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how can you import saved pswd from one firefox to another firefox

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I want to put all my saved pswd. on my desktop in my new laptop with having to go to all web sites and signing in, thanks.

I want to put all my saved pswd. on my desktop in my new laptop with having to go to all web sites and signing in, thanks.

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Also there is the Password Exporter extension.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/password-exporter/

It allows you to export and import your saved passwords and disabled login hosts from Password Manager.

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iamjayakumars 475 solutions 5852 answers

Two ways to do that

  • Profile Backup
  • Firefox Sync

Profiles - Where Firefox stores your bookmarks, passwords and other user data


Firefox Sync - Take your bookmarks, tabs and personal information with you

Two ways to do that *Profile Backup *Firefox Sync Profiles - Where Firefox stores your bookmarks, passwords and other user data *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/profiles-where-firefox-stores-user-data *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup Firefox Sync - Take your bookmarks, tabs and personal information with you *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-sync-take-your-bookmarks-and-tabs-with-you
cor-el
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You can copy the two files signons.sqlite and key3.db (encryption key) from the profile folder of the desktop computer to the profile folder of the laptop.

You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder:

You can copy the two files signons.sqlite and key3.db (encryption key) from the profile folder of the desktop computer to the profile folder of the laptop. *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/Recovering+important+data+from+an+old+profile You can use this button to go to the Firefox profile folder: *Help > Troubleshooting Information > Profile Directory: Show Folder *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Password_Manager
the-edmeister
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Chosen Solution

Also there is the Password Exporter extension.
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/password-exporter/

It allows you to export and import your saved passwords and disabled login hosts from Password Manager.

Also there is the Password Exporter extension. <br /> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/password-exporter/ It allows you to export and import your saved passwords and disabled login hosts from Password Manager.

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I USED THE %APPT TO OPEN ,CTRL a,DRAG DROP TO FLASH DRIVE ON MY DESKTOP. REVERSED ON LAPTOP AFTER CLEARING . WORKED LIKE A CHARM !!!! THANKS, THIS SAVED A LOT OF TIME AND EFFORT.

I USED THE %APPT TO OPEN ,CTRL a,DRAG DROP TO FLASH DRIVE ON MY DESKTOP. REVERSED ON LAPTOP AFTER CLEARING . WORKED LIKE A CHARM !!!! THANKS, THIS SAVED A LOT OF TIME AND EFFORT.