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How to sync your passwords with your Google account on Android

Why sync my passwords with my Google account?

Your account Google is transversal to all your activity on your phone Android. You use it to log into multiple services and it’s critical to the basic operation of the device. Therefore, it is a standard tool that has multiple uses. Synchronizing your passwords with it makes sense because it is always at hand and you only have to remember the password of your mail. If you are worried about your Privacy In this regard, keep in mind that you will be using, in essence, the same service as saving your passwords in Chrome. In fact, they are synchronized. The dangers and conditions are the same. You have to keep in mind that Google is already accessing most of your data as well, so it is the old privacy case against usabildiad. As a user, you should know where you want to put your limit.

How to sync my passwords on Android

To synchronize your passwords, you must access the Google settings. Depending on your version of Android or your phone, there will be two ways to access. The first is in its own icon in the app drawer. The second is within the General Settings, where there will be a section called Google.

Access using one of the two methods and look for an option called Smart Lock for passwords. Enter and you can set your preferences. In the upper area you can choose which account you want to use to synchronize the passwords. The most recommended thing, if you use Chrome, is to use it, since it will make it easier for you to have to fill in many of them again.

You can activate or desactivate the service with the first option, while the second offers you the opportunity to detect only if you have the account and log in automatically. The last option allows you to choose which apps to blacklist so they are never saved.

If you click on the three-point button in the upper area, you can access the section of Help, which explains some details. In the same window you can access the website from which to check how many passwords you have stored. If you ever want to disable the service Smart lockYou will simply have to go back to the same window and deactivate all the options.