How to view saved browser passwords

Updated: 05/04/2019 by Computer Hope

Many popular Internet browsers provide users the ability to save login information, such as a username and password. Saving your login information can simplify the log in process for frequently visited websites. Below are methods for retrieving saved information in a few of the most popular Internet browsers.

Viewing saved passwords in Chrome

Chrome
  1. Select your profile icon found in the top-right corner of the window.
  2. Select Passwords.
  3. Select the eyeball icon next to your desired account password.
  4. Enter your computer's password to view the saved password.

Viewing saved passwords in Microsoft Edge

Edge
  1. Press the Windows key, type the Credential Manager, and then press Enter.
  2. Select Web Credentials under Manage your credentials.
  3. Select the Show link next to your desired password.
  4. Enter your Microsoft password to view the saved password.

Viewing saved passwords in Safari

Safari
  1. Select Safari from the menu bar.
  2. Select Preferences.
  3. Open the Passwords tab.
  4. Double click your desired password.
  5. Enter the password for your Mac to view the password.

Viewing saved passwords in Firefox

Firefox
  1. Click the menu button found in the top-right corner of the window.
  2. Select Options.
  3. Open the Privacy and security menu.
  4. Under the Logins & Passwords section, select Saved logins.
  5. Select Show passwords to view the passwords.