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How to set a password for opening the browser?

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Before updating Firefox to Quantum the password was required to open the browser. No,w when the new version is set, the password is asked only after some seconds after opening Firefox. How to fix it?

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Hello there!

It sounds like you were using an extension (that may have become outdated with the new update) or a system setting to unlock Firefox before fully opening and this may have been changed with the latest update.

Some add-ons that may have become obsolete now are:

If you were using any of these (or something similar), they will no longer work with Firefox Quantum. Please wait until the developers come up with updated versions (or a new extension).

As an aside, the only "unlock" password I know of for Firefox is the Master Password: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-master-password-protect-stored-logins

I hope this helps.

Thank you for using Firefox!

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Hello there!

It sounds like you were using an extension (that may have become outdated with the new update) or a system setting to unlock Firefox before fully opening and this may have been changed with the latest update.

Some add-ons that may have become obsolete now are:

If you were using any of these (or something similar), they will no longer work with Firefox Quantum. Please wait until the developers come up with updated versions (or a new extension).

As an aside, the only "unlock" password I know of for Firefox is the Master Password: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/use-master-password-protect-stored-logins

I hope this helps.

Thank you for using Firefox!