Facebook – View Password Hidden Behind Asterisk Marks : All the Modern web browsers got the basic functionality of remembering the user id and password (login details) for any website. Be it for ease of access or quick login or to avoid typing the password every time they login, users prefer to use the option “remember password for this site” when prompted by web browsers. This helps us, by filling the user id and password fields of the site automatically , so all we need is to click “Sign In”. The browsers provide security to our password by hiding them behind the star marks during the autofill. But revealing the password that’s hidden behind the asterisk isn’t tough. This is particularly useful, incase if we forgot our password and want to have a look at our password.
In this article, i’m gonna explain about how we can view our facebook login password hidden behind asterisk / star marks. Just in-case if you forgot your password, this comes really handy to retrieve your saved password behind stars. This procedure works on Any Web browser, be it Firefox or chrome or opera installed in any operating systems Linux (Any Distro) or Mac OS (OSx) or Windows 10 (and older versions ).
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Procedure To View Password Hidden Behind Asterisk Marks :
- Step 1: Open Facebook Login page in your web browser. There you will see something like this (The username and password are already Auto-Filled by your Browser).
- Step 2: Right Click on Your Password Block/Box. From the options (Context Menu) , Click on ‘Inspect Element‘.
- Step 3: Now on the bottom of the web browser you can see a tab, which consists of code, called Developers Console. You don’t have to be a coder to do this.
- All you need to do is just change one magical word.
- Notice the line the that contains type=“password” .
- Replace the word “password” with “text”.
- Step 4: After replacing the word “password” with “text”, hit “ENTER” to save the change.
Boom…! Notice that, Now you can View Password Hidden Behind Asterisk Marks in the password box now. However this Works only for one session. If you Refresh your browser then password will be in the asterisk form again protecting your privacy. So you need to follow the same process of changing the password type to “text” to reveal the password hidden behind asterisk marks.
Uday is a blogger by passion, IBMer by Profession, Artist by hobby & A huge believer of Karma…. Loves to write on tricks & tips that save time and increase productivity to every tech user.