Enable password saving in SAP Logon for Windows

Even though password saving, in SAP Logon for Windows is disabled by default, this can be enabled following the steps listed below:

  1. Open the command prompt by navigating to Start → Run and by typing “cmd”.
  2. Go to the \SAP\FrontEnd\SAPgui directory (in Program Files), through the command prompt.
  3. Create the necessary value in Windows registry by typing:
    sapshcut -register
    An information message will appear.
  4. Open the registry editor, in order to access Windows registry, by navigating to Start → Run and by typing “regedit”.
  5. Go to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SAP\SAPShortcut\Security registry key.
  6. Change the value data of “EnablePassword from 0 to 1.
  7. Close SAP Logon and open it again, in case it was open during the whole process.

Relevant SAP Notes: 146173, 103019