How to Unhide Your Password on Mozilla Firefox

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Introduction: How to Unhide Your Password on Mozilla Firefox

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.

*Refreshing or closing out of the browser will remove the unhidden password. If you would like the password revealed, you will have to repeat the steps.*

Step 1: Open Mozilla Firefox

Open the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Step 2: In Order to Reveal the Hidden Password, You Need to Be on a Site That Requires a Login, Such As Facebook.

Step 3: Right-click (ctrl-click) on Password

A dropdown menu will appear.

Step 4: Select "Inspect Element" From the Dropdown Menu

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

Step 5: Find Input Id="pass" Class="inputtext" Type="password" and Double-click "password" to Highlight

Step 6: Delete and Replace With "text"; (it Will Now Read As Type="text"); Hit "Enter"

The password field should reveal a readable password.

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    Or, you could just go

    Options -> Security -> Saved Logins... -> Show Passwords

    And that will show all saved passwords