How to pass passwords from Chrome to Edge on your Windows 11 PC?

Most internet browsers have the option to import and export data, in order to synchronize all information stored in various browsers. In other words, you can save passwords, history, and autocomplete data in Google Chrome and then view the saved passwords in Edge.

It is very common that you need to log in with your email in the browser to be able to pass passwords from Chrome to Edge, since the data of your profile is the one that is exported. That is, the information is stored in your email and this is sent to the other browser.

An important fact is that you can carry out this process even from your mobile device. You will notice that you have the option to export data when using Google Chrome desktop view, then those downloaded data can be sent to any device by email in order to synchronize them with the browser of your choice.

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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having your passwords from Chrome to Edge?

Most of the people have learned how important it is to save passwords, whether noted in a notebook, a blog, or even a digital note on your computer or cell phone. But the advantages of having your passwords in Chrome or Edge are immeasurable. That is to say, huge, among them we have:

  • They are never lost since you can always recover them even you do not need to memorize them.
  • They are stored on a cloud server, which allows them to be synchronized or viewed from any device.
  • Greater convenience since they are written automatically if you keep them in the cache.
  • Greater security since in case of theft you can close the session from another device.

You should know that in the disadvantages We cannot find anything concrete, the only thing is that these browsers consume a large amount of RAM, even with each update more weight is added, which causes the available space to decrease.

You should log in to your Google Chrome browser with your email To be able to use the export of passwords, it is also recommended to maintain a stable connection to the internet, although this is optional, you should know that the use of data allows exporting the last synchronized ones.

It also happens with the browser that will import the passwords. That is, you must log in with the same email and synchronize the data, or import the downloaded ones.

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What are the steps to send your Chrome passwords to Microsoft Edge?

You should know that in the process your passwords saved in Google Chrome will not be deleted, on the contrary now you will have a copia in Microsoft Edge Browser. The steps to submit your passwords are as follows:

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner to display the options.
  3. Go to ‘Settings’.
  4. In the ‘Profiles’ section click on ‘Import browser data’.
  5. The ‘Import browser data now’ bar is displayed, in which you must click on ‘Choose what you want to import’.
  6. In the ‘Import browser data’ window you must choose the Google Chrome browser to import data.
  7. Check the ‘Saved passwords’ box and others if it is your preference.
  8. Click on ‘Import’ and you’re done.

Why doesn’t Chrome allow you to export your PC passwords and how to fix it?

Remember you must sign in to google chrome so that your passwords are saved and you can export them otherwise it will not be possible. Also to solve problems related to passwords and data export, you just need to update Google Chrome to the latest version.

Also to reinstall the browser all kinds of problems are solved, since if you have logged into Google Chrome and still cannot export passwords. When you reinstall the application you will notice that this error will be solved immediately.

When you export your passwords from Google Chrome to Microsoft Edge you have the option to pass the rest of your information. Even if you have logged into several profiles, you can choose the one you prefer or repeat the process several times, in order to have all the passwords, in Microsoft Edge. For example:

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Bookmarks and automatic login

When you pass the passwords from Google Chrome to Edge you will notice that the boxes to choose what you want to import are all active. If you only want the passwords, you must deactivate the other boxes, otherwise it will not be necessary for you to do so. Find out how to do it as follows:

  1. Open your Microsoft Edge browser.
  2. Click on the 3 dots in the upper right corner to display the options.
  3. Go to ‘Settings’.
  4. In the ‘Profiles’ section click on ‘Import browser data’.
  5. The ‘Import browser data now’ bar is displayed, in which you must click on ‘Choose what you want to import’.
  6. In the ‘Import browser data’ window you must choose the Google Chrome browser to import data.
  7. You leave all the boxes checked.
  8. Click on ‘Import’ and you’re done.

Once the procedure is finished you will observe that you will have all the markers you had in Google Chrome, you will even immediately notice the autocomplete data used on the pages. That is, the users and passwords, so you can log in automatically.

If you have any problem to pass passwords from Chrome to Edge on your Windows 11 PC, do not hesitate to consult technical support in order to solve any type of error related to the storage of Web browsers.