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How to Check for Compromised Passwords in Chrome for Android

Well, Google Chrome is right now the most popular web browser available for Windows, Android, and iOS. The web browser is now used by millions of users to surf the internet. Recently, Google Chrome introduced a few security features like password check, Safe browsing, etc.

Now we have spotted another best security feature on Chrome for Android. The new feature tells you whether your saved password has been leaked anywhere or stolen. As of now, the password check feature is available for the Windows & Android version of the Chrome web browser.

We have already shared an article on how to use Chrome’s password checkup feature on Windows. And today, we are going to share the same thing for Android. So, in this article, we are going to share a detailed guide on how to enable the ‘Safety Check’ or Password check feature on Chrome for Android. Let’s check out.

Check for Compromised Passwords in Chrome for Android

The safety check feature is hidden under Chrome’s flag settings. We need to enable two flags to use the new feature. Follow the steps carefully.

Step 1. First of all, head to the Google Play Store and update the Google Chrome browser.

update the Google Chrome browser

Step 2. Now launch Google Chrome browser on your Android device.

launch Google Chrome browser

Step 3. Now on the URL bar, enter the address chrome://flags.

enter the address chrome://flags

Step 4. This will open the Flags page. On the Flags, search for ‘Bulk Password’. Select ‘Enable’ for the ‘Bulk Password Check’ flag.

Enable the 'Bulk Password Check' flag

Step 5. Once done, search for the ‘Safety Check’ on the Chrome flags page. Select ‘Enable’ for the ‘Safety Check on Android‘ flag.

Enable the 'Safety Check on Android' flag

Step 6. Once done, tap on the ‘Relaunch’ button to restart the web browser.

tap on the 'Relaunch' button

Step 7. After the restart, open Chrome settings. You will find a new ‘Safety Check’ option on the Settings.

new 'Safety Check' option on the Settings

Step 8. Tap on the Safety check button, and you will find three new options – Updates, Passwords, and Safe Browsing.

Three new safety check options

Step 9. To check for the compromised password, tap on the ‘Check now’ button.

tap on the 'Check now' button

That’s it! You are done. If Chrome for Android finds any compromised password, it will show you the password. Simply, change the compromised password.

So, that’s all from us for today! This is how you can check for compromised passwords on Chrome for Android. I hope this article helped you! Please share it with your friends also.

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