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Exporting Saved Logins

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I managed to get 3 files out of Firefox 79: KEY3.DB, KEY4.DB and LOGINS.JSON. They are now on my Desktop. How do I get them to go from there into Waterfox 2121.11?

P.S. I belive I set up a "sync" account by mistake. If I did, Please delete it. Thank you.

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You can use sync to share all selected data. Waterfox is compatible with the Mozilla sync servers.

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JSON file:

CSV: (copy/paste from console)




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Delete Account: Look for Delete Account at the bottom of

After, create a new sync using the system/profile that has the data. Wait for a while until the syncing is done before adding any new members.


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Did you check whether you can import a logins CSV backup in Waterfox as that is the easiest way ?

See the note at the bottom of this article about how to enable import CSV in Lockwise via the about:config page.

You only need to copy logins.json and key4.db as a possible key3.db is likely too old to work with a current logins.json.

You can use the button on the "Help -> More Troubleshooting Information" (about:support) page to go to the current Firefox profile folder or use the about:profiles page (Root directory).


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