How to Create Change Remove Firefox Master Password

How to Create, Change, Remove Firefox Master Password

May. 13, 2014 10:34 am / Posted by Michael Eric to Online Website
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What can Firefox Master Password Do?

The master password is set for the certificate that resides in Firefox. To create a master password in Firefox is helpful if you share your computer with others. It can help you protect stored usernames and passwords in Firefox. Even you can you Firefox Password Manager to store the usernames and passwords you use to access websites and then automatically fills them in for your hard drive, someone with access to your computer can still see them. However, Firefox master password can totally keep you away from this situation.

So this article will introduce the detailed usage of Firefox master password to you. Check how to create, change, remove Firefox master password in the following part.

How to Create, Change, Remove Firefox Master Password

Go through the following steps to create, change, or remove master password in Firefox.

First open orange Firefox, and select Options, click/tap on Options. Or click/tap on the Tools menu, click/tap on Options.

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how to create change remove firefox master password

Here you can click or tap on the Security icon, and do what you would like to do, like create, change, or remove Firefox master password correspondingly.

Note: If you lost your current master password in Firefox, you will not be able to create a new Firefox master password, change a new Firefox master password, or remove the current master password. The first thing you need to do is reset the forgotten Firefox master password. Having no idea? Relax. Get the powerful and efficient Firefox Master Password Recovery to fix this issue.

1. Create Firefox Master Password

  • A. Under Passwords, check the Use a master password box.
  • B. Enter your master password twice, and click or tap on OK.
    Note:
    a. The password quality meter will indicate the difficulty of guessing the password. So it's really necessary to know to how to choose a secure yet easy-to-remember password.
    b. Make sure you have written down the new created password and keep it somewhere safe as a backup. If you forget your master password, you will lose the access of any of the information protected by it in Firefox.
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  • C. Click or tap on OK.

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2. Change Firefox Master Password

  • A. Under Passwords, click or tap on the Change Master Password button.

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  • B. Enter your current master password, then enter your new master password twice, and click or tap on OK.

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  • C. Click or tap on OK.

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3. Remove Firefox Master Password

  • A. Under Passwords, check the Use a master password box.

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  • B. Enter your current master password to confirm, and click or tap on Remove.

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  • C. Click or tap on OK.

That's all for the introduction of how to create, change, or remove your master password in Firefox. As for tips of Firefox browser, you can click here to learn how to speed up your Firefox.

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