Storage techniques U.S. internet users utilize for online passwords 2016

Most commonly used methods for keeping track of online passwords in the United States as of May 2016

Storage techniques U.S. internet users utilize for online passwords 2016 This statistic shows the methods of online password tracking most common utilized in the United States as of May 2016. During the survey period, 86 percent of respondents stated that they stored their online passwords by memorizing them in their heads.
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Most commonly used methods for keeping track of online passwords in the United States as of May 2016

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UseUse most often
Memorize them in their heads86%65%
Write them down on a piece of paper49%18%
Save them in a note on a computer or mobile device24%6%
Save them in their internet browser18%2%
Use a password management program12%3%
Other methods3%1%
UseUse most often
Memorize them in their heads86%65%
Write them down on a piece of paper49%18%
Save them in a note on a computer or mobile device24%6%
Save them in their internet browser18%2%
Use a password management program12%3%
Other methods3%1%
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This statistic shows the methods of online password tracking most common utilized in the United States as of May 2016. During the survey period, 86 percent of respondents stated that they stored their online passwords by memorizing them in their heads.
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