This feature is non-standard and is not on a standards track. Do not use it on production sites facing the Web: it will not work for every user. There may also be large incompatibilities between implementations and the behavior may change in the future.


The ::-ms-reveal CSS pseudo-element is a Microsoft extension that is used to display a password reveal button for use with a password field created by <input type="password">. The user presses the button to reveal the actual field value rather than asterisks.

The password reveal button is usually displayed at the edge of the password field.

The ::-ms-reveal pseudo-element is specific to Internet Explorer 10 and later.

Allowable Properties

Only the following CSS properties can be used in a rule with ::-ms-reveal in its selector. Other properties are ignored.




Not part of any specification.

Browser compatibility

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Feature Firefox (Gecko) Chrome Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support No support No support (Yes) No support No support
Feature Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Android IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support No support No support (Yes) No support No support

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