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saved logins disappeared

I cannot find an old Firefox folder. I have looked in profile and found 2 logins.json files, dated 21.03 & 09.03, the earlier says corrupt, have copied both together … (read more)

I cannot find an old Firefox folder. I have looked in profile and found 2 logins.json files, dated 21.03 & 09.03, the earlier says corrupt, have copied both together with the sqlite file. How do I open these files to check them ? Tried Firefox in Safe Mode, still no logins. Help would be appreciated, thank you

Asked by millos 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Private mode with exceptions

I use Firefox in private browsing by default. However, that means that I always have to login to any website, which can be a pain. I was wondering if there is some middle… (read more)

I use Firefox in private browsing by default. However, that means that I always have to login to any website, which can be a pain.

I was wondering if there is some middle ground. For example, if I could whitelist cookies from a specific domain to persist across private mode sessions or to be imported from non-private browsing. I am aware that I could be tracked by those domains, but that is a compromise I'm happy with.

Asked by hnder 1 year ago

Last reply by jscher2000 1 year ago

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I cant see my saved passwords

I know that my saved passwords are still available - because when I go onto sites I always use, on this browser, it logs me in. However if I go to Options>Privacy &… (read more)

I know that my saved passwords are still available - because when I go onto sites I always use, on this browser, it logs me in.

However if I go to Options>Privacy & Security> Saved logins it only shows the "firefox account credentials" (which I had never noticed before) and 1 password I updated today

Asked by PeteWein 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Firefox (for android) saved my password as form info!

I went to log into Gmail on Firefox on my phone. I noticed that if I hit the "show password" button and then clicked on the box for entering the password, Firefox showed … (read more)

I went to log into Gmail on Firefox on my phone. I noticed that if I hit the "show password" button and then clicked on the box for entering the password, Firefox showed me my password as a suggestion, in plaintext, as if it were form data.

Some things to note:

  • I have never saved any passwords on Firefox on my phone (nor have I ever allowed Firefox to save my Gmail password, even on other devices). When I went into "Manage logins" in the settings, Gmail was not there.
  • I then decided to clear private data, and chose ONLY to clear "Form history". Sure enough, the Gmail password stopped showing up.

This is concerning to me! Am I misunderstanding the situation somehow, or is this a security problem?

Asked by StellarFrog 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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how can i save passwords

I have AVAST running on my computer in passive mode; I simply have not bothered to remove it, fearing screwing something up. Now, AVAST has stripped all my saved password… (read more)

I have AVAST running on my computer in passive mode; I simply have not bothered to remove it, fearing screwing something up. Now, AVAST has stripped all my saved passwords from FIREFOX. Can I load these back into Firefox from my renegade AVAST?

Asked by GREENGHOST 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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What is the easy solution of getting your saved passwords back after this last update?

After the last Firefox update all of my saved passwords words were wiped. I saw some technical changing files and resetting things. I need an easier path. I tried usin… (read more)

After the last Firefox update all of my saved passwords words were wiped. I saw some technical changing files and resetting things. I need an easier path. I tried using a system update, but my laptop refused to do it. It keeps thinking the antivirus is on, when it is not. Please help!

Asked by Garnetspur 2 years ago

Last reply by cor-el 2 years ago

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I have accidently updated my password under saved login and cant see any previous version of login.json file in profile folder. Could you please help me?me

I have accidently updated my password under saved login and cant see any previous version of login.json file in profile folder. Could you please help me to retrieve that.… (read more)

I have accidently updated my password under saved login and cant see any previous version of login.json file in profile folder. Could you please help me to retrieve that. it is really important for me to get it. I have my account created for mozilla browser if that can help me somehow.

Asked by Summved 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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I really don't understand how firefox could dump all my saved logins, including passwords. Seriously, this browser is the worst. Unforgivable. Leaving!

All of my saved passwords have been dumped, deleted, gone. NO reason. I've seen others with the same complaint. There is no excuse for this. And it is unforgivable. … (read more)

All of my saved passwords have been dumped, deleted, gone. NO reason. I've seen others with the same complaint. There is no excuse for this. And it is unforgivable. This browser is a child's toy, not serious about being reliable. IF there is a solution to this problem you have created, if I can get my passwords back, I'd love to know how. But I'll bet there is no solution. I'll bet this ridiculous string of coded incompetence cannot be redeemed.

Have I made myself clear?

Asked by whokares 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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Can not enter any password on plugins where those are required

I've got Mozilla-Plugins like LastPass and NordVpn, where I can enter my username or my email account at first, but each time I try to switch to the next box , where I sh… (read more)

I've got Mozilla-Plugins like LastPass and NordVpn, where I can enter my username or my email account at first, but each time I try to switch to the next box , where I should be able to enter my Password, either by cursor or tab the Plugin window closes instantly.

I have already tried it with every other plugin disabled to pinpoint if it's maybe a problem another plugin causes, but that's not it.

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, but I had the same problem on Ubuntu 17.04 LTS

So every idea is appreciated!

Asked by arseen 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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firefox doesn't auto fill in passwords

Notice a lot of the times firefox will either (1) fill in the password but not my user name (2) fill in my username but not my password (3) not fill in either It's saved … (read more)

Notice a lot of the times firefox will either (1) fill in the password but not my user name (2) fill in my username but not my password (3) not fill in either

It's saved to my firefox, I can go to my password lists and see them, but it won't fill it in once I'm on the sites. (and yes, I am visiting the correct website not a variation of the site like gmail.com and not gmail.ca

Asked by joesphdavis 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago

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How do I save a password for a website that does not ask if I would like saved, and there is no key icon to click on

When logging onto a website, it does not give me the option to save the password. At one point the password was saved, and then we had to reset it. After resetting, the… (read more)

When logging onto a website, it does not give me the option to save the password. At one point the password was saved, and then we had to reset it. After resetting, the website does not have the new password saved. When looking through the list of saved websites, it does not come up so I can't update it

Asked by laquerres 2 years ago

Last reply by FFus3r 2 years ago

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Do not save passwords

Do not save passwords. Although privacy and security is everything right. A few days a week I am in Germany and a few days in Switzerland. Is it perhaps because of it? … (read more)

Do not save passwords. Although privacy and security is everything right. A few days a week I am in Germany and a few days in Switzerland. Is it perhaps because of it?

Asked by Dannythenanny 1 year ago

Last reply by FredMcD 1 year ago

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doesn't recognize my google log in credentials

I changed my password yesterday to all my google accounts because Firefox is either scrambling my password or something. Now it will not accept the new one either, all my… (read more)

I changed my password yesterday to all my google accounts because Firefox is either scrambling my password or something. Now it will not accept the new one either, all my other devices and browsers work just fine

Asked by frankh50 5 years ago

Last reply by guigs 5 years ago

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Why does the setting "remember passwords for sites" in options keep getting turned off

I like Firefox to remember the passwords for certain sites. I also use Dashlane but there are sites that Firefox only remembers right and vice versa. Every time I start F… (read more)

I like Firefox to remember the passwords for certain sites. I also use Dashlane but there are sites that Firefox only remembers right and vice versa. Every time I start Firefox I find the "Remember passwords for sites" box unchecked in the security options.

I thought it might be Dashlane doing it but I disabled the program and it made no difference

Asked by paulxlus 5 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 5 years ago

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how can i backup passwords from firefox android mobile?

I had a lots of passwords stored in firefox password manager. I reset firefox sync in my PC and all of them are lost. i have them in my mobile phone which i have not sync… (read more)

I had a lots of passwords stored in firefox password manager. I reset firefox sync in my PC and all of them are lost. i have them in my mobile phone which i have not synced yet.

How can i recover my passwords from mobile device? there is a awful lot of them to copy one by one.

Asked by amritkarma 4 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 4 years ago

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How can I export my passwords from firefox sync (not regular firefox) to my computer? This is on quantum

I had lost my passwords, and had all my bookmarks on both firefox quantum, and with developer edition. Even though I think i was signed into sync, I could not get my info… (read more)

I had lost my passwords, and had all my bookmarks on both firefox quantum, and with developer edition. Even though I think i was signed into sync, I could not get my information back. I had done no changes to my computer, and it appears this happened from an update. After searching online, I was able to get my passwords to show synch using developer edition. I am afraid to keep the passwords only using sync, as I am thinking this may happen again... I would like to have a backup file that works, so I can setup an older firefox for events in the future, with my passwords. Please let me know how to export the passwords, or bring back an option for export. If this is not possible, I may not use firefox anymore... I have been using firefox for years, and always have recommended to other people. However, I like the original firefox the best. I do not need a browser which reminds me of chrome or windows. Thank you

Asked by dreicherter 2 years ago

Last reply by FredMcD 2 years ago