Lifehack | How To Recover A Password In Any Website For Dummies
I have provided for you a great Lifehack that will save time in finding your passwords and you don’t have to be a geek to figure it out.
Ever find yourself about to log into your website and then all of sudden the fields are only showing the asterisks for where your password is supposed to go but doesn’t show.
That’s a major problem for so many people who always seem to forget their passwords but there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Did you forget your password again? Today we got this really cool Lifehack that will recover your long lost passwords in less than 5 minutes. Read more…!
It’s morning and your just about to start logging into your websites and suddenly your mind goes blank as soon as you see those asterisks and dots. Oh No! You forgot your password didn’t you.
That’s what used to happen to me since I have over 100 logins to various websites I go to everyday.
So before you Â click the “Forgot My Password” button I want to teach you a simple Lifehack that will totally save you time in recovering your passwords.
Now normally we use two types of internet browsers for various tasks so I will show you this Lifehack to recover your passwords in several internet browsers you might be using.
My special “Ninja Shortcut” to reveal any hidden password on any internet browser is the Inspect Element hack.
Important: Â This hack will only work if you previously saved your password if not you will have to create a new one. You will know if your dots orÂ asterisksÂ don’t change at all.
Lifehack |Â How To Recover Your Password In Any Website With Inspect Element
Step 1: On the website of your choice whether it be Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, or Pinterest etc. go ahead and place the pointer of your mouse over the area showing the asterisks or dots of your hidden password.
Step 2: Now right click on the password box and a menu will pop out to the right.
Step 3: Click on Inspect element. You should see your screen filled with all types of codes.
Step 4: Look for only the blue highlighted part of the codes to designate that’s the password area to focus on. There should be the words type=”password” that appear.
Step 5: Okay nowÂ place your cursor by the word “password” and type in the code “show” right besideÂ password to be “show password”.
Step 6: Click on the password area on your website again and Voila! you now can see your password.
TIP: You can also type over the “password” and enter in the word “text” to replace it also and it will show your hidden password.
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Step 2: Â Scroll down the page till you see Advanced Settings and click there.
Step 3: Â Click on the link Manage Passwords in order to bring up a list of your passwords and if you have too many passwords use the search box provided typing in the website name.
Step 4: Â Now select the website name you were trying to get into and click on Show in order to reveal the password. This is going to transcribe the asterisks into text so you can see your passwords.
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Step 3: Click on the button labeled Saved Passwords and this will bring up the list of your websites. If you have alot of websites and need to do a search by name use the search bar provided.
Step 4: Now click on Show Passwords to show your login data. Â A Confirm box will pop up and ask you “Are you sure you wish to show your passwords?” click on the Yes button. This is going to open up a new column and show you your passwords in text form.
Caution: Make sure after you recover your passwords that you click on the “Hide Passwords” button to prevent anyone unauthorized who uses your computer to access your passwords.
How do IÂ know all this you asked?
Well let’s just say spending alot of time with my own personal “Geek Squad Agent” Rich Guzman who is also my honey… you pick up on a few interesting things in conversations with him about fixing computers.
So I trust you learned from this cool Lifehack and this has helped you recover your lost password problems. Â Just keep in mind that the next time you create a new username and password for a website or social network account be sure to click on the box “save my password” so these methods can work.
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Anastacia Hauldridge and Rich Guzman