View saved password on web browsers

When you login on a website, web browsers usually asks if you want to save password so that you don’t have to type username and password next time you login. This feature is very useful. However, if you always use this feature, you could forgot the password.

Note: It would be insecure if you use this feature on a public or shared computer (under the same user account), someone could easily get your saved password. Therefore, you should be careful when use this feature.

This article shows how to view saved password on Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome.

Step-by-step

  1. Internet Explorer 11
  2. Microsoft Edge
  3. Mozilla Firefox v.41
  4. Google Chrome v.46

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Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open Internet Explorer. Click Tools -> Internet Options.
    Open 'Internet Options' on IE
  2. Select Content tab and click Settings in AutoComplete section.
    Open 'Settings' in AutoComplete on IE
  3. Click Manage Passwords.
    Open 'Manage Passwords' on IE
  4. Click on saved password you want and click Show next to password field.
    Click show password on IE
  5. Enter password of the current user account and click OK.
    Enter current user account password
  6. The password is now displayed. If you want to delete this password, click Remove and click Yes to confirm.
    Saved password is displayed

Back to menu

Microsoft Edge

  1. On Windows 10 desktop, right-click on Windows icon at bottom left and select Control Panel.
    Open 'Control Panel'
  2. On Control Panel, select User Accounts.
    Select 'User Accounts'
  3. Select Manage Web Credentials.
    Select 'Manage Web Credentials'
  4. Click on an account and select Show next to password field
    Click show password
  5. Enter password of current user account and click OK.
    Enter current user account password
  6. The password is now displayed. If you want to delete this password, click Remove and click Yes to confirm.
    Saved password is displayed

Back to menu

Mozilla Firefox v.41

  1. Open Firefox. Click menu icon at top right and select Options.
    Open 'Options' menu on Firefox
  2. Select Security on the left menu and click Saved Passwords button.
    Open 'Saved Passwords' on Firefox
  3. To view passwords, click Show Passwords and click Yes.
    Show passwords on Firefox
  4. Passwords are now displayed at this column. To delete passwords, you can click on Remove or Remove All buttons.
    Saved passwords are displayed

Back to menu

Google Chrome v.46

  1. Open Chrome. Click on the icon at top right and select Settings.
    Open 'Settings' on Chrome
  2. Scroll down to bottom and select Show advanced settings.
    Click 'Show advanced settings' on Chrome
  3. Scroll down to Passwords and forms section and click Manage passwords.
    Click 'Manage passwords on Chrome
  4. To view a password, select an account and click Show next to the password field.
    View saved password on Chrome
  5. Enter password of current user account and click OK.
    Enter current user account password
  6. The password is now displayed. To delete a password, click X icon on the right next to password field.
    Saved password is displayed

Back to menu

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