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Stop asking to save passwords for NEW sites, yet keep filling passwords for ALREADY SAVED sites

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So here is my problem. I have a handful of website where I have let FF save/fill my username and password information. For these few sites, I WANT FF to save and continue to fill my login information; however, I do not want FF to save my credentials for ANY OTHER SITE.

Now while I already have my login info saved in FF for these few sites, if I disable "Remember passwords for sites" in the Security Options, FF stops filling my login info for these sites (despite the fact that it still has the info saved). Once I re-check this option, FF starts filling my passwords again.

As far as I know, disabling "Remember passwords for sites" is the only way to get FF to stop asking me if I want to have it save my password, but if I do that it will also stop filling the passwords I have already saved.

So, is there a way to either: A) Have "Remember passwords for sites" disabled, but STILL have FF fill the passwords I have already saved, or B) Have "Remember passwords for sites" enabled, but STOP asking me to save passwords for ALL new websites?

I ONLY want FF to save AND fill the passwords I already have saved. I do not want to be asked to save passwords for any new sites whatsoever.

Is this possible? Perhaps an add-on or about:config setting I could change?

Thanks in advance!

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https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/password-manager-remember-delete-change-passwords

In the Remember Password prompt: 2nd bulleted item - this choice is offered "To tell Firefox to never remember usernames and passwords for the current website, click the drop-down menu and select Never Remember Password for This Site. In the future, when you log in to the website you won't be prompted to save the username and password."

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Chosen Solution

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/password-manager-remember-delete-change-passwords

In the Remember Password prompt: 2nd bulleted item - this choice is offered "To tell Firefox to never remember usernames and passwords for the current website, click the drop-down menu and select Never Remember Password for This Site. In the future, when you log in to the website you won't be prompted to save the username and password."

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Thanks edmeister, but I already knew that. That is not my question.

I do not want to have to select, "Never Remember" for every single site I go to, I just want FF to stop asking me to save passwords completely from this point forward, as if "Remember passwords for sites" was un-selected.

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You'll need to see if there is an add-on available to modify the way Firefox handles that - I am unaware of one. https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/

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Note that using Firefox in Private Browsing mode would have this effect. Otherwise you would have to toggle the signon.rememberSignons pref via an extension (PrefBar could do this) or a custom button and only enable the Password Manager if you are on a website where you want to use it.