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Forgot My firefox account password

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated… (read more)

I tried to install lockwise on my mobile, but unfortunately I forgot my password to my account, which contain all the information. Luckily I have access to the associated email also the account is logged in on my laptop. But when resetting the password, I got a warning that I might lose some of my saved password and bookmarks, which I really don't want. Is there still anyway for me save my account without loosing any of my contents ?

Asked by Ahsan 1 month ago

Answered by cor-el 3 days ago

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I'm locked out of viewing saved passwords, and my Firefox login and password aren't giving me access

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (I have automatic updates enabled) on my Windows desktop. I am trying to view a saved password I created a while ago so I can use… (read more)

I'm using the latest version of Firefox (I have automatic updates enabled) on my Windows desktop. I am trying to view a saved password I created a while ago so I can use it in another application. I used to be able to view passwords via the "Logins and Passwords" option, followed by clicking on the eye symbol. Now when I try I am prompted to "verify my identity" with a login. My firefox account login and password (which I verified are correct) don't give me access.

My research suggests Firefox now uses Firefox Lockwise to secure passwords. I have not created a Firefox Lockwise account, so do not have an account name or password for it (if that's even necessary).

Another user posted a solution to a similar problem which he stated was a "temporary fix" that "may not work for future updates", and I am concerned. I would like to be able to view my saved password, now and in the future. How do I once again get access to my saved passwords?

Asked by j_d_spear 1 week ago

Answered by cor-el 1 week ago

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How do I stop Chrome browser (work managed) from copying everything i update on my FireFox browser? Apologies if this is a basic question.....

So at home I use 2 x browsers: Chrome & Firefox, with FF being my default browser. Ive also been using both browsers at work, until now cos they now "manage" our Chro… (read more)

So at home I use 2 x browsers: Chrome & Firefox, with FF being my default browser. Ive also been using both browsers at work, until now cos they now "manage" our Chrome on all PC's. Ive exported my Chrome passwords to .csv and removed all my passwords that are not work related. Ive signed out of syncing Chrome on my work PC. Ive removed all my bookmarks (except for work) and cleared all my browser history, cache etc "all time". What Ive noticed now when Ive opened my Firefox that any bookmark folders have been removed simultaneously, and if i add anything on my FF, it auto adds to the Chrome browser. What else do I need to do here please? Im drawing a blank as to what else I need to do....

Asked by PreshsOz 1 week ago

Answered by the-edmeister 6 days ago

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Default SSL Certificates

My SSL certificates on my linux machine was deleted as a mistake and I need to revert them back to default. It asks me to give exceptions on most HTTPS websites and I can… (read more)

My SSL certificates on my linux machine was deleted as a mistake and I need to revert them back to default. It asks me to give exceptions on most HTTPS websites and I can't access Yandex in any way.

Asked by varolbora5 4 days ago

Answered by varolbora5 4 days ago

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Cache won't clear

Regardless of what I try, my cache will not completely clear. There is always 989 KB that remains and will not clear. This is something that has just recently started and… (read more)

Regardless of what I try, my cache will not completely clear. There is always 989 KB that remains and will not clear. This is something that has just recently started and I have not changed anything. The only extensions I am using are Keeper Password Manager and Adblock.

Any ideas on how to get it to clear?

Asked by trainerjk 4 days ago

Answered by Shashank Shekhar 4 days ago

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Signing in to Firefox requires an authentication app that I don't have

Hello, My problem is this: Whenever I try to sign in to my Firefox account, it asks me to enter a security code from "your authentication app" in order to finish signing … (read more)

Hello, My problem is this: Whenever I try to sign in to my Firefox account, it asks me to enter a security code from "your authentication app" in order to finish signing in.

I don't know what app this is referring to. I checked Google authenticator and Microsoft authenticator apps and neither of them have Firefox on them. These are the only two authenticator apps I've ever used. Is there a special Mozilla authentication app that I'm supposed to be aware of?

In order to successfully log in, 3 times I had to use a recovery code from the list of codes on a pdf I was initially given. I don't want to eventually get locked out of my account.

Thank you for any help.

Asked by Lauren M 4 days ago

Answered by Wesley Branton 4 days ago

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i added vpn; lost previous session

Hi. I am running Apple OS 10.13.6 on my Mac Mini (Mid 2011) with Firefox 76.0.1. I added VPN. Seemed like a good idea. Little did I know that adding VPN would delete my l… (read more)

Hi. I am running Apple OS 10.13.6 on my Mac Mini (Mid 2011) with Firefox 76.0.1. I added VPN. Seemed like a good idea. Little did I know that adding VPN would delete my last session and disable my ability to restore previous sessions from now on. I needed to restart during the process of adding the VPN and, when I saw that all of my previous session was lost, I quit and went back in, thinking that I did something wrong. Noe I think that I may have eliminated some options to restore. Can anyone help me to restore my last session and enable future session restore? Maybe even disabling VPN? Thanks. -Gregg

Asked by Gregg Cirillo 4 days ago

Answered by cor-el 4 days ago

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changing user name

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be change… (read more)

I'm starting gender transition, I prefer to have my name match my identity, but it's a long process to change a legal name. Is there a way to change it as a "to be changed to"?

Asked by Joey 3 days ago

Answered by McCoy 2 days ago

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treats

Hey again guys just wondering if you can help me yet, am going threw a rough ride can do with something to make things just a bit more bareable cheers guys am desp or wou… (read more)

Hey again guys just wondering if you can help me yet, am going threw a rough ride can do with something to make things just a bit more bareable cheers guys am desp or wouldn't be asking right out like this xx

Asked by coleentait1 12 hours ago

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history cancel - not working

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I d… (read more)

Hello, I use to clear history every 2 months, but since some months the normal cancel history procedure doesn't work at all. Is there any toerh way to cancel history. I don't want to delete bookmarks and other settigns.

Asked by antonio089 8 hours ago

Answered by cor-el 6 hours ago

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My computer has been hacked and now I have chrome://weave in my passwords

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolon… (read more)

I was using an unprotected wifi for about 3 days and now I have unknown programs running and sometimes commond prompt boxes suddenly poping up and dissapearing. I'm nolonger using the computer and I'm changing all my passwords just in case. (not getting FF to remember them)

But there are unknown usernames and passwords in my synced passwords. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/930340 Does this mean the hacker has all my FF passwords and can access it anywhere and anytime if I change them is sync? Should I make a new Sync account?

Asked by dleggo 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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How do I get rid of unwanted social API in Firefox ?

I'm looking for non-social Firefox edition or version. I want to follow the latest FF updates, but without any integrated services like social spyware and any other kind … (read more)

I'm looking for non-social Firefox edition or version. I want to follow the latest FF updates, but without any integrated services like social spyware and any other kind of malware. Options disable / enable are not sufficient to be safe and security in Firefox is corrupted by social API.

Social services and features must be implemented only as a simple optional extensions and nothing more.

Asked by gregorys 7 years ago

Answered by gregorys 7 years ago

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When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be truste

When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be trusted. I then… (read more)

When I try to access this US military site, https://www.tricareonline.com/portal/page/portal/TricareOnline/Portal I get a warning that this site can't be trusted. I then get a notice to override Firefox if I trust the site. I get a certificate, override, and finally get the site. But this has happened a half dozen or so times, every time I try to log in to the military site. How can I log into this site without the annoying warnings?

Thanks, Donald Sullivan

Asked by dhsully 7 years ago

Answered by dhsully 7 years ago

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a website asked I wanted to automatically tell them my geographic location. Firefox popped up a screen with the option. How do I get back to this option?.

A newspaper website asked if I wanted to tell them my location. Firfox popped up and asked if I wanted to automatically tell sites that ask my geographic location. I cl… (read more)

A newspaper website asked if I wanted to tell them my location. Firfox popped up and asked if I wanted to automatically tell sites that ask my geographic location. I clicked and got more information. There was a section that gave instructions to permanently disable geographic location tracking. I followed the directions to disable, even though the default is no tracking. I had to type an two words with a : separating them into the address bar. This brought me to a long list of settings. I followed the directions but now it seems my location is being tracked by everyone.

How do I get back to this list of settings (which was not accessed through Options) to go back to the default?

Asked by alFuquay 7 years ago

Answered by user633449 7 years ago

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Am unable to use master password, when I try to add one the 'OK' button won't highlight or save it.

I recently uninstalled then reinstalled Firefox but now am unable to use master password. The 'OK' button does not activate, will not save password. Thank you Marilyn Br… (read more)

I recently uninstalled then reinstalled Firefox but now am unable to use master password. The 'OK' button does not activate, will not save password.

Thank you Marilyn Brann

Asked by marilyn6b 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago

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Enabling custom cookie handling kills facebook dropdowns

Hi, I'm using firefox for several years, but recently i discovered a weird effect on one of my computers, which was consistent across many FF versions (up to the recent v… (read more)

Hi,

I'm using firefox for several years, but recently i discovered a weird effect on one of my computers, which was consistent across many FF versions (up to the recent version 17 now). All drop down menus on facebook were not working for me. On one pc I can click on the red globe, and a menu opens - while on the other pc nothing happened. Now I was able to reproduce it.

As soon as I activate the "ask how long cookies are stored" option in the privacy settings, the drop down menus wont work/show. Choosing the default "Keep them as long as they are valid" reenables the drop down menus.

I really like the cookie storage time option so i can decide which website will remember me.

Asked by Liitiad 7 years ago

Answered by cor-el 7 years ago