Firefox – How to view saved passwords

The following steps show how to view passwords that have been saved using the built-in password manager.

These are the passwords saved when you see the would you like Firefox to remember this login prompt.



  1. With Firefox open, click on the menu button at the top left of the window (three horizontal lines)
  2. Click on ‘Options’
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  4. In the left hand menu click on ‘Security’
  5. Click on the ‘Saved Passwords’ button
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  7. The ‘Saved Passwords’ window will open – this window lists all the saved user names and passwords that have been saved by Firefox.
  8. Click on the ‘Show Passwords’ button at the bottom right – the ‘Password’ column will appear to show the password for each user name
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