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How to Manage Passwords in Firefox Computer

Learn how to save and manage saved passwords and usernames in the Firefox computer browser. The saved credentials can be removed or edited in Firefox.

Firefox browser helps users to remember passwords and login credentials. When users enter their username and password for a website, Firefox gives them the option to save the information for future use. Users can manage their saved passwords by going to the Firefox settings and accessing the password manager settings.

Add and Manage Passwords on Firefox browser

Firefox browser has a built-in password manager tool enabling users to view, save, and change their passwords. As you know, there are several sites where we log in every day, and it becomes a challenging task to remember all the passwords. In such situations, the Firefox password manager can help you a lot.

Firefox will store your username and password, and when you revisit the website, it will automatically fill in the username and password in the appropriate fields.

In this post, we will share every piece of information you need about Firefox password manager tools, such as how to view, change, or delete Firefox passwords. So, we shall discuss how to manage passwords in Firefox computers without revolving around the topic further.

Save Username and Password

It is pretty easy to save your essential username and password on Firefox; you need no technical knowledge to save it. The steps we have mentioned below will be able to save your password, so whenever you revisit the particular website, you need not enter your Firefox passwords manually.

Here are the steps to save the username and password:

  1. Head to any websites where you want to save credentials.
  2. Enter your username and password in the associate fields on the website.
  3. Firefox will prompt a dialogue box to save either or ignore the password.
  4. Click the Save button to save your login credentials.

save username and password on Firefox browser Follow similar steps for all the websites with the login details you want to save. This is the easiest way to save passwords on the Firefox browser.

View Saved Passwords

In the long run, we forgot the password and username of the websites. In such a scenario, Firefox will help you to view the website username and password you saved earlier. The Firefox passwords can be viewed anytime you want. Here are the steps to view saved passwords:

  1. Launch the Firefox browser on your computer.
  2. Click on the Menu horizontal 3bar icon option.
  3. Choose the Login and Passwords option.
  4. Select the saved password from the list to view.

view saved passwords on the Firefox computer

On the next screen, you can view all your login information saved on a Firefox computer.

Change Saved Password

If you have changed your old passwords and are now looking for a way to update your Firefox passwords with one, read on. This can be done by following a few steps we have written down. Remember to update Firefox passwords to secure one that is hard to guess.

Here are the steps to change the saved password:

  1. Open the Firefox browser on your computer.
  2. Click the Firefox Account symbol.
  3. From the list of options, choose the Login and Passwords option.
    change saved password on the Firefox computerHere you will see a list of all your Firefox saved passwords.
  4. You need to click on the website which password you want to update and choose the Edit option.
    chnage firefox saved passwords
  5. Make the changes to the username and password corresponding to the site.
  6. Hit on the Save command button.

This will edit the password and save the changes on the Firefox computer browser.

Delete Saved Passwords

If you want to get rid of your Firefox saved passwords, then you can easily remove the saved Firefox passwords from the browser. Even the username gets deleted. Here are the steps to remove the saved password:

  1. Hover your mouse on the Firefox Account icon.
  2. Choose the Login and Passwords option.
    delete Firefox saved passwords
  3. On the next screen, click the Remove button available next to the website, which login information you want to delete.
    delete Firefox saved passwords
  4. Confirm the removal of the saved password.

This will delete the password from the Firefox computer browser. Next time when you visit the same site, you won’t be able to see the saved password prompt.

Bottom Line

If you wish to use a password manager with an easy-to-use interface, then the Firefox password is the best option. We have comprised every essential information you need to learn to manage passwords in the Firefox computer.

The Firefox password manager helps me remember all the passwords and usernames of my social media accounts.

If you still find that we have forgotten to mention any of the information, then let us know using the comment section. Well, that brings us to the conclusion of our post; I hope you have found this helpful information.

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Suresh Choudhary

Suresh has done a Master of Computer Application in Computer Science and has extensive knowledge of computer technology and application. He has 5+ years of experience in technical content writing and writing how-to tutorials. He uses Samsung Internet as the primary browser on his phone. Connect with Suresh on LinkedIn.

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