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Is there a way to be able to set a short memorable password for my chromebook user, rather than have to type my 50 character full alphanumeric password generated with by my password manager ?

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    does your password manager come with a chrome plugin and a master password? If so, you have your answer right in that password manager. – LPChip Feb 10 '17 at 18:11
  • @LPChip: do chrome plugins work in the ChromeOS login screen? – user1686 Feb 10 '17 at 19:34
  • That might be the only place where it doesn't work, actually... – LPChip Feb 10 '17 at 22:56
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I'm not sure about the stable channel, but in the dev channel you can enable the pin login flag at chrome://flags

It doesn't work on the initial login, but is able to be used when the chromebook is locked

I will get you more info when I use my Chromebook again

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Enable two factor authentication for your Google account. For ultimate security use a Yubikey. Now you don't need the giant password. Combine this with enabling PIN login as suggested by @DanHolli.

Also, Chromebooks use very little power with the lid closed. I leave mine on and therefore rarely have to log in.

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Have you tried Smart Lock? You just unlock your Chromebook when your unlocked Android device is near and has Bluetooth enabled.

  • Unfortunately we all use iOS devices, only "google" device on the network is this chromebook – sam Feb 11 '17 at 16:10

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