Lock Google Chrome with Password [Chrome Extension]

Chrome Lock is an extension for Google Chrome that enables you to lock the Google Chrome browser with a password. When your browser is password-protected, other peoples are unable to access your Chrome browser without knowing the correct password.

To lock or unlock your Chrome browser, simply press the keyboard combination of Ctrl+Shift+L . You can not click or use the Tab button to highlight any element when it is locked. The browser remained locked, even if you open a new tab, reopen the Chrome or go to another website.

Once locked, the correct password is required to unlock it. By default, the password for unlocking the browser is by entering nothing or just leave it blank.

You can change your password from the setting page (accessible from the Chrome’s extensions page).

After you’ve changed to your new password, restart your browser for the new password to take effect.

Install Chrome Lock

Steve Yu is a technology blogger with five years blogging experience (since 2007). He is the founder of MyTechQuest.com.


  1. b10543748

    August 6, 2010 at 12:47 am


    can u hide the password wirh asteriscs?.. please?

    this extention is not secure.

  2. Loky

    December 29, 2010 at 5:44 am

    I have been using for quite a while a free utility to password protect my Google Chrome profile with all the data in it – http://www.rohos.com/2010/12/how-to-password-protect-google-chrome-data-with-rohos-encryption-software/

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