This article describes several methods to save your SharePoint password.

Adding the site to Local Intranet Zone

  1. Navigate to Tools > Internet Options
  2. Under Security tab, navigate to Local Intranet > Sites > Advanced. Enter the URL of your SharePoint site and click Add. Uncheck the Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone box and click Close

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Adding the site to Trusted Sites

  1. Navigate to Tools > Internet Options
  2. Under Security tab, navigate to Trusted Sites > Sites. Enter the URL of your SharePoint site and click Add. Uncheck the Require server verification (https:) for all sites in this zone box and click Close
  3. Under Security tab, navigate to Custom Level and scroll down to User Authentication > Logon. Select Automatic logon with current user name and password option and click OK.

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 Adding the entry to the Credentials Manager

  1. Go to Start > Run and type in control keymgr.dll to open the Windows key manager.
    Alternatevily: navigate to Contorl Panel > User Accounts > Manager Windows Credentials
  2. Select Add a generic credential
  3. Add your SharePoint site URLlogin and password to the corresponding fields. If this entry already exists, edit it to have your login credentials. 
  4. Reboot the computer.

If you are missing the Add button, you may want to modify Windows Registry to be able to save the password.

Note: for editing Windows Registry, administrator rights are required. Editing Windows Registry is not safe and you will perform it at your own risk.

  1. In Windows, go to Start > Run and enter regedit.
  2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\.
  3. Find the DisableDomainCreds entry. A value of 1 (enabled) will prevent you from saving new credentials.
    Change the value to 0 and reboot. Now you should have the Add button available. Note that 0 is the default value.
  4. Also check the LmCompatibilityLevel entry. It should be set to 3, which is the default value. If you have another value, change it to 3. If it does not work with 3, then also try it with 2.
  5. Reboot the computer to apply changes.

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