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Could we lose passwords on all devices in Firefox if we cannot reme our master password on one device, but hav no master password on another device for Firefox?

If we cannot remember our Firefox master password on one device, but have no master password on another device for Firefox, would we lose all of our Firefox passwords on … (Lesen Sie mehr)

If we cannot remember our Firefox master password on one device, but have no master password on another device for Firefox, would we lose all of our Firefox passwords on all devices?

Gefragt von TheNOLArtist vor 2 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von the-edmeister vor 2 Jahren

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Too many requests for master password

Windows 10, Version 10.0.15063 Build 15063. Firefox ver. 66.0.2 I think this problem roughly corresponds to the last Firefox update, but I can't be sure. Previously the… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Windows 10, Version 10.0.15063 Build 15063. Firefox ver. 66.0.2 I think this problem roughly corresponds to the last Firefox update, but I can't be sure. Previously the request for my master password only came after I first opened Firefox, and then if I restarted it and tryed to log in to a saved site. Now it comes up many times during use of a site, sometimes when I typing in a request for something unrelated to logging in. It also interrupts the typing on the site and starts typing the rest of what I'm doing in the request for master Pw box.

Gefragt von gwhitcomb vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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My masterpassword (unchanged) no longer is working. Why?

Had to have my computer serviced when i got it back today my master password was not working. How do I resolve this? Preferably without losing all my saved passwords. … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Had to have my computer serviced when i got it back today my master password was not working. How do I resolve this? Preferably without losing all my saved passwords.

Gefragt von vagabond-wilke vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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Passwords are not secure with master password

I'm cross-posting this in the desktop version forums since it applies for both mobile and desktop. I really don't understand what is the logic behind the way the password… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I'm cross-posting this in the desktop version forums since it applies for both mobile and desktop.

I really don't understand what is the logic behind the way the password manager was implemented, and it's a major no-go for me. The purpose of a master password should be that it is asked EACH time you try to show the passwords in plain text (in the settings), not once per session (which is also very annoying since the purpose of the password manager is to prevent you from having to enter passwords).

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If I enter my master password but leave the computer turned on or my cell phone on the table without closing Firefox (which most people do), then someone can go to my setting and have a plain text version of all my passwords instantly, which is pretty bad. The other thing is that while I understand that SOME people might want to enter their master password once per session, most people don't care about this and find this actually annoying and this should be optional. This is actually beating the purpose of the password manager which is NOT to have to enter any password. They are masked, and I do not care if someone opens my browser and views my facebook. What I really care about however is that they shouldn't be able to go to my settings and have an easy access to all my passwords in plain text!

So having to enter your password every session should be an option, while having to enter your password should be mandatory each time you open the password manager itself (or at least optional!). What a major security flaw for a browser that prides itself on privacy...

Gefragt von Vilko L vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von Vilko L vor 3 Jahren

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Firefox repeatedly asks for Master Password, but won't let me enter it

I recently established a Firefox.com account so I could sync bookmarks across devices. Every time I start FF, it asks me for my master password, but won't accept it. Even… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I recently established a Firefox.com account so I could sync bookmarks across devices. Every time I start FF, it asks me for my master password, but won't accept it. Even after I've just signed into my FF.com account. When I type in my password, the window to enter my password just reappears. I tried unchecking the box to use a master password, since I won't be using FF to store passwords anyway. To do this, you have to enter your current password, which I did, but the 'Remove' button remains greyed-out and unclickable.

So basically, FF won't accept my password, but also won't let me remove the password.

Gefragt von Ambivalent vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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cannot change master password

I refreshed Firefox to help speed it up and now it won't let me access my saved passwords and when I try to turn on my Master Password it asks me to enter a new password.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I refreshed Firefox to help speed it up and now it won't let me access my saved passwords and when I try to turn on my Master Password it asks me to enter a new password. The 'current password' field won't let me type anything into it; so when I go to enter a new password, and submit, it tells me that it can't change my password.

Gefragt von acmontgomery vor 3 Jahren

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Is firefox run by crazy people or am I crazy to have fallen for master password?

I do not log out of websites and firefox suggesting a master password sounded okay so I did. I should hae never let my wife use my PC because I was logged out of everyth… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I do not log out of websites and firefox suggesting a master password sounded okay so I did. I should hae never let my wife use my PC because I was logged out of everything and cannot remember my master password. To retrieve it firefox says I will lose all sorts of logging in dat. This sounds worse than what what master password claimed to avoid. I am madder than mad, so tired of google dogging me and having to register on every web site I look at. firefox was better the explorer once but now I hate it with a passion. I just wanted to use the internet not be invaded by the protectors. Tired of everything becoming obsolete and upgraded and hearing personal information is stolen. I am sick and tired of zuckerburg and zillow and trulia and google and facebook and damn ads following me with small videos on the sides playing crap. I want my master password now and I do not want to lose a single piece of my info doing it you lying ridiculous commies. You are destroying civilization and none of you know how to build a house or fix a car or kill dinner.

Gefragt von cravinbob vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von FredMcD vor 3 Jahren

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How to use master password only to reveal password?

Hi, It's a pain right now using a master password on firefox. Every time I go to a website that needs my login, Firefox ask for my master password before it will load the… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hi,

It's a pain right now using a master password on firefox. Every time I go to a website that needs my login, Firefox ask for my master password before it will load the user/pass into the login page. If I don't use the master password, then the problem is that if I leave my computer unlock for a little bit, someone can come by and click show password in setting and it will just show the passwords without asking for the master password.

So what I want is to only use master password when I click on show password in setting, and I don't have to do anything when trying to login to a page.

This is doable at work, with their security setting for all computer and it works great. When I click show password on Firefox at work, the computer ask for my Windows login password before it would show the Firefox password. That's what I want the master password to do. Only ask for it when I click show password.

Thanks

Gefragt von zsming vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von FredMcD vor 3 Jahren

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Since the latest update (59.0.1) if you have Master Password set, Firefox can no longer access saved logins (not just my PC). Works fine with it disabled.

As per other people, the 'enter master password' box comes up when starting Firefox and can cause the whole thing to become unusable. However, the main issue appears to b… (Lesen Sie mehr)

As per other people, the 'enter master password' box comes up when starting Firefox and can cause the whole thing to become unusable. However, the main issue appears to be that Saved Logins (both using them and saving them) has ceased working. If I remove the master password and restart Firefox, they are all available again. Master Password can be set and all is fine until I restart Firefox, whereupon they stop warking again. Same thing happening on my daughter's laptop which also just updated to 59.0.1.

Gefragt von NigelRaz vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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Firefox 59 can't access my logins

Firefox recently updated to v59 and, as with some other users, it is (a) asking for the master password on starting up rather than on first use, and (b) losing access to … (Lesen Sie mehr)

Firefox recently updated to v59 and, as with some other users, it is (a) asking for the master password on starting up rather than on first use, and (b) losing access to my logins (there are about 200 in total). After reading other answers I have deleted two files, secmod and key4. That solves the problem the next time Firefox is used - presumably it reads the logins from key3. However, after restarting the computer and launching Firefox again, a new key4 appears in the profile and the problems above recur. (I back up my complete Firefox profile with my normal data backup, so have a 'good' copy to refer to from before the problems started).

Is there any way of permanently stopping the problem recurring - or at worst, copying the logins and 'reinstalling' them correctly into v59 (without having to write them down physically)?

Gefragt von Dulverton vor 3 Jahren

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Why does Firefox asks for Master password on startup (for synchronizing) on desktop but not on the Android edition?

I use a Master password and Firefox Sync on an Android device (58.0.2) and a desktop (ESR 52.6.0). In both setups I have not selected to synchronize my passwords. On ever… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I use a Master password and Firefox Sync on an Android device (58.0.2) and a desktop (ESR 52.6.0). In both setups I have not selected to synchronize my passwords.

On every startup Firefox on Desktop asks for my Master password. As I read in the Mozilla knowledge base [1] and an answer in the Firefox support forum [2] this behavior is intentional as the login used for the Firefox Account is protected by the Master password. Although I find it annoying to deal with the Master password dialog on each startup I recognize the rationale.

It occurred to me that Firefox for Android does not ask for my Master password on every startup, but only in case a password may be entered in a web-site's form. Although Firefox Sync is activated and regularly successfully performed.

I actually have two questions:

A) Is the protection of the Firefox Account login on Firefox for Android less secure than with Firefox for Desktop (presumed a Master password is set in both cases)?

B) Is it possible to adjust the settings of Firefox for Android to behave as the Firefox for Desktop (regarding Firefox Account login protection) and/or vice-versa?

[1] https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/using-master-password-sync

[2] https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1039575#answer-672996

Gefragt von ringelkrat vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von ringelkrat vor 3 Jahren

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I never setup a master password, but it is turned on and I can't turn it off.

In "Settings" the "Use Master Password" is checked. If I click it to turn it off, it asks me for my Master Password. Since I never had a master password, I don't know it.… (Lesen Sie mehr)

In "Settings" the "Use Master Password" is checked. If I click it to turn it off, it asks me for my Master Password. Since I never had a master password, I don't know it. While using Firefox, the master password will pop up, and I have to click "Cancel". This is a real nuisance. I even tried uninstalling Firefox and reinstalling it, but the problem persists. I use Norton Identity Safe to manage my passwords and do not need the Master Password feature. Please help!

Gefragt von jmalioto vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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Master password got lost by your last upgrade

You guys had a big update, all that fast new performance. My master password (MP) was missing after installing the update. So I ran that way for a few days, but didn't … (Lesen Sie mehr)

You guys had a big update, all that fast new performance. My master password (MP) was missing after installing the update.

So I ran that way for a few days, but didn't want my password to be unprotected. So I put in a new MP, but it's apparently corrupted. I can't login to see my stored passwords. The MP challenge popup comes up over and over. Woe is me.

Guess I'll go to Brave unless you have a fix. If I have to lose all my saved password by resetting my MP, there's no reason to continue using Firefox.

Gefragt von RenoHuskerDu vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von cor-el vor 3 Jahren

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I lost my Logins

Hey there, I forgot my Firefox password so I did reset the password.... now I see nothing in saved logins. In Mobile I see all saved logins.. but In PC I lost it! Help me… (Lesen Sie mehr)

Hey there, I forgot my Firefox password so I did reset the password.... now I see nothing in saved logins.

In Mobile I see all saved logins.. but In PC I lost it!

Help me!!!

Gefragt von VinayS vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von the-edmeister vor 3 Jahren

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FF 57 update my Master Password stop working

I know my password. It is written down and I used it all the time. It must have been after this update my master password stopped working. There are others on online foru… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I know my password. It is written down and I used it all the time. It must have been after this update my master password stopped working. There are others on online forums that explain the same problem.

Gefragt von gijoeyjoe vor 3 Jahren

Letzte Antwort von FredMcD vor 3 Jahren

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Password popup window suggestion.

The new version of FF is fantastic and on my tablet with the atom processor it has really speed up the response time of FF. This is one problem I have with all of my com… (Lesen Sie mehr)

The new version of FF is fantastic and on my tablet with the atom processor it has really speed up the response time of FF. This is one problem I have with all of my computers from Atom processor to Intel I5 quad core skylake processor systems. When I open FF the password windows takes a long time to show up to 5 seconds and if I do not enter my 20 character password in time, I get up to 4 password windows (I usually have FF startup with a web page that askes for username and password). Here is my suggestion for startup modification. 1) I would rather have the password window popup first before FF shows on my desktop. This way you enter the password or hit cancel which opens FF with password manager available or locked. Another idea is I know Libre Office uses something called quickstarter which is a tiny program always running in the background to speed up loading of Libre Office. It would not bother me in the least having a small FF program always running in the background to help speed up the loading of the password manager since FF has been my default browser for 10 years.

Gefragt von Ed vor 3 Jahren

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After update to version 57 firefox no longer asks for master password to access stored passwords

I've just tried looking at saved passwords. In the past I needed to enter a master password to do this. But now the saved passwords can be displayed without entering th… (Lesen Sie mehr)

I've just tried looking at saved passwords. In the past I needed to enter a master password to do this. But now the saved passwords can be displayed without entering the master password.

Gefragt von JulianK vor 3 Jahren

Beantwortet von cor-el vor 3 Jahren