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firefox account can't login

My email was recycled and couldn't receive the verification code, which led to the inability to log in to my firefox account.What should I do? If I create a new firefox a… (read more)

My email was recycled and couldn't receive the verification code, which led to the inability to log in to my firefox account.What should I do? If I create a new firefox account,how can I relate to my old account?

Asked by pacteraITDC 1 year ago

Last reply by cor-el 1 year ago

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I cannot login to my firefox account, reason it gives is "state"

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and nev… (read more)

I have no idea what state is on file as being my state of residence (I move a lot for a civilian), but I've lived at this address for the last three or four years and never had any issue with logging in to my firefox account before. I have plenty of trouble with my location WITHIN the state (Oklahoma), because apparently the only cities that exist in the state are OKC and Tulsa /eyeroll, but I've never had an issue with the state itself being misidentified. I could understand if a VPN was causing the issue, but I'm not using a VPN (I know, I probably should, but imagine the login issue THEN! lol). Thanks in advance for any help.

Asked by Kesra 1 year ago

Last reply by ExtremeMachinez 1 year ago

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Unable to Login

I am unable to login to firefox accounts . I have the correct Email and Password, but it keeps asking me for the conformation code sent to the email for login, but i dont… (read more)

I am unable to login to firefox accounts .

I have the correct Email and Password, but it keeps asking me for the conformation code sent to the email for login, but i dont have access to the Email as the password is saved in sync server.

I mean the Lockwise Sync server. No i don't have any device currently logged in to Sync. I recently Formatted my PC, So all files for password manager were lost(I synced the logins to the server before formatting my pc hoping that the Login id and Password for the Accounts would be enough to retrieve them ) and am trying to retrieve the logins.

No luck with the login links i can login but cannot change anything in the settings, it says :

" NOTE: Before you can view or make changes to this section, you will need to verify your email address. "

So any way i try it is asking for the conformation code sent to my Email address Whose password is stuck in my sync server.

So its like


can't access the sync server -------because------- can't access my email for code------because--------can't access my firefox lockwise -------because-------can't access sync server

Need Help ASAP Please.

Asked by 029gautam 1 year ago

Last reply by Wesley Branton 1 year ago

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login details, bookmarks

I changed the password for the firefox account because I installed a new windows, after which all login details and bookmarks disappeared. during the password change I wa… (read more)

I changed the password for the firefox account because I installed a new windows, after which all login details and bookmarks disappeared. during the password change I was not informed that I would lose all data! I let you keep this information in the cloud in trust and you deleted it? Have you gone crazy!?!?!?!? I want to get back my data immediately! I see that a lot of people have a similar problem and you don't do anything about it? How can I trust you at all in this situation?

Asked by gosukody 1 year ago

Last reply by Shashank Shekhar 1 year ago

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Adware hidden in Firefox Account

I recently observed that when I visit a certain page (not a website, but a certain page in the website), it seems to be attempting to load flashing the "X" repeatedly. Af… (read more)

I recently observed that when I visit a certain page (not a website, but a certain page in the website), it seems to be attempting to load flashing the "X" repeatedly. After a few seconds it stops and within 10 seconds I am then redirected to a scam survey website asking me how satisfied I am with my internet provider. I immediately assumed the worst and ran McAfee scans, cleared cache, Malwarebytes free trial scans and no joy.

Then I logged into another computer and loaded up the same page. Please note instead of logging into Firefox and clicking on my bookmark, I simply went to the website, logged in and went to the page. It is the same link in the end. Nothing happened. I thought it was something wrong with my PC at this stage.

I then decided to log into Firefox to see if that would yield different results. I logged in on the other computer that had not presented the spam yet. I clicked the bookmark and it did it. The spam page loaded. From this I understand whatever is causing the problem is in my Firefox Account data.

I then immediately logged out of Firefox on the second computer, uninstalled it and then redownloaded it. Without logging in, the spam still comes up. I am lost. Neither McAfee, Malwarebytes or AdwCleaner find it.

The link for the spam is different every time, usually ending in ".xyz".

Before the spam was present, the page always had a normal padlock beside the URL. Now,sometimes not always, when the spam is going to come up it has an orange warning symbol and say some elements are not secure, and it says something about images.

The page it occurs on is on eBay, and I have used this site no problem for years. It only occurs on my regional message page specific to my country, not on the message page on "ebay.com".

Any help greatly appreciated.

Asked by g474 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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Can't connect to accounts.firefox.com

I cannot load https://accounts.firefox.com. I get the "Unable to connect" page. Opening a dev console doesn't show anything odd in logs. I tried following the steps on th… (read more)

I cannot load https://accounts.firefox.com. I get the "Unable to connect" page. Opening a dev console doesn't show anything odd in logs. I tried following the steps on this page https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-cant-load-websites-other-browsers-can to no avail. It doesn't work under safe mode either. Other browsers on this same machine load the site just fine. Anything else I can test?

Asked by Stephen 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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Sign-in security flaw (no password required)

Astonishingly, Firefox Accounts, and everything behind them, do not require any password for sign-in/log-in. That is, I created a PW and logged in once. But no matter h… (read more)

Astonishingly, Firefox Accounts, and everything behind them, do not require any password for sign-in/log-in. That is, I created a PW and logged in once. But no matter how many times I sign out, Mozilla's systems lets me back in with just a user name and no PW required. This utter failure at basic security is quite disturbing.

Asked by beskeptical 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago