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Google Password Manager starts offering on-device encryption on Android, iOS, and Chrome

June 21, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

The technology industry (Apple, Google, Microsoft) ultimately wants to get rid of passwords with passkeys. Until then, the Google Password Manager is starting to offer on-device encryption so that “only you can see your passwords.”

Today, the Google Password Manager — found at and inside Chrome — offers “standard password encryption” where:

The encryption key, used to access your passwords, is safely stored in your Google Account. Google then uses this key to access (decrypt) your passwords.

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