How to export saved passwords on Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has an option to export saved passwords, and here's how to use it.

Microsoft Edge export passwords
Microsoft Edge export passwords

Microsoft Edge can save passwords for websites and services (such as email, social media, bank, etc.) you frequently visit, so the next time, you don’t have provide the credentials again for a faster sign in experience.

If you’re setting up a password manager, or you’re switching to a new web browser, the Chromium version of Microsoft Edge also includes an option to export your saved passwords to CSV file that you can then import into another application or download for safekeeping.

In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to export all your passwords with their respective account information saved on Microsoft Edge on Windows 10. (You can also perform the same task on Google Chrome.)

How to export passwords on Microsoft Edge

To export saved password from Edge, use these steps:

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.

  2. Click the Settings and More (three-dotted) button on the top-right corner.

  3. Click on Settings.

  4. Click on Profiles.

  5. Under the “Your profile” section, click the Passwords option.

    Microsoft Edge profiles settings with passwords option
    Microsoft Edge profiles settings with passwords option
  6. Click the More actions (three-dotted) button next to “Saved passwords” and select the Export passwords option.

    MIcrosoft Edge export passwords option
    MIcrosoft Edge export passwords option
  7. Click the Export Passwords button.

    Export password warning
    Export password warning
  8. Confirm your account password.

  9. Select a folder to save the .csv file containing your passwords.

  10. Click the Save button.

Once you complete the steps, you’ll end up with a .csv file with all your saved Microsoft Edge passwords, which you can open using Excel or import to any password manager that supports the .csv file format.

When you export your passwords, anyone with access to your device can open and view this information, as such it’s important to save the file in a secure location.

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Mauro Huculak is a Windows How-To Expert who started Pureinfotech in 2010 as an independent online publication. He has also been a Windows Central contributor for nearly a decade. Mauro has over 14 years of experience writing comprehensive guides and creating professional videos about Windows and software, including Android and Linux. Before becoming a technology writer, he was an IT administrator for seven years. In total, Mauro has over 20 years of combined experience in technology. Throughout his career, he achieved different professional certifications from Microsoft (MSCA), Cisco (CCNP), VMware (VCP), and CompTIA (A+ and Network+), and he has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for many years. You can follow him on X (Twitter), YouTube, LinkedIn and Email him at [email protected].