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I cannot stay signed in to Yahoo, using the close (X) box or exit in File drop down , signs me out of yahoo. Chrome or Internet Explorer does not do this.

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I cannot stay signed in to Yahoo, using the close (X) box or exit in File drop down , signs me out of yahoo. Chrome or Internet Explorer does not do this.

Closing Firefox, signs me out of Yahoo

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Re: I cannot stay signed in to Yahoo, using the close (X) box or exit in File drop down , signs me out of yahoo. Chrome or Internet Explorer does not do this.

Websites remembering you and automatically log you on is stored in a cookie.

  • Create an allow cookie exception (Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: Exceptions) to keep such a cookie, especially for secure websites and if cookies expire when Firefox is closed.

Make sure that you do not run Firefox in Private Browsing mode.

Do not use Clear Recent History to clear the "Cookies" and the "Site Preferences"

Clearing "Site Preferences" clears all exceptions for cookies, images, pop-up windows, software installation, and passwords.