How To Recover Username or Password from Facebook, Gmail, Hotmail, or Yahoo

May 2017

If you forgot your password and/or username of your email account (Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo ...) or your favorite social network (Facebook, Twitter ...), before contacting the site's support team or help section and filling out forms, you can access the configuration options of your web browser and see if the login credentials of your account are stored there.

How To Recover Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, or Facebook Account on Google Chrome

If you use Google Chrome, open the menu in the upper right corner of the browser and select Settings. Then, go to the bottom of the page and click Show advanced settings. In the Passwords and forms section, click Manage passwords:


Under Passwords, all the sites where you're signed into with Chrome will appear, as well as your username and password behind points. To view the password, select one of the sites and click Show:



Note: To view your Hotmail or Outlook.com password, select https://login.live.com.

What To do if you Forgot Login and/or Password for Gmail, Hotmail, Yahoo, or Facebook on Firefox

If you use Firefox, click the Tools tab and select Options. In the Options window, go to the Security tab and click Saved Passwords:




In the window that opens, all the sites that you have logged in with Firefox will appear, as well as the usernames you have used. To view passwords, click Show passwords:





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Published by MelissaCCM. Latest update on February 19, 2017 at 07:58 PM by MelissaCCM.
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