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Firefox 56.0.2 Usernames and passwords are not saved anymore?

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Usernames and passwords are not saved after last upgrade

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Is the Password Manager enabled?

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security: Logins: "Remember logins for sites"

Make sure you do not run Firefox in permanent Private Browsing mode (Always use Private Browsing mode; Never Remember History).

  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy -> Firefox will: "Use custom settings for history"
  • remove checkmark: [ ] "Always use Private Browsing mode"

A detail like a website remembering you (log you in automatically) is stored in a cookie.

You can use these steps to make a website recognize and remember you:

  • you can create an "Allow" exception to keep specific cookies, especially in case of secure websites and when cookies expire when Firefox is closed.
  • Options/Preferences -> Privacy & Security -> Cached Web Content: "Clear Now": Exceptions

If you remove the cookies from a website then the website will forget about you.

Modified by cor-el