How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

SOT sure that all of you have account in various social networks and forums, aren’t you? To access the service, you surely have to fill in your registered username and password. Both words have important role since they are keys for your security in the internet.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

There are so many tips SOT has given to secure your various password, so that there won’t be anyone know password you’ve made in social networks or forum. Each time you type password in form, characters automatically will change into asterisks. Only the passwords’ owner who know it. However, Do you ever want to see what behind those asterisk? If you did, SOT will give you the ways.

 

Mozilla Firefox Browser Users

To start it, you can try by open one of your social network websites, for example, Facebook. After you put your password, right click on the form and select Inspect Element.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

A grey bar will be displayed below the browser, click on the Markup Panel or using ALT + M shortcut.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

In Markup Panel, you would see so many code which probably unfamiliar for you. You just have to directly search the code using “type=password”.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

After you find “type=password”, double click on password, and replace it with text.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

The result is, password located in Facebook form will be revealed.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

Google Chrome Browser Users

It’s not far different with previous ways in Firefox. But for chrome, SOT will try using Twitter. Just as usual, fill in password in form provided, right click and select Inspect Element or check the element.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

Then it would be automatically shows result by giving blue sign.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

Find code “type=password”, don’t be mislead by id=signin-password code.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

Then replace password with text.

How to Reveal Password Behind Asterisks in Browser

 

So, password located in Twitter form will be revealed. If you want to return it to previous condition, which is password with asterisks sign, then re-do the steps above, but by replacing text into password. Then it will automatically change if you don’t change it, your passwords will be seen all the time.

How about that? It’s pretty easy, isn’t it? That’s way which probably useful for you who want to reveal asterisks in passwords. I hope it would be useful! :D


Natasha Jones is a 20 years-old girl who really passionate about technology. She spent most of her time by looking for any technology issues around the net. Once she get bored, she would take a walk with her lovely dog, Bimboo.

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