Sync logins in Firefox desktop

You can enable logins sync on Firefox desktop so you can access your logins across other synced devices.

Before you begin: Sign up for a free Firefox Account if you don't already have one.

Set up automatic sync

  1. Click on the menu button fx57menu to open the menu panel.
  2. Click your Firefox Account email or display name (you might need to sign in first.)

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  3. Click Sync Settings (or click Set Up Sync…, if Sync has been disabled).
    The Sync panel of your Firefox OptionsPreferences page displays.
    • If the Sync panel shows Syncing: ON, click Change…. If it shows Syncing: OFF, click Set Up Sync… to turn Sync on.
  4. In the Choose What To Sync box that opens, put a check mark next to Logins and passwords.
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  5. Click Save Changes.
  1. Click on the menu button fx57menu to open the menu panel.
  2. Click your Firefox Account email or display name (you might need to sign in first.)

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  3. Click Sync Settings.
    • The Sync panel of your Firefox OptionsPreferences page displays.
  4. In the Sync Settings section, put a check mark next to Logins.
  1. Click on the menu button fx57menu to open the menu panel.
  2. Click on your Firefox Account email or display name to open the Sync preferences. If you're logged out, you will need to sign in first by clicking Sign in to Sync.
  3. In the Sync Settings section, put a check mark next to Logins:
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Force a manual sync

Firefox Accounts will sync at regular intervals, but you can also force a manual sync.

  1. Click on the menu button fx57menu to open the menu panel.
  2. Click the icon next to your Firefox Account email or display name.
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  1. Click the Firefox Account icon in the toolbar.

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  2. Click Sync Now.

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