Mozilla Firefox Show Passwords

How to view passwords on Mozilla Firefox of anyone who uses your pc?

in Firefox, Tech Tips

This article will help you to find saved passwords of anyone who uses Mozilla Firefox on your pc to surf Internet.

When user uses Mozilla Firefox to surf Internet, he is often asked to save password which get stored in Mozilla Firefox. Let me illustrate here how to reveal password saved in Mozilla Firefox.

Here I am signing to my Gmail account by entering my username and password.

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Mozilla Firefox will prompt me if I wanted Firefox to remember the password. If I choose “Remember”, the password gets stored in Mozilla Firefox for “neerajk” on google.com.

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In order to view saved passwords click on Tools and select Options as shown here.

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Options panel will pop up. You can see the button labeled as “Saved Passwords”, just Click on it.

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Saved Password dialog box will open having tab “Show Password”, click to reveal them.

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Now you can see the password for user “neerak” which is “password”.

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This trick comes very handy when you have forgotten your password and want to get access quickly without waiting to reset the password; provided you have chosen the option “remember” when Firefox prompted for it.

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Polprav

Hello from Russia!
Can I quote a post in your blog with the link to you?

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Neeraj K

Sure Polprav, you can quote a post, provided you give direct link to the my blog post.

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Hobosic

Not sure that this is true:), but thanks for a post.
Hobosic

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Neeraj K

Hobosic, Give a try you will come to know :)

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Kimi

Of course it is true! The question is how to reveal UNSTORED passwords?… Humm… anyone knows?…

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JackReynolds

I always hear that Fire fox is better than Internet Explorer and its faster safer ect….But what are the bad things about firefox?

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