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How to Remove Saved Passwords on Mac

By Shirley | Lasted Updated 2018-12-14 01:54:14

It is sometimes very convenient and glad to be asked whether to save the password when surfing on the Internet on Mac.

If yes, perhaps greatly helpful for you who forgets your passwords at times to save passwords with one click. If no, nothing changes and you need to key your passwords next time. Indeed, in daily life, as online businesses strengthen, you inevitably set various and increasing passwords to protect and guarantee your security.

You may just set a simple 6-digit number for a debit card password while the passwords are much more complex for Facebook or Gmail accounts, like 123Abc or 123AAbb!.

To a certain extent, there is no doubt that most of you are likely to save the passwords in browsers when surfing because so many passwords are too confusing and difficult to be always kept in mind.

However, when the passwords work as their functions of guaranteeing your safety, they leak your privacy out at the same time as you choose to save them in browsers. Therefore, this article is to talk about how to remove saved passwords on Mac to make sure your privacy and security.

Steps to See Your Saved Passwords

Before removing saved passwords, you can see your saved passwords on your Mac with the following steps:

Step 1. Launch Safari on your Mac.

Step 2. Choose these options in the menu: Preference> Passwords> AutoFill.

Step 3. Then, Hit Edit next to the User names and passwords.

Step 4. Enter your admin password to process.

Step 5. Later, a pop-up window will occur with websites and your saved passwords.

Note: If there is a yellow angle with “!” inside, it means that you use the same password on other websites. You are better to set different passwords for your accounts.

Remove Saved Passwords in Safari

Safari is frequently used in iOS devices, therefore, your saved passwords on Mac are more likely to be saved in Safari browser. Steps to delete your saved passwords in Safari are quite simple.

Step 1. Launch Safari on your Mac.

Step 2. Choose these options in the menu: Preference> Passwords and then enter your admin password if necessary.

Step 3. Then, select the saved passwords you want to erase.

Step 4. Finally, confirm on Remove button at the right bottom in the window.
Saved Passwords Mac Safari

Remove Saved Passwords in Chrome

If your passwords are saved in Google Chrome, you can remove your saved passwords by following these steps:

Step 1. Launch Google Chrome on your Mac.

Step 2. Choose Settings by clicking the menu list shown with three vertical dots on the top-right corner.

Step 3. Open Manage passwords in the path: Advanced> Passwords and forms> Manage passwords.

Step 4. Hit the icon shown with three dots next to the password to open the drop-down menu list and select Remove to remove your saved passwords.

Here are steps to remove saved passwords on Mac in Chrome browser. Go reading and see steps to erase your saved passwords in Firebox in the next part.

Remove Saved Passwords in Firebox

The steps to remove saved passwords in Firebox are rather similar to those of removing in Google Chrome:

Step 1. To begin with, launch Firebox on your Mac.

Step 2. Choose Settings by clicking the menu list shown with three vertical dots on the top-right corner.

Step 3. Then, continue to the Security & privacy.

Step 4. Click Saved passwords.

Step 5. There would be a pop-up window turning up. Now you can remove and erase the saved passwords on your Mac in Firebox.

Remove Saved Passwords with iMyMac

The former three ways to remove your saved passwords are based on the settings in individual browsers. If you have records of your passwords in several browsers, you are better to use a useful third-party software to erase your saved passwords. iMyMac - Browser Cleanup is a good choice for you. This tool supports to clear history information in Chrome, IE, Firebox, Safari, Opera and other browsers. iMyMac - Browser Cleanup excels in cleaning up junk files, clearing Cache, eliminating deceleration reasons to protect your confidential data.

iMyMac - Browser Cleanup has FOUR major competitive and advantageous points:

  1. Easy use. iMyMac - Browser Cleanup provides you with a simple guideline to operate on your Mac with several clicks even though you are a new hand on Mac.
  2. Fast trial. The tool can quickly scan your Mac and then complete your instructions with one-click clear option.
  3. Free trial. You have access to download the tool and clean 500 MB data without pay.
  4. You are available to selectively clear tracks on your Mac with this iMyMac - Browser Cleanup tool.

Now, let us see how to remove saved passwords on Mac with the help of iMyMac - Browser Cleanup.

Step 1. Download iMyMac Cleaner

First of all, you are supposed to download iMyMac Cleaner from iMyMac official website or click the button below.

Step 2. Launch iMyMac

Then, run iMyMac on your Mac.
Mac Cleaner Main

Step 3. Choose Browser Cleanup

In the left column, choose Browser Cleanup and press the Scan button.
Browser Cleanup

Step 4. Preview and Select Data

After you pressed Scan button just now, iMyMac begins to scan browsers and data in browsers on your Mac. Perhaps several-minute scanning process later, you can preview the data on your Mac and tick the data you want to delete. Or you can directly tick Select All to remove saved passwords or other cookies and histories.
Select Browser History

Step 5. Clean Data You Select

Tap the Clean button to remove the data and saved passwords you selected in the last step.
Clean Browser History


As real life is gradually materialized and visualized in cyberspace, we will live along with passwords in a long time. When we enjoy the protection from passwords we set, meanwhile, we have to learn about how to remove saved passwords on Mac, which is necessary.

Master the four methods above, you can successfully remove saved passwords on Mac. At last, if any questions, please feel at ease to contact us.

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