The Credential Manager in Windows 11/10 is used for storing sign-in information for websites, apps, and network services. his guide will walk you through the necessary steps required to add or remove Usernames and Passwords from the Credentials Manager.
Add or remove Usernames & Passwords from Credential Manager
To manage, add or remove stored Usernames and Passwords for websites & network services using Credential Manager in Windows 11/10, follow these steps:
- Open Credentials Manager
- Switch to the Windows Credentials tab.
- To add a user, click Add a Windows credential link & Enter the credentials.
- To remove the credentials, go back to the Manage your Credentials section.
- Hit the drop-down arrow next to your stored credentials & click the Remove link.
Let’s cover the above steps in a bit of detail.
Windows Credential Manager is a handy utility available in Control Panel. It isn’t something new but has been around for a long time. To open it just click the Windows button, type Credentials Manager in the Search bar, and hit Enter.
When the Credentials Manager opens under the Control Panel of Windows 11/10, switch to the Windows Credentials tab.
Now, to add a username to it, click Add a Windows credential link.
Type the address of the website or a network location and your credential (username and password).
Hit the Ok button.
Your credentials will be saved. To remove them, go back to the Manage your credentials section.
There, click the drop-down arrow next to your stored credentials.
Locate the Remove option. When found, click it to remove the user and its credentials. When prompted to confirm the action, click Yes.
That’s all there is to it! Hope it helps!