How to view saved passwords in Chrome, Edge and Firefox

Learn how to view saved passwords in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and Firefox on a PC with these step-by-step tutorials.

Google Chrome

1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Google Chrome menu button

3. Click on Google Password Manager.

Open Google Password Manager in Chrome

4. Click on the password you want to view.

Google Chrome saved passwords

5. Google Chrome will ask you to enter the password or pin code you use to log into your operating system (e.g., Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux). Type your Windows, macOS, or Linux password or pin code to allow this.

Windows Security authentication window

6. To view the password, click on the eye icon beside it.

View a saved password in Google Chrome

Google Chrome will now show the saved password.

To copy the password, you click on the copy icon beside it.

Copy a saved password in Google Chrome

Microsoft Edge

1. Open Microsoft Edge.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Microsoft Edge menu button

3. Click on Settings.

Microsoft Edge settings

4. Make sure you're in the Profiles section.

Microsoft Edge Profile section

5. Under your profile, you click on Passwords.

Microsoft Edge passwords

6. Go to the saved passwords section.

7. To view a password, click on the eye icon beside it.

View a saved password in Microsoft Edge

8. Microsoft Edge will ask you to enter the password or pin code you use to log into your operating system (e.g., Windows, macOS, GNU/Linux). Type your Windows, macOS, or Linux password or pin code to allow this.

Windows Security authentication window

Microsoft Edge will now show the saved password.

To copy the password, you click on the icon beside it, and then you click on Copy password.

Firefox

1. Open Firefox.

2. Click on the menu button located in the top right corner.

Firefox menu button

3. Click on Passwords.

Firefox passwords

4. Click on the password you want to view.

Saved passwords in Firefox

5. To view the password, click on the eye icon beside it.

View a saved password in Firefox

Mozilla Firefox will now show the saved password.

To copy the password, you click on the Copy button beside it.

Unlike Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, you don't need to authenticate yourself before viewing passwords in Firefox by default.

If you want to protect your passwords in Firefox (and you should), then you will have to set a primary password.

How to protect (secure) saved passwords in Firefox