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How to recover forgotten passwords on Chrome & Firefox

The passwords are difficult to remember especially when you need to maintain multiple accounts on a site. Most people make more than one account on various platforms like Gmail, Yahoo mail, or even Facebook.

The reason behind making so many accounts may be different for everyone. However, the obvious reason is to have spam-free experience and people keep many accounts so that they can share only less important email address account or Facebook profile with strangers. Everything has advantages and disadvantages as well. Having several accounts is not an exception.

If you are the one who spends too much time on the internet then you must have faced situations in which you forget your recently created password on any site. People forget the created password and forget it even within minutes. So what is the solution for it?

The Chrome or any browser comes with “Remember Password” built in. If you have a habit of saving a password in your browser then you need not reset password every time you forget the password.

Chrome

Majority of us use chrome. We will see how to know our forgotten password in chrome browser.

Step 1: You need to tap on the three bullets in the right top corner of the chrome browser and navigate to Settings

Step 2: After the setting-window opens up you can see the advanced option at the bottom. Click that.

Step 3: When you click the advanced option will expand. Scroll down till you find “Passwords and forms”. You need to click on manage password.

Step 4: You will see a bunch of saved passwords with website, username, and password. Near each password, you will see an eye symbol. Tap on that symbol to reveal the password.

How to recover forgotten password on google chrome

Mozilla Firefox

This browser is second most used browsers worldwide. This browser is popular for its speed and security. Let’s find out how to know the saved passwords on this browser.

Step 1: Unlike Chrome, you will find three small vertical lines on the right top corner of the browser. Tap on that. Navigate to options

Step 2: Navigate to options

How to recover forgotten passwords on Chrome & Mozilla

Step 3: In the options go to Privacy and security. In “forms and password” field click on saved logins

Step 4: You will see site and username. By default, passwords are not visible. To see the password click on show passwords.

 

 

Step 5: You need to click on the ok button when you see a confirmation message “Are you sure you wish to show your passwords?”. Then you can see your passwords.

To avoid above steps to get your password back, you can install an extension for Chrome browser as well.

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