Enable Password Saving for Apps/Sites in SmartLock Password Manager for Android

SmartLock password manager is now available in Android Lollipop and later versions. It allows you to save the passwords for various apps or sites to your Android device connected Google account. In one of the previous articles we showed you how you can prevent the passwords from being saved for specific apps or sites by adding them to the “never save” list in SmartLock password manager. But if you later decide to enable password saving for these ignored apps/sites, then you can just remove those items from the “never save” list. Here is how:

  1. Open the Google Settings in your Android phone. The shortcut to Google Settings can be found in the apps drawer where all other apps have their shortcuts too.
  2. On the Google Settings screen, you have to select SmartLock Passwords option given near the very lower end of the screen.Android SmartLock Password Manager
  3. Near the very bottom of the next screen, you will see a Never save list of apps or sites that you have added. Touch on any of these Never save list items that you want to remove from this list.
  4. You will be asked if you want to save passwords for the selected app or site. You can choose OK to enable password saving for these apps/sites.Android SmartLock Password Manager
  5. Repeat the steps for all the apps/sites for which you want to re-enable password saving through the SmartLock password manager.

Conclusion: You can re-enable password saving for apps or sites in SmartLock password manager for Android by removing them from the “Never save” list. The whole thing takes only a few seconds and you will be able to save passwords for such apps once again.