How to Check if Your Passwords Have Been Leaked

Password leak check on Android and iPhone

Welcome to +205 subscribers who have joined the FREE HardwareSavvy newsletter this month and the dozens who have joined the PAID newsletter.

If you’re reading this but haven’t subscribed, join the HardwareSavvy community of +15,644 smart, savvy and fun people. Get access to hundreds of videos like this in the Android Academy at 20% OFF for a limited time.

Subscribe at 20% OFF for a Limited Time


What does it do?

This checks if your password has been compromised.

Why should I care?

Data leaks and breaches happen often. Imagine creating an account on a streaming web site. Then (hypothetically) the streaming site gets hacked and the hacker get ahold of everybody’s username and the password.

Since you save

your passeords to Chrome, so they can get autofilled, Chrome knows what your passwords are. This feature in Chrome checks your existing passwords agaist those that have been leaked in known data breaches.

How to do this?

  1. Open Chrome

  2. Tap on Settings

  3. Tap on Passwords

  4. Tap on Check Passwords

  5. You will be notified if any of your passwords have been found in a known online data breach


😍 Enjoyed today’s edition?

Share it with friends or on social media to help HardwareSavvy grow organically 👇

Give a gift subscription

Share