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Have you ever forgotten any saved password? Do you want to be rid of encrypted characters when logging in? Follow these simple steps to temporarily reveal your hidden passwords.

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Google Chrome: Steps 1-2

Mozilla FireFox: Steps 3-4

Safari: Steps 5-8

Microsoft Edge: Steps 9-11

Step 1: How to Reveal Your Password in Google Chrome

1. Open Chrome

2. In order to reveal the hidden password, you need to be on a site that requires a login, such as Facebook.

3. Right-click (ctrl-click) on password

4. Select "Inspect" from dropdown menu

Step 2: Reveal the Password

1. The Browser Developer Tool Console (BDTC) will appear on the right with a section highlighted

2. Find input type="password," and double-click "password" to highlight

3.Delete and replace with "text"; (it will now read as input type="text"); hit "Enter"

4. The password field should reveal a readable password

5. Exit the BDTC in the top right corner

Step 3: How to Reveal Your Password in Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox

2. In order to reveal the hidden password, you need to be on a site that requires a login, such as Facebook.

3. Right-click (ctrl-click) on password

4. Select "Inspect element" from the dropdown menu

Step 4: Reveal the Password

1. The Browser Developer Tool Console (BDTC) will appear on the bottom with a section highlighted

2. Find input id="pass" class="inputtext" type="password" and double-click "password" to highlight

3. Delete and replace with "text"; (it will now read as type="text"); hit "Enter"

4. The password field should reveal a readable password

Step 5: How to Reveal Your Password in Safari

1. Open Safari

Step 6: Change Preferences

1. In the top left corner of the desktop, select "Safari," in the dropdown, select "Preferences"

2. In preferences, select the "Advanced" tab and click the box to select "Show develop menu in menu bar," close out the settings.

*Once completed, the computer should remember the preference*

Step 7: Inspect Element

1. In order to reveal the hidden password, you need to be on a site that requires a login, such as Facebook.

2. Control-click on the password field (right-click)

3. Select "inspect element" from dropdown menu

Step 8: Reveal the Password

1. The Browser Developer Tool Console (BDTC) will open on the bottom of the screen with a section highlighted

2. Find input type="password", and double-click "password" to highlight

3. Delete and replace with "text"; (it will now read as type="text"); hit "Enter"

4. The password field should reveal a readable password

5. Exit the BDTC in the top left corner

Step 9: How to Reveal Your Password in Microsoft Edge

1. Open Edge

2. Select the “more (...)” option in the top right of the browser

3. In the dropdown, select “F12 Developer Tools” The Browser Developer Tool Console (BDTC) will open in the bottom of the screen; exit the BDTC in the top right corner

*This will only need to be done the first time. It allows for you to right click and select “inspect element”*

Step 10: Inspect Element

1. In order to reveal the hidden password, you need to be on a site that requires a login, such as Facebook

2. Right-click on password

3. Select “Inspect Element” from the dropdown menu

Step 11: Reveal the Password

1. The BDTC will open in the bottom of the screen with a section highlighted

2. Find input name=”pass” tabindex=”2” class=”inputtext” id=”pass” type=”password” and double-click “password” to highlight

3. Delete and replace with “text”; (it will not read as type=”text”); hit “Enter”

4. The password field should reveal a readable password

5. Exit the BDTC in the top right corner

<p>Thanks for sharing :)</p>

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