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how do I import passwords from chrome

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I have Chrome and want to go back to Firefox but how can I import my saved passwords?

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Ibai
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123 solutions 709 answers

Hi!

As far as I know, there's no possibility of doing this automatically, yet. There's a group working on it.

You can migrate them manually...but I guess that's quite a lot of work.

Sorry for not being more helpful. Ibai

shifuimam 2 solutions 21 answers

There's some info here:

http://techlogon.com/2011/12/02/how-to-import-google-chrome-data-into-firefox/

That article indicates that Firefox has an automatic importer since version 11, but I think that only runs the very first time you launch Firefox. Those steps should work - I just tried with the newest versions of Firefox and Chrome installed, and it let me import Chrome data.

cor-el
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10753 solutions 96760 answers

This is still a work in progress:

  • bug 589589 - Chrome profile migration for Import Wizard and Migration Assistant - passwords, form data, and settings

(please do not comment in bug reports: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html; you can vote instead to show your interest)