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I switched from Safari to Firefox. Much much better but my passwords are still in Safari. How do I get them in Firefox. I have 53..0.3

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I switched from Safari to Firefox. Much much better but my passwords are still in Safari. How do I get them in Firefox. I have 53..0.3

I switched from Safari to Firefox. Much much better but my passwords are still in Safari. How do I get them in Firefox. I have 53..0.3

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DRulz 7 solutions 43 answers

You can follow the steps below:

-> Press Shift+Control+B -> Click Show All Bookmarks (window opens) -> Click Import and Backup -> Select Import Data from Another Browser... (window opens) -> Follow on screen selection from there on

For more detailed info:

Import Bookmarks and personal data from another browser

Hope this helps!

You can follow the steps below: -> Press Shift+Control+B -> Click Show All Bookmarks (window opens) -> Click Import and Backup -> Select Import Data from Another Browser... (window opens) -> Follow on screen selection from there on For more detailed info: [[Import Bookmarks and personal data from another browser|Import Bookmarks and personal data from another browser]] Hope this helps!

Question owner

I followed the steps two times but my passwords from Safari were not saved in Firefox. On one site I often use I entered my user name and password and a box appeared in the upper left asking if I wanted Firefox to save the the data. I checked yes. After logging out I later went back to this site expecting that my use name and password would appear and that log in would be immediate as in Safari. But that did not happen and the log in boxes were bright yellow. Not sure what is going on but this is a big problem for me. Help!

I followed the steps two times but my passwords from Safari were not saved in Firefox. On one site I often use I entered my user name and password and a box appeared in the upper left asking if I wanted Firefox to save the the data. I checked yes. After logging out I later went back to this site expecting that my use name and password would appear and that log in would be immediate as in Safari. But that did not happen and the log in boxes were bright yellow. Not sure what is going on but this is a big problem for me. Help!
jscher2000
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I couldn't tell you why the login boxes were bright yellow. If you click in the username box and press the down arrow on the keyboard, does a list appear showing your saved username? If not, Firefox either didn't save it, or it was cleared, or there is something peculiar about the login form.

To see what logins Firefox has saved, you can check the preferences page:

"3-bar" menu button (or Firefox menu) > Preferences

In the left column, click Security. Then on the right side, toward the bottom, click the Saved Logins buttons to see what Firefox has stored for sites.

I couldn't tell you why the login boxes were bright yellow. If you click in the username box and press the down arrow on the keyboard, does a list appear showing your saved username? If not, Firefox either didn't save it, or it was cleared, or there is something peculiar about the login form. To see what logins Firefox has saved, you can check the preferences page: "3-bar" menu button (or Firefox menu) > Preferences In the left column, click Security. Then on the right side, toward the bottom, click the Saved Logins buttons to see what Firefox has stored for sites.

Question owner

Thank you but I still can't get my log ins (user names and passwords) transferred from Safari to Firefox. The Saved Logins in Firefox are ones I set up on Firefox.

One of my most important sites with a supposedly Saved Login still requires me to enter my user name, press the down arrow and select before the password is entered. Then I have to click on Log In to get onto the site. In Safari all I had to do was to click on Log In and the site opened.

Unless there is a solution to this I may have to go back to Safari which I would hate to do.

Thank you but I still can't get my log ins (user names and passwords) transferred from Safari to Firefox. The Saved Logins in Firefox are ones I set up on Firefox. One of my most important sites with a supposedly Saved Login still requires me to enter my user name, press the down arrow and select before the password is entered. Then I have to click on Log In to get onto the site. In Safari all I had to do was to click on Log In and the site opened. Unless there is a solution to this I may have to go back to Safari which I would hate to do.
jscher2000
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8878 solutions 72633 answers

Gberam said

Thank you but I still can't get my log ins (user names and passwords) transferred from Safari to Firefox.

I can't help with this part.

One of my most important sites with a supposedly Saved Login still requires me to enter my user name, press the down arrow and select before the password is entered. Then I have to click on Log In to get onto the site. In Safari all I had to do was to click on Log In and the site opened.

Does this page have an HTTPS address or an HTTP address? Firefox recently changed to not auto-filling on insecure (HTTP) pages, so that might explain the problem. There's a workaround for that if that is the issue.

''Gberam [[#answer-975880|said]]'' <blockquote> Thank you but I still can't get my log ins (user names and passwords) transferred from Safari to Firefox. </blockquote> I can't help with this part. <blockquote>One of my most important sites with a supposedly Saved Login still requires me to enter my user name, press the down arrow and select before the password is entered. Then I have to click on Log In to get onto the site. In Safari all I had to do was to click on Log In and the site opened.</blockquote> Does this page have an HTTPS address or an HTTP address? Firefox recently changed to not auto-filling on insecure (HTTP) pages, so that might explain the problem. There's a workaround for that if that is the issue.
cor-el
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Not much activity and progress.

  • bug 1018667 - Create a plan for accessing/importing Safari/Chrome passwords

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Not much activity and progress. *[https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1018667 bug 1018667] - Create a plan for accessing/importing Safari/Chrome passwords <i>Please do not comment in bug reports<br>https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/page.cgi?id=etiquette.html</i>