Show hidden saved password in any browser

In this article, I will show How to

See hidden / saved password in your Browser.

Show Hidden saved password in browser


If you tried to sign in to any accounts using any browser like Google Chrome or Internet Explorer …etc, you will note that the browser offers to save your password to remember it in next time.

See saved password in browser

Indeed,  It’s a useful feature if you are using your PC. but sometimes, it let you forget your password 🙂 Because you’re so used to not enter it each time you use your account. So

How can you know the saved password if you forgot it?

  • Open your account using the browser that your password saved.

Save Password in browser

  • Click F12 to open the Developer Tools.

Open Developer Tools F12

  • Use the selector arrow (ctrl+shift+c) to inspect the password field,
  • In left side page, the password field should be selected like below.

Password field selected

  • In right side page, the “Password” field code has been selected.

Change Password Type to Text

  • Double click on “Password” in the type attribute

edit password type attribute

  • Substitute it with “text” (instead of password)

set password type to text

  • The password field should be showing now as Text as shown below.

show password in browser instead dots


Applies To
  • Google Chrome.
  • Internet Explorer.
  • Firefox.
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