will appear and in this window, you click on the selection menu button.

10. Select a source (e.g., CSV file, Google Chrome, Firefox).

Import browser data window in Edge

11. If you've selected another web browser (e.g., Firefox), you click on the Import button. Note: If you have multiple profiles in your web browser, select the profile from which you want to import the passwords.

Import button

Microsoft Edge will now import your passwords from another web browser.

If you've selected the Passwords CSV file option, you click on Choose file.

Choose file button

6. A small window will appear and within this window, you go to the CSV file that contains your passwords.

7. Select the CSV file.

8. Click on Open.

Import passwords into Edge

Microsoft Edge will now import your passwords from the CSV file.

Firefox

Note: Passwords for the same websites will be overwritten. So, for example, if you have the password for your Facebook account stored in Microsoft Edge and you import the password into Firefox, the Facebook password from Microsoft Edge will overwrite the Facebook password already stored in Firefox.

1. Open Firefox.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Firefox menu button

3. Click on Passwords.

Firefox passwords

4. Click on the icon located in the top right corner.

5. Click on Import from Another Browser.

Import from Another Browser option in Firefox

6. A small window will appear and in this window, you click on the selection menu button.

7. Select a source (e.g., Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge).

8. Click on Import selected data and make sure the Saved logins and passwords option is checked.

9. Click on the Import button.

Import passwords into Firefox

Firefox will now import your passwords.