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Although having deselected the option under Security > Saving passwords / logins, Mozilla does save my password for gmail.

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I deselected the option under Security > "Remember logins for websites". But I still have the technical error that Mozilla does save my password for Gmail accounts. I dont want that for safety reasons in case somebody steals my laptop and can access my gmail account. Do you know the solution so that mozilla does not save any passwords?

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Hi rootsrider, could you check that any previously saved saved login(s) for google.com and other Google properties (e.g., YouTube) has been removed? You can do that on the Options page, either:

  • "3-bar" menu button (or Tools menu) > Options
  • type or paste about:preferences in the address bar and press Enter

In the left column, click Security. Then on the right side, find the "Saved Logins" button and click that to review and remove existing saved logins for sites you do not want automatically logged in.

If the passwords are not saved there:

Firefox may be reconnecting to a still-logged-in session because it saved a persistent cookie, or there may be an add-on which is logging you in.

If the saved login returns:

At what interval does the data reappear? For example:

  • After you exit Firefox and start it up again
  • When you shut down Windows and start it up again
  • After visiting a particular site or using a particular Firefox feature
  • Other...