For security and privacy reasons, every Instagram account has a password to protect the account from hackers and fraudsters.
Every Instagram user needs to remember their password while logging into their account otherwise they cannot access their account.
However, there may be times when you forget your Instagram password and do not want to reset your password. Do not worry, if this is you, you have come to the right place.
In this article, you’ll learn how to see your Instagram password without resetting your password. Even if you are using an iPhone or an Android device.
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What To Do When You Forget Your Password
When logging into your Instagram account and you forget your password, here is what you should do.
Click on the Forgot Password option on the screen, enter your username, email address, or phone number, and follow the on-screen instructions to reset your password.
However, if you are trying to remember your password and are already logged into your Instagram account and do not want to reset your password, there is a way to do it.
Whether you use an iPhone or Android device and no matter your web browser, there is a way to see your Instagram password while logged in.
This is because iPhone and Android both have password managers in their operating systems that manage your different passwords for the various apps on your phone.
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How To See Your Instagram Password
If you’re using an Android or iPhone device you’ll be able to see your Instagram account if you’re already logged in or not.
Using An iPhone
If you’re using an iPhone, you may have likely saved your password with the built-in password manager.
Step 1: Open Settings
Go to the Settings app on your iPhone and scroll down and tap on the Password option. This allows you to view all Saved passwords.
Step 2: Unlock The Password
Unlock your Passwords using your phone passcode, Touch ID, or Face ID.
Scroll to the Instagram section or search for Instagram in the search bar under Passwords.
Step 3: See Your Password
Tap on the Instagram.com tab to view your Instagram password and username. Write the password down or copy it so you can log into your Instagram account.
Using An Android Phone
With an Android device, you’ll still be able to see your saved passwords on your phone Settings.
Step 1: Open Settings
Go to the Settings app on your Android phone, scroll down and tap on Google. Then select the Manage your Google Account option
Step 2: Tap Security
Tap on the Security option, then scroll down to Password Manager and search for Instagram to view your password
Step 3: Unlock Your Password
Tap on Instagram and unlock your passwords using either your phone passcode or your fingerprint.
You can also go to Google on your Android Settings > Tap on Autofill > Autofill with Google > Password > Search Instagram
> Unlock Instagram password > View Password.
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Using A Web Browser On Your Phone
If you’re using Google Chrome you can easily view your saved passwords on your Android or iPhone device.
Step 1: Open Chrome
Open the Google Chrome web browser on your Android or iPhone device and tap the three vertical dots at the top right corner or bottom right and select Settings.
Step 2: Tap Password Manager
Tap on Passwords Manager, then search for Instagram and unlock the password with your phone security passcode. View your password by clicking on the eye icon
Using A Laptop/PC
You can see your Instagram password from your computer when using the Chrome browser.
Step 1: Open Chrome
Launch the Google Chrome app on your laptop and click on the three dots menu at the top right corner.
Step 2: Tap Settings
Scroll and click on the Settings option
In the search bar displayed, type in “passwords”. Under Autofill, click on Passwords
Step 3: View The Password
View all your Passwords on the next page and verify your identity using your computer’s passcode.
Forgetting your Instagram password is a very normal thing that happens to most Instagram users.
It becomes very hard to memorize passwords especially when you need to memorize the password for other apps.
But do not worry, when you forget your password, you can choose to reset the password, that is when logging into your account.
But while you are already logged in there is also a way to remember your password.
This article delves deep into how to see your Instagram password in such a situation whether you are using an iPhone, an Android device, or your laptop.
It is also important that when you see your Instagram password you can either copy it or write it down so you can easily access it next time.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How can I recover my Instagram password when I am logging into my account?
Reset your password using your email address or phone number by clicking on the Forgot Password option.
What do I do when I forget my Instagram password?
You can either click on the Forgot Password option or try to find your password using the Password Manager of your phone.
Can I see my Instagram Password on my iPhone?
Yes. Your iPhone has a password manager integrated with its operating system, which manages your different passwords. You can access your Instagram password from there.