Search Support

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

How can you view your saved form auto fill data?

  • 3 replies
  • 51 have this problem
  • 5603 views
  • Last reply by azrael888

more options

I want to view in a text document my saved form autofill data. I know in previous versions of firefox there was some .dat file you could access. I can't seem to find this file anywhere for version 4. Any help?

All Replies (3)

more options

Do you have an "autofill" extension installed? Or are you talking about the standard "form history" data that Firefox saves?

Firefox hasn't used a .dat file for form history for a while now, it has been using formhistory.sqlite for that data since the Firefox 3.0 versions came out. You need an SQLite Manager program or extension to be able to view that type of file, but it doesn't display that data sequentially or in a table. A "query" needs to be done per type of data to be able to see it, from the little I have figured out about the "SQLite Manager" extension or program.

more options
more options

FANTASTIC! Thanks for the sqlite info that really helped. I did the add on and went through it and it was everything I was looking for. I didn't find what I was looking for but I know how to get to that information if I ever need to look for it in the future. Thanks again!