How to find out saved password from browser.

Modern browsers gives us a facility to save our passwords so that we don’t have to key it in again and again when we need to access that particular site. But saving a password in your browser comes with its own drawback.

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A saved password can be easily viewed using a simple tweak in your browser’s console. Here is how you can do that.

1) Go to any site which have your saved password in it, I am taking example of Facebook here.

Facebook Login Saved Password
Facebook Login Saved Password

2) Now open your Browsers Console by right clicking on password field and selecting ‘Inspect’.

Inspect password Element
Inspect password Element

3) This will bring up the console window, now change the field ‘Type’ from ‘Password’ to ‘Text’ and hit enter.

Field Type Change
Field Type Change

Once you change the type to ‘Text’ and hit enter, you would be able to see the saved password.

Password Visible
Password Visible

This is a simple yet less known trick to reveal saved password from browser, go ahead and try it yourself.

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