Get your bookmarks, passwords and more on all your devices

When you sign in to Chrome, you can save info in your Google Account. You can then use your info on all your devices where you’re signed in with the same account.

When you sign in to Chrome, on all your devices, you can find your info like:

  • Bookmarks
  • Reading list
  • Passwords
  • Payment info
  • Addresses, phone numbers and more
  • Settings and preferences

To sync your tabs and browsing history to your Google Account:

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. At the top, tap the name of your account.
  4. Turn on History and Tabs.

Choose what info is saved in your Google Account

When you sign in to Chrome and save new info like a bookmark, it’s saved in your Google Account. You can always change what info is saved to your account.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. At the top, tap the name of your account.
  4. Choose what to save in your Google Account.
Use your Chrome history to personalize Google

By default, Chrome history that's saved to your Google Account is also added to Web & App Activity. Your activity may be used to personalize your experience on other Google products, like Search or ads. For example, you may find a news story recommended in your feed based on your Chrome history.

You can always control your Web & App Activity in your Google Account. Learn how to find and control your Web & App Activity.

If you don't want to personalize your Google products, you can still use Google's cloud to store your Chrome data without letting Google read your Chrome history. Learn more about keeping your info private.

Save existing info in your account

When you’re signed out of Chrome, bookmarks and other info are saved only on your device but not in your Google Account. To get this info on all your devices, you can save it in your account.

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, sign in to Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. Tap your name.
  4. Tap Save in Account.
  5. Choose what info to save in your account.
  6. Tap Save in Account.

Keep your info private with a passphrase

With a passphrase, you can use Google's cloud to store your Chrome data without letting Google read it. Your payment methods and addresses from Google Pay aren't encrypted by a passphrase.

Passphrases are optional. To reduce the risk of a data breach, your synced data is always protected by industry-leading encryption.

Create your own passphrase

When you have a passphrase:

  • You'll need your passphrase whenever you sign in to Chrome with your Google Account on a new device.
  • You'll need to enter your new passphrase on your devices where you’re already signed in.
  • Your feed won’t show suggestions based on sites you browse in Chrome.
  • You can't check your saved passwords on passwords.google.com or use Smart Lock for Passwords.
  • All your history won't be saved to your Google Account. Only web addresses that you type in Chrome's address bar will be saved.

Create a passphrase

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. With your Google Account, sign in to Chrome.
  3. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  4. At the top, tap the name of your account.
  5. At the bottom, tap Encryption.
  6. Choose Encrypt saved data with your own passphrase.
  7. Enter and confirm a passphrase.
  8. Tap Submit.
Change or remove your passphrase

Important: To keep using your passwords in Chrome after you reset your passphrase, you can export the passwords before you reset and import them again.

When you change your passphrase, the data encrypted by your passphrase is deleted from Google’s servers and you’re signed out from all your devices where you’re signed in. Your payment methods from Google Pay and your addresses aren't encrypted by a passphrase, so they won’t be deleted.

Your passwords and other info will be deleted from your Google Account and your device.

Step 1: Remove the passphrase

  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Go to the Google Dashboard.
  3. At the bottom, tap Clear data and then Clear.
  4. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  5. Tap Sign in to Chrome.

Tip: You can resume saving data in your Google Account, but you'll no longer have a passphrase.

Step 2: Make a new passphrase (optional)

  1. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  2. At the top, tap the name of your account.
  3. At the bottom, tap Encryption.
  4. Choose Encrypt saved data with your own passphrase.
  5. Enter and confirm a passphrase.
  6. Tap Submit.

Find your Chrome info on all your devices

After you sign in to Chrome with your Google Account, you can:

  • Save info to that account.
  • Access info on all your devices where you’re signed in with the same account.
Find & manage your bookmarks
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Bookmarks Bookmark this page.
Find sites you've visited before
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then History .

If you use a passphrase, you'll only find sites you visited on other devices if you typed their web addresses into the address bar. Learn more about passphrases.

Find open tabs on other devices
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More.
  3. Scroll to the right.
  4. Tap Recent tabs .
Find your saved passwords
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Password Manager Passwords.
  3. Under "Saved passwords," you'll find all your passwords.
Find your saved addresses & credit cards
  1. On your iPhone or iPad, open Chrome Chrome.
  2. Tap More More and then Settings Settings.
  3. Tap Autofill forms.
  4. Turn on Autofill forms.

Learn more about filling out forms automatically.

Changes to your settings will update on all your devices.

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