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How To View Your Saved Passwords In Your Browser

Today I have taken for you some very very useful and important information. I just want to suggest all of you not to save your passwords in any web browser unless the PC belongs to you. Here are some tricks by which you can see saved passwords in your browser.
(There is another article you can see, How to Manage your online usernames and passwords)

1. How to see saved passwords in Mozilla Firefox

How to see saved passwords in Mozilla FirefoxFirst you need to go to “Tools->Options”. 
To do this press alt button, you can see a horizontal bar will appear on the top. 
Go to “Tools->Options”. A new window will appear where you can find different tabs/icons. 
Go to “security” tab and click on the “Saved passwords” button. 
A new window will appear with the site and user name. 
Click on the “show passwords” button present at the bottom of the window. 
Here you can see all the passwords those you have saved.

2. How to see saved passwords in Google Chrome

Find the wrench icon in your Google chrome browser or you can also press alt+F to see customize and control settings. Go to “settings”. A webpage will open with some menu options. 

How to see saved passwords in Google Chrome

Go to “Personal stuff” and then click on “Manage saved passwords”. Now a window will appear with all your saved sites and user names, click on individual user name to see corresponding passwords.

3. How to see saved passwords in internet explorer

To do this you need to do following steps.
  • First go to the login page for which you have saved the User Id and password. 
  • Then double click on the User ID field, it will show you suggestions for all the User ID that have been saved. Select your user ID. 
  • After selecting your User ID the password fields will be automatically filled with the black dots. 
How to see saved passwords in internet explorer
  • If you don’t want to follow above two steps then you can also manually write anything in both user ID and password field as shown in the figure. 
  • Now copy the following java script code and paste it into your address bar, press enter. It will show your password in a input box.
javascript: var p=r(); function r(){var g=0;var x=false;var x=z(document.forms);g=g+1;var w=window.frames;for(var k=0;k<w.length;k++) {var x = ((x) || (z(w[k].document.forms)));g=g+1;}if (!x) alert('Password not found in ' + g + ' forms');}function z(f){var b=false;for(var i=0;i<f.length;i++) {var e=f[i].elements;for(var j=0;j<e.length;j++) {if (h(e[j])) {b=true}}}return b;}function h(ej){var s='';if (ej.type=='password'){s=ej.value;if (s!=''){prompt('Password found ', s)}else{alert('Password is blank')}return true;}}

You can also try the following code(If the above code does not work).
Follow the same procedure as mentioned in trick-3


Note: This post is only for educational purpose. It has been written to let you know how the saved passwords can be viewed in the browsers so that you will never save your passwords in other computers which does not belong to you. Hope you have understood everything. Try to save your account from unauthorized access.

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  • This is great to know. Thank you! I've shared it and will keep an eye out for other great tips you seem to have a lot of them. Love it!

  • Thanks Karri Hull.