How to import your passwords to Chrome and the Google Password Manager

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If you’re unhappy with your current password manager and have decided to make a move, you may be tempted to simply go with the password manager that comes with your browser or operating system. It’s certainly an easy solution and a reasonable one, depending on your point of view. Until recently, third-party password managers were known to be more secure, but Apple and Google have been working to make their built-in password managers more secure, while Microsoft has not only got one as part of its Edge browser but has added one to its authenticator app.

One way, however, that these built-in password managers haven’t stood up to their independent competitors is how tricky it was to get preexisting passwords into their systems. That,…

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