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Logins and Passwords

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passw… (funda kabanzi)

My logins and passwords keep getting removed. I have to go and place a copy of the key4, logins, and logins.json back into the folder. Every few days the logins and passwords shows no synced logins found.

Asked by jimmabry 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 4 ezinsukwini ezidlule

Amazon allowed to change my password in Firefox?

On four occasions during the past three months, Amazon has refused my log in to their site, stating that I've not used the correct password. When this occurs, I look at … (funda kabanzi)

On four occasions during the past three months, Amazon has refused my log in to their site, stating that I've not used the correct password. When this occurs, I look at my 'password box' and can see that the number of characters (the black dots) are of a far greater number than the number of characters in my current password by more than 200. When I go to 'Security' in Firefox to view my password, it has indeed changed to a random selection of 200 plus characters. When I erase these characters and retype my original password, Amazon will accept the change and I can log in.

My question: Although I don't expect anyone to know why Amazon is doing this, I'm baffled as to how Firefox can be manipulated by Amazon so as to change my password.

Has anyone experienced this and is there any advice? I'm hopeful that an actual Amazon tech will have a response to this as well as the community.

Thank you,

Placerville

Asked by Placerville 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jonzn4SUSE 1 inyanga edlule

Clearing cache also clears all logins!

Hi All, Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Ca… (funda kabanzi)

Hi All,

Several times I've cleared my cache and managed to also delete ALL of my logins. I most certainly do uncheck the box for "Cookies and Site Data", leaving only "Cached Web Content" checked and it still deletes all info. Also whenever I go back in that page, both are (again) checked.

What am I doing wrong?

Is there a way in "about:config" to default this area to "Cached Web Content" only?

Russ

Asked by RASelkirk 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by RASelkirk 1 inyanga edlule

problem with extensions

Problem One: 1Password extension not working for me. I installed Firefox and made it my primary browser. Extensions have been a disaster for me. First I tried adding the … (funda kabanzi)

Problem One: 1Password extension not working for me. I installed Firefox and made it my primary browser. Extensions have been a disaster for me. First I tried adding the 1 Password extension. I did this because when I tried opening a page from 1 Password uninstalled on the browser, it didn't l as it should (has always done so with Safari). I had to open 1Password separately, and copy the information, which is tedious.

So I installed the 1Password Extension on Firefox. It didn't work unless I'd opened the desktop version of 1Password, it still didn't open and fill.

So I removed the extension. I then decided to give it another try. The extension shows up on Firefox. But now it has a little lock on the icon. The problem is that clicking on the icon doesn't open anything! I've rebooted the computer, and only reinstalled the 1Password extension. The same problem occurs, then, without clicking on the problematic icon, I reboot the computer again. It hasn't helped.

PROBLEM TWO: I'm having an additional problem with extensions. When I click on the extension for Pocket (for instance), the program opens, but fails to recognize that I have a paid subscription, asking me to upgrade. This is true for other sites I have subscriptions to, limiting me using the "free" version, which limits what I can open as well as what I can save.

It sounds unbelievable, but that's what's happened to me. I'm using enhanced tracking protection for all sites. Macbook Pro ; Catalina OS 10.15.7 (19H15) - most recent version Max OS

I appreciate any help you can give me. This is way over my head! I've tried everything I can think of, except for uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox.

Glenn

Asked by Glenn Prentice 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Password check box

In order for Firefox to remember my passwords, I have to go into the passwords options and check the box that states "ask to save my passwords".. it seems to "uncheck" ev… (funda kabanzi)

In order for Firefox to remember my passwords, I have to go into the passwords options and check the box that states "ask to save my passwords".. it seems to "uncheck" every 24 hours or so. Why doesn't the check box stay "checked"?

Asked by enforcer1 2 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 2 izinyanga ezidlule

little confused

Ok so, lets see if this makes any sense. I had a stored password in firerfox obviously. I deleted that password from pass manager but the damn thing is persistent. Ive ma… (funda kabanzi)

Ok so, lets see if this makes any sense. I had a stored password in firerfox obviously. I deleted that password from pass manager but the damn thing is persistent. Ive manually looked at my password storage and verified that the password in question is not there, but yet if I go to sign in ,,boom the password pops up again. WTh guys?? little help?

Asked by squirell 3 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by squirell 3 izinyanga ezidlule

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Username and passwords not autofilling where they supposed to

Username and passwords not autofilling where they supposed to on https://my.account.sony.com, and https://account.mozilla.org. will update the list if i encounter any mor… (funda kabanzi)

Username and passwords not autofilling where they supposed to on https://my.account.sony.com, and https://account.mozilla.org. will update the list if i encounter any more

Asked by Santas Little Helper 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Santas Little Helper 5 izinyanga ezidlule

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Recover user data missing after Firefox update

After updating to the latest Firefox version, Firefox messed up my older version and I couldn't recover my previous settings and quite a lot of passwords. It is very tedi… (funda kabanzi)

After updating to the latest Firefox version, Firefox messed up my older version and I couldn't recover my previous settings and quite a lot of passwords. It is very tedious to go through the whole rigmarole again. Will I recover my old settings and passwords if I reset to the previous running version? Thanks and cheers.

Asked by jalnet1 6 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by jalnet1 6 izinyanga ezidlule

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How can I return to the previous password set up?

Hello The original built in password manager that Firefox had has changed again. It originally changed late last year. Then i returned to the previous password manager … (funda kabanzi)

Hello

The original built in password manager that Firefox had has changed again. It originally changed late last year. Then i returned to the previous password manager by following instructions in this link:

https://prod-tp.sumo.mozit.cloud/en-US/questions/1271509#question-reply

However this solution no longer works. How can i get back to the previous password manager, when it was displayed in a row of columns headed 'Site' 'Username' 'Password' 'Last Changed.' Now once again it is just one long column.

I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks

Asked by dj1dci 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by McCoy 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Update 76.0 has turned on the sync logins passwords option and overwritten my passwords with old ones.

After the update to theversion 76 the settings on two of my separate browsers on mac and windows, having own sets of passwords was overwritten. The option "sync logins" w… (funda kabanzi)

After the update to theversion 76 the settings on two of my separate browsers on mac and windows, having own sets of passwords was overwritten. The option "sync logins" was off now its on and my password list is screwed up.

Asked by icextend 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Pallavi kumari 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox Lockwise says I have 158 saved logins, but when I select "Logins and Passwords" nothing shows up

I have searched every support post that has anything remotely to do with my problem. I have tried booting in safe mode, downloading Firefox ESR and performing folder acro… (funda kabanzi)

I have searched every support post that has anything remotely to do with my problem. I have tried booting in safe mode, downloading Firefox ESR and performing folder acrobatics with key3 and key4 files, I have disabled my anti-virus software. To no avail.

This morning, I was forced to log back in to my Firefox Browser "due to security reasons" and when I did all of my logins and passwords were gone. if I go to about:protections and scroll to the bottom of the page, Firefox Lockwise tells me that I have 158 passwords saved securely. But if I go to Logins & Passwords, there are only the 5 passwords that I have saved today since the issue began.

I NEED HELP!!!!!

Asked by tjwilson1987 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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Firefox browser losing all passwords after asking me to reconnect to Firefox Sync

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the pa… (funda kabanzi)

Happened once a while back but happened again today. Firefox Sync asked me to reconnect, which I did. After that reconnection, and even if "password" is checked in the parameters, all my passwords have disappeared. I do also have Firefox on my phone, which have all my passwords from before the first instance it occured, but it never synchronized to Firefox on my computer. No error messages appears when synchronizing, and everything seems to be normal. Any way to correct the non-synchronization of passwords ? Is there something I'm doing wrong ? Thanks.

Asked by AlexandreP 7 izinyanga ezidlule

Answered by AlexandreP 7 izinyanga ezidlule

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password security is not there in this browser at all

password security is not there in this browser at all ,non technical one can also get vulnerable details of the user easily,when someone has set save password . supposed … (funda kabanzi)

password security is not there in this browser at all ,non technical one can also get vulnerable details of the user easily,when someone has set save password . supposed the gmail accc password is saved and then the user sign out of it, and try to log in again then passwprd is visible again, there should have been password attribute and password should not be visible unless the user enter system password or fingerprint auth, it is very serious issue i think

Asked by niel 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by cor-el 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Passwords not being sync on a recently synced device

Hello! Today I power on my computer and for some reason my Firefox account was not configured on the browser. I just logged in with my Firefox account and wait until it f… (funda kabanzi)

Hello! Today I power on my computer and for some reason my Firefox account was not configured on the browser. I just logged in with my Firefox account and wait until it finishes syncing all. After a few minutes it finished "correctly". I said "Correctly" because I was very surprised when I detect that all my saved passwords were not being sync. I tried with another computer that has the same Firefox account and it has all the passwords, but nothing appears on my computer. I tried several things like restart computer, logout and login again, checked if key.db file exists on my home, etc but nothing works. I just found one difference between the devices (both are Linux and bot are Fedora): On the device that I can see all the passwords Firefox version is 73. On the device that I described before that I cannot see any password Firefox version is 76. Can it be affecting the sync? I'm worried about to update Firefox on the devices that passwords are being displayed and lost it on both devices.

My OS is Fedora 31 and my firefox version is 76.

Thanks!

Asked by ignacio.silvera 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by the-edmeister 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Hi, i've just installed a new version of firefox, i logged in with my account but i've lost my passwords, preference and everything

Hi Sync is not working, i made a new fresh install, changed my password and on this mac and my mobile sync is not working, while in another laptop my preferences, passwor… (funda kabanzi)

Hi Sync is not working, i made a new fresh install, changed my password and on this mac and my mobile sync is not working, while in another laptop my preferences, passwords and everything are there. Now i'm afari to close the other laptop, i could change every password (and they are difficult to remember)

Asked by pietro.bottioni 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by AliceWyman 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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can't login from another computer

Changed my password in lockwise to a generated one on my main pc due to a site breach elsewhere. When I try to login firefox to my laptop to sync it fails because it had … (funda kabanzi)

Changed my password in lockwise to a generated one on my main pc due to a site breach elsewhere. When I try to login firefox to my laptop to sync it fails because it had the old password. When I go in to password and logins on the desktop, it still shows the old password. If I go to lockwise or my account on the desktop and try to log in to my settings, it uses my old account password and tells me wrong password.

But, if I close out firefox on the desktop, then reopen, I am able to access all my other passwords and logins, except changing things in accounts.firefox.com. I do not have a copy of the generated password in lockwise.

How do I fix this?

Asked by kev4 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by AliceWyman 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Having problems logging in to PNC online banking but not with Chrome

On my PC with Firefox, I'm trying to login to PNC online banking from this site: www.onlinebanking.pnc.com. If I manually enter the username and password, the Sign in but… (funda kabanzi)

On my PC with Firefox, I'm trying to login to PNC online banking from this site: www.onlinebanking.pnc.com. If I manually enter the username and password, the Sign in button becomes active, and I can login successfully. But, for this site only, Firefox is not automatically filling the username and password. I have to tap the username field and then select the username from a drop down list of the synced logins. But after I do, the Sign in button remains grayed out and not clickable. For what it's worth, on other websites, Firefox autofills the username and password without me manually selecting it. And I don't have any problems logging in to those websites. But of course, I have none of these problems with Chrome.

As a side note, the Firefox Android browser won't even display a drop down list of synced logins when I tap the username field on www.onlinebanking.pnc.com. Nothing happens when I tap the field. And I did confirm that the login was already synced in the login storage. Again, this problem does not happen with the Chrome Android browser.

I have reinstalled Firefox and also ran it in safe mode, with no luck. How can I fix these problems? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

I'm using Firefox 76.0.1 (64-bit).

Asked by Fat Tony 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Fat Tony 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Auto-generated passwords settings?

Are there settings like a checklist for Uppercase, Lowercase, Numbers, Symbols, Length ? Sometimes I want a more readable password other times sites aren't accepting a pa… (funda kabanzi)

Are there settings like a checklist for Uppercase, Lowercase, Numbers, Symbols, Length ? Sometimes I want a more readable password other times sites aren't accepting a password with/without some of these defined. Also why isn't there a button in the "about:logins" (or a normal dropdown context menu item) to just generate a password in any field, because sometimes it doesn't work for some fields - like changing a password, or I need to generate it separately.

Asked by gendalf 9 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by codetalker 8 izinyanga ezidlule

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Upgrading to Windows 10 seems to have deleted ALL my stored passwords on Firefox accounts?

I have two Firefox accounts. One of them was logged in and saving all my logins and passwords like normal, all was good... Then I did a Windows 10 upgrade, and these pass… (funda kabanzi)

I have two Firefox accounts. One of them was logged in and saving all my logins and passwords like normal, all was good... Then I did a Windows 10 upgrade, and these passwords are nowhere to be found on either of my accounts. I thought that these were saved to the account not the computer??? I'm hoping to get these back, because there were a lot... :( Thanks for any advice.

Asked by Sig 8 izinyanga ezidlule

Last reply by Sig 8 izinyanga ezidlule