Lock Google Chrome with Password
Yes, you read absolutely correct. Google Chrome has an ability to set a password to prevent browsing in it by someone else. If you are using Windows, then you can easily lock Google Chrome with password protection.
You must be thinking that we are going to tell you the same method which shows to go on Chrome://flags and then locate enable-new-profile-management). I must tell you not because that method doesn’t work anymore in Google Chrome.
Setting up a password on Google Chrome can protect other peoples from accessing your browser. We will let you know about an extension which is available on the Chrome Web Store and easy to add to Chrome.
Note: To clarify, the given steps below are tested on Chrome version 83.0.4103.116 and works absolutely fine.
Set Password for your Chrome Browser
Here is how you can setup password for your Chrome browser:
Step 1. Follow below link and open it in your Chrome browser. Just Copy the URL link and paste it on the Chrome address bar then, hit Enter button from your keyboard.
Step 2. As a result, you will be redirected to Chrome web store at Set password for your browser (chrome lock) page.
- From the right side, click on Add to Chrome
- Then, click Add extension prompt
Step 3. Within a few seconds, adding extension process is completed and a set password screen will be prompted on you Chrome. There will be a message as below:
Please set your password for first time. TIP: keep password simple may be two letters
Now you can set your own password for the first time. The password should be alphanumeric, alphabetic or numeric. Although, it says to keep your password for two letters, but you can use more than two letters, numbers, etc.
Once you have created your password, click OK button to save it and close the Chrome browser.
So, this is how you can easily lock Google Chrome with password protection.
Step 4. Finally, it’s time to check out. Open or launch Chrome browser.
Now the moment Chrome browser is launched, it will ask user to enter the pass code which is the password that you have created.
Enter the current password and click OK to continue using the Chrome browser.
- Enter password as it was created that mean password is case sensitive
- You can access or use Chrome, only if you provide the correct password
- If you enter the wrong password, Chrome browser will close automatically