Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Remove Stored Password on your Web Browser

You might think it’s convenient to save your email password on your computer so you’re only one click away from signing on to your email account. But if you stored your password in any easily accessible place, anyone who has access to your machine can sign on to the email service with your Username.
Use any of the methods below to remove your stored AOL password and better secure your account:
Select the appropriate browser below to view the instructions.

Internet Explorer 7
  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click Tools and then click Internet Options.
  3. In the General tab, under Browsing history, click the Delete button.
  4. In the Delete Browsing History window, click Delete Passwords and then click Close.
  5. Click OK.


  1. Launch Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Click Tools in the menu bar and then click Options.
  3. In the Options window, click the Security icon.
  4. Click Saved Passwords.
  5. By default, Firefox displays only the name of the website and the Username. To display the associated password for each website and Username, click Show Passwords. When you confirm, the passwords are displayed.
  6. To remove the AOL password, select it and click Remove.


  1. Launch Google Chrome.
  2. Click the Tools menu in the upper-right corner and select Options.
  3. Click the Personal Stuff tab.
  4. In the Passwords section, click Show saved passwords.
  5. From the list, select the AOL website and click Remove to clear the AOL Username and password.


  1. Launch Safari for Mac.
  2. Click Safari in the menu bar and then click Reset Safari.
  3. In the Reset Safari screen, select the Remove saved names and passwords check box.
  4. Click Reset.

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