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Autologin

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Firefox was my best when it auto-logined to my emails and pages. It saved much of my time. But to my disappointment, it's not happening now. Everytime I have to enter the credentials making it more boring.

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Hi Sallu Don,

You can turn on Autofill Logins and Passwords

  • Click on menu bar.
  • Click on Settings.
  • Choose Privacy & Security from left menu and Tick Autofill Logins & Passwords from Logins & Passwords toolbar.

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It is already ticked Shawshank.

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Whenever I started the firefox, it would automatically login on any sites I wanted to surf in. But I am very disappointed that its not happening now at all. Morever tabs doesn't switch respective of use now. I feel like switching to Chrome now.

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In case you use "Clear history when Firefox closes" or otherwise clear history.

  • do not clear the Cookies
  • do not clear the Site Preferences
  • clearing "Site Preferences" clears exceptions for cookies, images, pop-up windows, and software installation and exceptions for passwords and other website specific data
  • clearing "Cookies" will remove all cookies including cookies with an allow exception you may want to keep

Detail like websites remembering you and log you in automatically is stored in a cookie.

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

  • create a cookie allow exception with the proper protocol (https:// or http://) to make a website remember you

You can check that you aren't clearing important cookies.

  • using "Delete cookies and site data when Firefox is closed" keeps cookies with an allow exception
  • using "Clear history when Firefox closes" to clear cookies clears all cookies including cookies with an allow exception you may want to keep
  • clearing "Site Preferences" clears exceptions for cookies, images, pop-up windows, and software installation and exceptions for passwords and other website specific data
  • Settings -> Privacy & Security
    Cookies and Site Data: "Manage Exceptions/Permissions"

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