Reveal Passwords Bookmarklet Ensures You’ll Never Get Locked Out Of Your Accounts

We’ve long been advocates of random password generators and autofillers like LastPass, but using them means you probably don’t remember your passwords by heart. This handy bookmarklet will reveal your autofilled passwords for you, replacing the cryptic dots for that session.

Whether you have parents that don’t know how to traverse the insides of LastPass or the OS X keychain, or you just audited all your passwords yet and want to double-check which sites are using your old phrases, this bookmarklet is a much quicker way to view the autofilled password on any page. Just drag it to your bookmark bar and click it when you’re on a page with a password typed in — the dots will go away, revealing your password to you (make sure no one’s standing behind you!). It’s much faster than sifting through LastPass’ database, and handy if you, say, forgot your master password and want to write your passwords down just to be safe. We’ve featured a Firefox extension that did this before, but this works with any browser, which is nice. Hit the link to check it out.

Reveal Hidden Passwords in All Major Browsers [Andew Worcester]

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