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How do I change/update a saved password in the security tab when I use the Master password?

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I have a long list of saved passwords in the passwords section of the security tab in Tools>options. I changed my password for my browser but the master password still provides the old one. How do I update the password in Tools>options>security>passwords?

I have a long list of saved passwords in the passwords section of the security tab in Tools>options. I changed my password for my browser but the master password still provides the old one. How do I update the password in Tools>options>security>passwords?

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You can start Firefox in Safe Mode and check if one of your extensions is causing this problem:


http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Basic%20Troubleshooting#w_4-restart-firefox-in-safe-mode

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Did you see "Change Master Password" in Tools > Options > Security?

That's where you change your Master Password. You probably have to restart Firefox after you did that.

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It's not the Master password I want to change, it's one of the already saved passwords

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If you are talking about individual password. When you log-in a website, enter the correct (or new) Password and Firefox should ask you if you want to change the password or not.

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It isn't asking me to change the password

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Although I have checked both "remember passwords for sites" and "Use a master password" boxes I am not being prompted to add or change any passwords even for a new site

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You can start Firefox in Safe Mode and check if one of your extensions is causing this problem:


http://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Basic%20Troubleshooting#w_4-restart-firefox-in-safe-mode

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I reset my Firefox to default settings and am now being prompted to save my passwords, many thanks!