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Add, Edit, and Manage Passwords in Firefox on the Computer

Want to save and autofill passwords for login pages? Learn how to save and manage your saved logins in the Firefox browser on a computer.

Firefox browser helps store the passwords and login credentials. When we enter our username and password for a website, the browser allows us to save the information for future use.

We can edit, delete, and manage our saved logins by accessing the Password Manager from the Settings page.

Add and Manage Passwords on Firefox browser

In this guide, we have shared the steps to save and manage usernames and passwords for auto sign-in in Mozilla Firefox on a computer.

Saving Logins and Password in Firefox on a Computer

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

Next time you revisit the same website, the username and password information will be auto-filled. You need to hit the Sign In button to access the account.

Viewing Saved Logins in Firefox on the Computer

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.
    view saved passwords on the Firefox computer
  4. Select the Saved Password from the list to view.

On the next screen, you can view all your login information saved in the Firefox browser. However, you must authenticate with a system password or biometric to protect your identity.

You can manually copy the password to use on the website.

Changing a Saved Password in Firefox on the Computer

If you’ve changed a site’s password already stored in the browser, Firefox will prompt you to update the existing password. You can either allow or deny the update.

However, you can manually change the saved password if you do not receive any prompt. 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 computerIt will display a list of all your saved passwords.
  4. Select the website with which password you want to update and click on the Edit command.
    chnage firefox saved passwords
  5. Make the required changes to the username and password field for the site.
  6. Hit on the Save command button.

It will edit the password and save the changes in the browser.

Deleting Stored Logins from the Firefox on the Computer

If you want to remove your saved passwords, you can remove them from the browser. Here are the steps to remove the saved login credentials:

  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.

It will delete the record of saved logins from the browser. Next time you visit the same site, you won’t see the auto-filled sign-in information.

Bottom Line

The Firefox browser’s password manager helps store and autofill the website’s login details. It helps save the password, update it, and delete the credential records that are no longer needed.

A similar feature to save passwords is also available in the Firefox app on Android.

Apart from the logins and passwords, the Firefox browser also offers the option to store the payment credit card information for quick autofilling.

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Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza

Kushal Azza is a Google Certified IT Professional, Digital Content Creator, and Go-To Digital Marketer with Engineering Degree. He has over a decade of experience solving tech problems, troubleshooting, and innovating digital solutions. Follow him on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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