How to set up a master password

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Set up a master password so that you can use one password to access all your apps.

To set up a master password:

  1. Open the Firefox for Android app.
  2. Tap the menu button (either below the screen on some devices or in the upper right of the browser) .
  3. Tap Settings (you may need to tap More first) .
  4. Tap Privacy.
  5. Scroll down to the Logins section.
  6. Tap the Use master password checkbox.
    The Create Master Password pop-up displays.
  7. Enter the new password in the Password field.
    Use lowercase and uppercase letters, numbers, and symbols to create a strong and complex master password.
  8. Re-enter the password in the Confirm Password field.
  9. Tap OK.

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