Google Chrome 8 Officially Gets Password Sync
By on October 27th, 2010

dev channel has been updated to version 8.0.552.18. The latest version on the dev channel has officially got a long requested feature to sync passwords to the cloud.

Google Chrome 8 Password Sync

If you visit your sync options, you will now see an option which will allow you to sync your passwords to your Google account. This is definitely something I have been waiting for a long time and will make my life easier when it comes to switching between multiple computers.

Chrome 8.0.552.18 has been updated for Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. You can see this feature by visiting Options -> Personal Stuff. If you want to add an extra layer of security to your data, you might want to encrypt it using the "Encryption" tab in the Sync window. This will ensure that your data can only be synced if you enter the encryption key.

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  • http://www.google.com/profiles/clif.notes Clif Sipe

    That’s good news. I will have to consider whether to continue using LastPass now. I guess the only real advantage to continuing with it is that it will sync between Chrome and Firefox as well. Since I typically use the LastPass bookmarklet, I can retrieve passwords from any browser.

 
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