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why doesn't firefox ask me if I want to store the password for a site? It used to.

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Firefox does not ask me if I want to store a password for sites that do not have a stored password. I have stored passwords for several sites but can't add or change any passwords.

Firefox does not ask me if I want to store a password for sites that do not have a stored password. I have stored passwords for several sites but can't add or change any passwords.

Chosen solution

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Never remember history).

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history"
  • Deselect: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode"
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FredMcD
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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/password-manager-remember-delete-change-passwords https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/usernames-and-passwords-are-not-saved

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Chosen Solution

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Never remember history).

  • Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history"
  • Deselect: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode"
Make sure that you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Never remember history). *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Private+Browsing *Tools > Options > Privacy > Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history" *Deselect: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode"

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Thanks=--I did happen to find that out on my own finally.

Thanks=--I did happen to find that out on my own finally.