How to Recover Saved Email Passwords from Postbox

How to Recover Saved Email Passwords from Postbox

This research article shows you all password secrets of Postbox including where all your email passwords are stored, how it is stored and how to recover it automatically.

Postbox Email Password Secrets

Postbox email client saves all your email login passwords in ‘logins.json’ file at following location

[Windows Vista/7/8/10]
C:\Users\Administrator\AppData\Roaming\Postboxapp\Profiles\[random name].default\

[Windows XP/2003] 
C:\Documents and Settings\[user_name]\Application Data\Postboxapp\Profiles\[random name].default\


Postbox stores all the email login details in JSON format in a ‘logins.json’ file

Here is the sample of one of the entry from this file,


Here hostname, encryptedUsername and encryptedPassword refers to email server, encrypted username and encrypted password respectively.

Postbox uses Triple DES and SHA1 algorithm to encrypt both username & password. After encryption, resulting password is stored in Base64 format in the above file.

How to Recover Postbox Passwords Automatically

Here is simple way to recover all the forgotten email passwords from Postbox without worrying about where it is stored and how to decrypt it.

You can use our Email Password Recovery Pro software to instantly & easily recover all your email passwords from Postbox & other email clients as shown in video below,

Here are the simple steps to recover all your saved passwords,

  • Step 1: Download & Install Email Password Recovery Pro software from here
  • Step 2: Next launch the software on your computer
  • Step 3: It will automatically discover, decrypt and display all passwords from popular email clients including Postbox as shown below
It can also recover mail passwords from custom profile locations, portable email clients & external drives

For more details, please refer to Online User Guide


Hope this article has helped you to understand password secrets of Postbox email client. Please comment below on what do you think or if you have any queries.


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