How to Set a Password on Google Chrome

How to Set a Password on Google Chrome | How to Lock Google Chrome Browser With a Password

Each website you visit adds to your browsing history. Furthermore, you may have bookmarks and other private information that anyone with access to the browser can obtain. Some of you may have considered adding a password to Google Chrome, however, there is currently no such built-in feature.

The good news is that various extensions in the Chrome Webstore allow you to add password protection to Chrome. Here’s how to enable password protection in Google Chrome to safeguard your browsing history and other data.


Table of Contents

How to Enable Password Protection in Google Chrome
How Does LockPW Work?
Anytime, you can close the browser.
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Password Protect Google Chrome
As previously said, adding passwords in Chrome is only possible through a few extensions. Among all of those extensions, I choose the one that works effectively and receives regular updates. It’s called LockPW and it’s free in the Webstore.

How to Add a LockPW

Step 1: Go to the LockPW extensions page by clicking on this link. Alternatively, you may look for it in the Chrome Web Store.

Step 2: On the extension’s page, click the Add to Chrome button. After installing the extension, a new tab will appear with a page. Here you may learn how the extension works and how to prevent Chrome from utilizing it on the page. You can read it and then press the Next button.

Step 3: Clicking the next button will lead you to the Additional settings page. For the first time, you will notice a password entry box on the right side.

Step 4: As you can see, I have typed the password as well as the password hint. Finally, click Save, and the password protection will be activated. To disable the protection, click the power button, and it will be switched off.

Step 5: You can add extra settings like as Auto-lock, Logging, Hotkeys, and many more.

LockPW has more settings.
How Does LockPW Work?
The lock W extensions will begin to function once you have added the extension and set a password. When you launch the browser, it will now prompt you for your password before opening any page.

Anytime, you can close the browser.
If you’ve already configured the password, LockWP will prompt you for it at launch. However, if you wish to block the browser while using it, you may do so with a few easy keyboard actions. To lock the browser, simply hit CTRL + Shift + L on Windows or Command + Shift + L on Mac.

Last Words

It is much easier to lock Google Chrome than you might assume. All you have to do is install the LockPW extension on Chrome and set a password. When you open Chrome now, it will prompt you for your password. In Google Chrome, you can specify a password in this manner. I hope this was helpful. Bookmark our site for more Browser-related tips, tricks, and solutions.



In today’s tutorial, we will teach you how to set a password on Google Chrome. Open the Google Chrome browser. Go to the right top corner and click on three dots.

Choose “more tools’ and then ‘Extensions’. Click on ‘Get more extensions. We need to install ‘lockpw’ extension to set a password on Google Chrome. Type ‘lockpw’ in the search line. Click on ‘Add to Chrome. Confirm and click ‘Add extension’. Click ‘Next’.

As you can see there are some additional settings you can set up if you want. Set up the password you want to use. Click ‘save’.

Let’s check if it works. Close Chrome and then reopen it. You will see a pop-up with a password request. Put in your password and click on ‘Login’.

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