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3272577 - How to disable dots or asterisks placeholder characters on password field in SAP GUI logon screen


When logging into a SAP system from SAP GUI, in the password field, the dots or asterisks(placeholder characters) have prefilled it:

It is desired that, before typing the password, nothing is displayed on the password field.
Therefore, the dots or asterisks should only appear as the password is typed:

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SAP GUI 770 or higher.


ABAP platform all versions ; SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP S/4HANA all versions


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