How to Store Passwords in SAP Shortcuts

The trick below describes a small Windows hack to enable password storage in SAP shortcuts.


Enter the registry with regedit.exe :

– Browse HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SAP\
– Right Click on SAP
– Click “New” -> Key with name SAPShortcut
– Click “SAPShortcut” -> “New” -> Key with name “Security”
– Right Click on the Security –> “New” –>  “String Value”
– Give Name “EnablePassword” to this and Set it Value 1


Edit XXX.SAP file with Notepad and add the password like the sample above:


You can also store the password via SAP GUI.


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