Have you ever wished there was a way to recover your saved passwords? Some browsers will allow you to view your saved passwords!
- Open the Menu in the upper right-hand corner of Firefox and select Options.
- Navigate to the Security tab and select Saved Logins from the Logins & Passwords section.
- You will see a list of websites with your saved passwords. Select Show Passwords to see the password for each website.
- Firefox will ask if you are sure you wish to show your passwords; select Yes.
NOTE If on a page where a password is saved, there may be a key icon to the left of the star in the address bar. Selecting Manage passwords from the resulting menu will skip to step 4.
- Open the Menu in the upper right-hand corner of Google Chrome and select Settings.
- Locate the Autofill section and select Passwords.
- You will see a list of websites for which you have saved passwords. Click on the eye icon next to the password you would like to see.
- If the computer requires a password to sign in, a box will appear prompting you to enter the computer password.
- To view saved passwords in Safari, click Safari in the upper left-hand corner of the screen and select Preferences. Within the Preferences window, navigate to the Passwords tab.
- Select the password you would like to view.
- Check the box to the left of Show passwords for selected websites in the lower left-hand corner of the page.
- If you are prompted to enter a password, enter the password you use to log into your computer and click OK.
- Open the Start Menu and search for “Control Panel”.
- Select User Accounts.
- Then, select Credential Manager.
- Locate and select the website that you need to recover the password from under Web Passwords.
- Select the Show to the right of the password for the selected website.
- If prompted to verify credentials, sign in with your computer login information.