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Export Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge Chromium to CSV File

How to Export Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge Chromium to a CSV File

Each time you enter some credentials for a website, Microsoft Edge asks you to save them.  If you accept the offer, the next time you open the same web site, your browser will auto-fill the saved credentials. If you are signed in to Edge with your Microsoft account, you can use your passwords on various devices like PCs, tablets and laptops, as they will be synced.

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Microsoft Edge is now a Chromium-based browser with a number of exclusive features like Read Aloud and services tied to Microsoft instead of Google. The browser has already received a few updates, with support for ARM64 devices in Edge Stable 80. Also, Microsoft Edge is still supporting a number of aging Windows versions, including Windows 7, which has recently reached its end of support. Check out Windows Versions Supported by Microsoft Edge Chromium and Edge Chromium latest roadmap. Finally, interested users can download MSI installers for deployment and customization.

Pre-release Edge versions

For pre-release versions, Microsoft is currently using three channels to deliver updates to Edge Insiders. The Canary channel receives updates daily (except Saturday and Sunday), the Dev channel is getting updates weekly, and the Beta channel is updated every 6 weeks. Microsoft is going to support Edge Chromium on Windows 7, 8.1 and 10, alongside macOS, Linux (coming in the future) and mobile apps on iOS and Android. Windows 7 users will receive updates until July 15, 2021.

Password saving

When you visit a website that requires you to sign in with a user name, email and password, the Microsoft Edge will display a prompt to remember your user name and password. The next time you open this website, the browser will auto-fill in your credentials. This feature is enabled by default.

Edge allows exporting saved passwords to a CSV file with ease. After that, you can open them in a text editor, or in Microsoft Excel, LibreOffice Calc, and other similar apps.

In a CSV file, your passwords are stored as a plain text. Don't share it to anyone.

To Export Saved Passwords in Microsoft Edge Chromium to a CSV File,

  1. Open Microsoft Edge.
  2. Click on the Settings button (Alt + F) and select Settings from the menu.Microsoft Edge Chromium Settings Menu Item
  3. On the left, click on Profiles. On the right side, click on Passwords.Edge Passwords Link In Settings Profiles
  4. On the next page, go to the Saved passwords section. Click on the menu button with 3 dots to the right of the Save passwords bold text.
  5. Select Export passwords from the menu.Edge Export Saved Passwords
  6. In the next dialog, click on Export passwords to confirm.Edge Export Saved Passwords Confirmation Dialog
  7. You will be prompted by Windows Security to enter your password/PIN/anything else you use to sign-in to Windows 10. Enter the required data.Edge Export Saved Passwords Windows Security Prompt
  8. Now, browse for the folder and specify the file name to store your saved passwords in.Edge Export Saved Passwords To CSV File
  9. Click on the Save button.

You are done! You can open the CSV file with your favorite text editor, or with a table processor app of your choice. There is a great chance that it is already handles the CSV file extension.

Actual Edge Versions


Download Microsoft Edge

You can download pre-release Edge version for Insiders from here:

Download Microsoft Edge Insider Preview

The stable version of the browser is available on the following page:

Download Microsoft Edge Stable


Note: Microsoft has started delivering Microsoft Edge to users of Windows via Windows Update. The update is provisioned for users of Windows 10 version 1803 and above, and replaces the classic Edge app once installed. The browser, when delivered with KB4559309, makes it impossible to uninstall it from Settings. Check out the following workaround: Uninstall Microsoft Edge If Uninstall Button is Grayed Out.

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Author: Sergey Tkachenko

Sergey Tkachenko is a software developer who started Winaero back in 2011. On this blog, Sergey is writing about everything connected to Microsoft, Windows and popular software. Follow him on Telegram, Twitter, and YouTube.

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