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    Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off

    Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off
    How to Turn On or Off to Store your Passwords for Websites in Internet Explorer 11 (IE11)
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    How to Turn On or Off to Store your Passwords for Websites in Internet Explorer 11 (IE11)


    information   Information
    When you visit a website that requires you to sign in to your account—like an email, banking, or shopping site—Internet Explorer will ask if you want your user name and password remembered. The next time you visit the site and start entering your user name, Internet Explorer will finish filling in your account info.

    This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off having Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) to store your passwords for websites in Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

    Note   Note

    • In Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1, this is applied to both the modern and desktop IE11.


    • If you're using a public PC, Internet Explorer will ask if you want to save passwords and user names. You might not want to save your personal sign–in info on public computers.


    • Your account info is encrypted and stored on your PC—it isn't shared between user accounts and other apps on the PC can't read the passwords. But, if you sign in to a different PC with your Microsoft account, you'll be able to sign in to sites with your saved account info in Internet Explorer because this "Web Browser" info is synced across devices.


    • When you save sign–in info for a site that shares a domain with an app you've downloaded from the Windows Store in Windows 8.1, Windows will sign in to that app automatically.

    Tip   Tip
    Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) in Windows 8.1 saves the passwords for websites in the Control Panel (icons view) -> Credential Manager as "Web Credentials" for your account only.


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    EXAMPLE: "Would you like to store your password for (website)?" prompt in IE11
    NOTE: This is the "Ask me before saving passwords" message prompting you answer Yes, Not for this site, or Ask me later.

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    (Modern IE11)
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    Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off OPTION ONE Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off
    Turn On or Off to Store your Passwords from Desktop IE11

    1. Do step 2 or 3 below for how you would like to open Internet Options.

    2. Open the Control Panel (icons view), click/tap on the Internet Options icon, and go to step 4 below.

    3. While in the desktop IE11, click/tap on the Tools Name:  tools.jpg
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    4. Click/tap on the Content tab, and click/tap on Settings under AutoComplete. (see screenshot below)

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    5. Do step 6, 7, or 8 below for what you would like to do. (see screenshot below)

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    6. To Turn On Store your Passwords for Websites and Ask in IE11
    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Check the User names and passwords on forms and Ask me before saving passwords boxes, click/tap on OK, and go to step 9 below. (see screenshot below step 5)

    7. To Turn On Store your Passwords for Websites and Don't Ask in IE11

    A) Check the User names and passwords on forms box.

    B) Uncheck the Ask me before saving passwords box, click/tap on OK, and go to step 9 below. (see screenshot below step 5)

    8. To Turn Off Store your Passwords for Websites in IE11

    A) Uncheck the User names and passwords on forms box, click/tap on OK, and go to step 9 below. (see screenshot below step 5)

    9. Click/tap on OK. (see screenshot below step 4)





    Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off OPTION TWO Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off
    Turn On or Off to Store your Passwords from Modern IE11

    NOTE: This option is only available in Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1.

    1. While on your Start screen, open the modern Internet Explorer 11.

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    2. Open the Charms bar while in modern IE11, and click/tap on Settings.

    3. Click/tap on Options in Settings. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Do step 5 or 6 below for what you would like to do.


    5. To Turn On Store your Passwords for Websites in IE11
    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Under Passwords, move the Offer to save passwords when I log into sites to the right to turn it on, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below step 7)
    NOTE: This is the same as checking the User names and passwords on forms box in OPTION ONE.

    6. To Turn Off Store your Passwords for Websites in IE11

    A) Under Passwords, move the Offer to save passwords when I log into sites to the left to turn it off, and go to step 7 below. (see screenshot below step 7)
    NOTE: This is the same as unchecking the User names and passwords on forms box in OPTION ONE.

    7. You can click/tap anywhere in IE11 to close Options.

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    Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off OPTION THREE Internet Explorer 11 Store your Passwords - Turn On or Off
    Turn On or Off to Store your Passwords in IE11 using a REG File

    1. Do step 2, 3, 4 below for what you would like to do.

    2. To Turn On Store your Passwords for Websites and Ask in IE11
    NOTE: This is the default setting.

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .reg file below.


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    3. To Turn On Store your Passwords for Websites and Don't Ask in IE11

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .reg file below.


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    4. To Turn Off Store your Passwords for Websites in IE11

    A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the .reg file below.


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    5. Save the .reg file to your desktop.

    6. Double click/tap on the downloaded .reg file to merge it.

    7. If prompted, click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC), Yes, and OK to approve the merge.

    8. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.




    That's it,
    Shawn


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    Windows 8.1


    The big question is how to manually add login info to the web credential manager as IE does not pick up the login on certain webpages. Have not been able to find a way to do this by searching the net.

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