What is Password Reveal Button?
In Windows 10, you have noticed, whenever you type your password in Windows 10 login screen, a fermata eye icon (password reveal button) appears just besides your typed password. In which you can press & hold that fermata eye icon and see your password exact you typed and verify if you typed it correctly (check screenshot below). Many users do not like this option in windows 10. Therefore, the question is, do we have any option to turn off, disable or remove password reveal button? Yes, of course, we can remove it. Check some important notes below to get this done:
- You must be signed in as an Administrator account to get this done.
- To do below steps, we need to access Local Group Policies.
Local Group Polices are available only in Windows 8 & 8.1 Pro and Enterprise editions and in Windows 10, will only be available in Pro, Enterprise and Education editions.So before you start, make sure what version of Windows you are using.If you fulfill above requirements, then follow the steps below to remove password reveal button.
Remove Password Reveal Button
Step 1. Open “Local Group Policy Editor”. To open this, press Win + R, Run command dialog box open on your screen. Type “gpedit.msc” and press OK button.
Step 2. Once Local Group Policy Editor is coming up, from the left pane of the dialog box, now locate Computer Configuration/Administrative Templates/Windows Components and select Credential User Interface.
Step 3. On the right side of this window, right-click on “Do not display the password reveal button” and select edit.
Step 4. A dialog box will appear on the screen. Select “Enabled” not to display the password reveal button to sign-on screen. Then click Apply and OK to close the Local Group Policy Editor.
NOTE: Not Configured is the default setting in this window.
That is all need to do, all of the above settings will do immediate effect so you don’t need to log off or reboot your computer. Now you can lock your computer (press Win + L) and check there will be no password reveal icon on it while typing your password. Remove Password Reveal Button from Windows 10 Login Screen Click To Tweet