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DELETING PASSWORDS WHEN LOGGED OUT/NOT SYNCED

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Okay, so I decided to sync my Firefox from my laptop with my work computer. I wasn't thinking about it also making all my passwords available on my work computer, which I do not want. I thought just signing out and using the browser 'un synced' would mean the passwords weren't available, but nope. While signed out, if click into passwords I can still see them all. So my question: If I delete the passwords from here (signed out) on my work computer, will it also delete them from my laptop browser (that is signed in)?

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See How do I choose what information to sync on Firefox?. Before doing anything you should turn off syncing Logins and passwords on that computer.

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After signing out, you should see a modal window Disconnect? with a checkbox Delete data from this device (passwords, history, bookmarks, etc.).

You have to select that checkbox to remove data from your work computer. Synced data will remain in your account.

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Thanks! This works, but the problem is it also removes all my bookmarks/toolbar which I would like to retain. I only want to remove the login/passwords. This is a screenshot of the Passwords section (signed out). If I click Remove All Logins, will that only delete them from this computer?

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Isisombululo Esikhethiwe

See How do I choose what information to sync on Firefox?. Before doing anything you should turn off syncing Logins and passwords on that computer.

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Thank you! I unchecked the appropriate boxes, logged out, Removed All Logins and restarted. Voila!

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