How to hide user input for password in Python

15 January,2022 by Rambler

Question: How do I hide user input for a password entry using Python?   So instead of  the password displaying as the user types the password , the screen wouldn't change.

Answer: There is the getpass() function , which comes as standard part of the Python Library . From the Python documentation:  "Prompt the user for a password without echoing. The user is prompted using the string prompt, which defaults to 'Password: '"

import getpass

password = getpass.getpass()
print(password)


Author: Rambler (http://www.dba-ninja.com)


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