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Firefox Saved Password and Logins

Recently updated on August 31st, 2020 at 07:07 pm

Firefox is one of the fastest and most secure browsers available. It comes with a lot of features, one of them is firefox saves password or firefox saves logins. This feature saves the username and password of the different websites on your firefox local database. When you visit the website again your website login details are filled automatically with the help of firefox saves password or saved login feature. But it is not secure anyone can access it from the settings. Today in this post we’re going to explain how you can manage firefox saved login and password.

How to Save Password on Firefox Browser

First, we’re to explain how a firefox password is saved. When you visit a website for example Facebook and you enter your login details and click on login to proceed, a popup will open on the left side of the screen with your login details. You’ll now get the option to save or don’t save the password or login details on the firefox browser.

save password on firefox

How to View and Manage Firefox Saved Passwords and Logins

If you have a lot of passwords saved on your firefox browser, follow the steps below to manage firefox saved login:

View and Manage Firefox Saved Password with these steps

  1. Open your Firefox browser.

  2. Now click on the Settings (gear icon) from the top right side of the screen.

    click on firefox settings

  3. Now click on Privacy & Settings you’ll find on the left side of the screen.

    click on privacy and settings

  4. Scroll down and go to the Logins and Passwords section.

  5. To view your saved password click on Saved Logins

    firefox saved password and logins

  6. On the left side, you’ll get the list of all the websites whose logins or passwords are saved on your firefox browser.

    firefox saved website list

  7. Now to edit or delete click login details of a website. Select the website from the left side, now or the right side you’ll get the options to edit and remove the login details.

    You can also copy the username from here. You can click on the eye icon to view your saved password on the firefox browser.view or manage firefox saved password

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How to Set Master Password on the Firefox Browser.

As you can see firefox saved password feature is not secured and anyone can access your login details. But you can make it secure by setting a master password for all of your saved login details on the firefox browser. Follow the steps below to set a master password on firefox:

  1. Open Firefox and click on settings (gear icon)
  2. Now go to privacy and security
  3. Scroll down and go to the Logins and Passwords section.
  4. Now check the box beside use a master password option.
set new master password firefox
  1. Enter a new password and re-enter the same password again and click on OK. You’ll get a message “Master Password successfully changed.” Click on OK
use firefox master password
  1. Now you’ll also get the option to change the Master password. To change the master password click on the change master password and enter the old password and enter the new password twice and click on ok.
change firefox master password

How to Save a New Login Details from Firefox Settings

Here are the steps to manually save a login password on firefox browser:

  1. Click on firefox settings and now click on privacy and settings.
  2. Again scroll down and click on Saved Logins
  3. Now click on the Create New Login option from the left bottom side of the screen.
create new login
  1. On thr right side of screen enter the address of the website (URL ) for which you want to save login details. Now enter username and password and click the save button.
save new password manually on firefox

So in the future when you open this website, on the login page your login details will be filled automatically.

Conclusion: If you are using firefox on your desktop and login and want to manage your saved password. You can easily manage them from the settings, go to privacy and security and from the password section you can view, edit,remove or add new password login details on firefox. You can also use a master password to secure all your saved passwords on firefox.

FAQ related to firefox saved passwords
Can I change saved password on firefox?

Yes, click on the saved logins in the privacy and security section in settings. Now select a website from the list and now you can change its password and save it.

Are firefox saved password and firefox saved login same option?

Yes both are same options. In the latest version of firefox it is named firefox saved logins.

It is safe to use firefox saved password feature?

It is not safe until you’re using a master password to secure your login details

If you’ve any more query related to firefox browser let us know from the comment box.

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