Whenever you log into a website, the Firefox’s Remember Password prompt will appear on the screen, asking you if you want to remember the website’s username and password. This process saves your time, and you don’t have to remember all the passwords for the numerous websites you visit.
It is a useful feature, but it also has its cons. Without using your passwords regularly, you may forget them with time. In case you forget your password, then don’t worry. You can check the Saved Passwords in the Mozilla Firefox. If you are wondering how to check the passwords, then our guide will help you out.
How to check saved passwords in Android?
- Go to the Menu button (in the top right corner or below the screen on some devices).
- Click on Settings.
- Click on the Privacy option and choose the “Manage logins” option to see all the saved login credentials.
- Tap on the website whose login information you want to change.
- The following options will appear on your screen:
- Show password: If you forget your password, you can tap on this option, which will reveal your password.
- Copy password: Tap on it to copy your password.
- Copy username: Tap on it to copy your username.
- Edit login: You can change your login information (username and password). Plus, in case you chose a new password, you can use this option to update it.
- Delete: Tap on it to delete your login information.
If you make any changes here, they will be automatically saved.
How to check saved passwords in a Windows computer?
- Choose the Options menu. (You can access it from the main Firefox menu or the submenu.)
- Go to the Security tab.
- Choose the Saved Passwords option.
- You can see a list of sites whose login information has been saved by Mozilla Firefox.
- Asterisks/dots hide the password by default.
- Choose the “Show Passwords” option.
- Click “Yes” when prompted.
- Now, you can see all the passwords of the listed websites.
- If you’re going to check the password of a particular website, type the website’s name in the search bar.
- If you want to delete the password of a specific website, choose the site’s name. Then, click on the “Remove” option. To delete all the passwords, click on the “Remove all” option.
- If you want to hide the password, click the “Hide Passwords” option.
How to check saved passwords using Inspect Element?
- Suppose you want to know the password of your Google+ account.
- When you launch Google+, you will see that the login details are already there. Asterisks/dots hide the password.
- Now, right-click in the password field.
- Choose the “Inspect Element” option.
- A developer tool window will appear with the following code: <input id=”password” class=” ” type=”password”……>. Double-click on “password” and change it to “text” like this: <input id=password class=” ” type=”text”…….>. Hit Enter now.
- Hit Enter to see the password.
- Now, replace the asterisks/dots by replacing “text” with “password” in the code. The password will be hidden with asterisks/dots again.
Using the steps given above, you can quickly check and make changes to your saved password in Mozilla Firefox. The Password Manager of the Firefox browser is a useful tool to store your login information. But it can also expose your private information to potential hackers.
That’s why you should always be alert. Check your saved login credentials from time to time and learn how to manage them. We hope this article gave you all the information you wanted to know about saved passwords in Mozilla Firefox. If you have any queries or feedback, please write down the comment in the below comment box.